Louth Heritage - Publications

Publications

Louth built heritage publications

'Archaeology Ireland' Heritage Guide number 73: "Where Ferdia fell: Ardee, County Louth"
Download the Ardee Heritage Guide

'Archaeology Ireland' Heritage Guide number 71: "Monasterboice"
Download the Monasterboice Heritage Guide


'Archaeology Ireland' Heritage Guide number 69: "The Route of An Táin Bó Cúailgne in County Louth"
Download the Táin heritage guide

'Archaeology Ireland' Heritage Guide number 55: "Hill of Slane" (County Meath)
Download the Hill of Slane guide

'Archaeology Ireland' Heritage Guide number 37: "Hill of Faughart"
Download the outide of the guide
Download the inside of the guide

'Archaeology Ireland' Heritage Guide number 23: "The medieval town walls of Drogheda"
Download the guide

'Archaeology Ireland' Heritage Guide number 15: "The Cooley Peninsula"
Download the guide

Faughart graveyard conservation and management report (2015)
Please note that ownership of and responsibility for this nationally-important site is currently unknown
Download this conservation report

Ulster's Changing Borders report
Download this document [4.8 MB]

Conservation and management plan for the walled town of Ardee (adopted 13 October 2010)

Download this document

Short summary of the Monasterboice Conservation Study (two pages)
Download this document

Monasterboice Conservation Study (adopted May 2010)
Download this document (8.8MB)

The Architecture of Main Street, Blackrock (Blackrock Tidy Towns)
Download this document (1.7MB)

Conservation Plan for Town Walls and other defences of Drogheda (adopted October 2006)
Download this publication [PDF: 8.5MB]

Conservation and Management Plan for the walled town of Carlingford (adopted March 2008)
Download this publication [PDF: 1.85 MB]   

A guide to Architectural Conservation Areas in Louth
Download this document

Guidelines for development in Louth's Architectural Conservation Areas (ACAs)
Download this publication 

Louth and Monaghan joint survey of abandoned railway infrastructure Overall Project Report)
Download the railway survey main report (15MB)

Volumes of the inventory
Site inventory, volume one - Dublin to Belfast mainline and the Ardee branch line (6 MB)
Site inventory, volume two - Dundalk to Enniskillen line (19.5 MB)
Site inventory, volume three - Carrickmacross Branch, Armagh to Castleblayney line and Cootehill branch (9 MB)
Site inventory, volume four - Portadown to Cavan line (11 MB)
Site inventory, volume five - Greenore to Dundalk and Greenore to Newry lines, Drogheda to Oldcastle line and Drogheda Cement Factory Branch (14 MB)

Louth natural heritage publications

Louth Hedgerow Survey 2014
Download the survey of a sample of Louth's hedges

Louth Wetland Survey 2014
Download the final section of Louth's wetland survey (a three year project)

Louth Geological Heritage Survey (2013)
Download the survey of important geological sites in County Louth

Louth Wetland Survey 2012
Download the Louth Wetland Survey 2012

Louth Wetland Survey 2011
Download the Louth Wetland Survey 2011 (main report only)

Ecological Survey of Carlingford (Carlingford Tidy Towns)

Download this document (4.7MB)

The Ecology of Blackrock (Blackrock Tidy Towns)
Download this publication [PDF: 5.8MB]

Geological field-guide to Cooley, Gullion, Mourne and Slieve Croob (hard copies are available from the Geological Survey)
Download this document [PDF: 4.2MB]

Policy documents

National Heritage Plan
Download this publication [PDF: 1.9MB]

Louth Heritage Plan (English)
Download this publication [PDF: 2.4MB]

Plean Oidhreachta Lú (Louth Heritage Plan in Irish)
Download this publication [PDF: 2.1MB]

Louth Landscape Character Assessment (2002)
Download this publication [PDF: 1.9MB]