Dundalk, Ireland

Seaport, County Louth, on the Castletown River. It contains the ruins of a Franciscan priory. Here Edward Bruce, invading Ireland from Scotland, proclaimed himself king and was defeated and killed by the English in 1318. It is a mensal parish of the Archdiocese of Armagh. The Marist Fathers came here to conduct a college in 1861.

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