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Louth

(louth), county (1991 pop. 90,724), 317 sq mi (821 sq km), NE Republic of Ireland. The county seat is DundalkDundalk
, town (1991 pop. 30,061), seat of Co. Louth, NE Republic of Ireland, near the mouth of the Castletown River at Dundalk Bay. It has a port that exports livestock, barley, and other crops.
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. The region borders the Irish Sea from the mouth of the Boyne River to Carlingford Lough. The terrain is an undulating plain, except for a hilly district in the north. Principal rivers are the Fane, the Glyde, and the Dee. Among the industries are cotton and linen manufacturing, brewing, and food processing. Dundalk, DroghedaDrogheda
, town (1991 pop. 24,656), Co. Louth, E central Republic of Ireland, on the Boyne River. The town has a port that exports agricultural products (especially to Liverpool).
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, and Greenore are ports. The region is associated with the exploits of the legendary Irish hero Cuchulain and was, near Annagassan on the Glyde, the site of a major Viking fort and settlement (est. A.D. 841) that was later eclipsed by Dublin.

Louth

(louth), town (1991 pop. 14,093), in the Parts of Lindsey, Lincolnshire, E England, on the Lud River. Although a canal was built to the Humber estuary in the 18th cent., Louth is no longer an important river port. The town's industries include trading, the processing of farm produce, and the manufacture of agricultural implements, malt, and lime. Alfred TennysonTennyson, Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron
, 1809–92, English poet. The most famous poet of the Victorian age, he was a profound spokesman for the ideas and values of his times.
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 was a pupil at the 13th-century grammar school (rebuilt 1869). There are ruins of a Cistercian abbey founded in 1139; for centuries Louth was an important religious center. The parish church of St. James, noted for its spire, dates from the early 16th cent. The first protests of the Pilgrimage of GracePilgrimage of Grace,
1536, rising of Roman Catholics in N England. It was a protest against the government's abolition of papal supremacy (1534) and confiscation (1536) of the smaller monastic properties, intensified by grievances against inclosures and high rents and taxes.
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 took place in Louth in 1536.
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Louth

a county of NE Republic of Ireland, in Leinster province on the Irish Sea: the smallest of the counties. County town: Dundalk. Pop.: 101 821 (2002). Area: 821 sq. km (317 sq. miles)
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Louth couldn't recover from those hammer blows and finally came apart in the second period, landing only four points and ending the game with 13 men.
STANDINGS P W D L +/- Pts Down 6501 1410 Laois 6402 11 8 Westmeath 5 3 1 1 11 7 Longford 6312 4 7 Louth 530219 6 Carlow 6213 -1 5 Offaly 6114-11 3 Sligo(R) 6006-47 0 FIXTURES: (2pm) Down v Louth, Pairc Esler; Laois v Carlow, O'Moore Park; Sligo v Offaly, TBC; Westmeath v Longford, TEG Cusack Park
Louth had the better of the possession in the early stages of the game without really threatening Mick Clark's goal.
It looks sure to precipitate stern measures outlawing pitch invasions and the Louth county board can expect serious censure.
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Wicklow have now lost all three games and the victory for Louth sees them right up there in the promotion shakeup as they jet out for a holiday to Marbella this morning.
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After Louth had contended strongly for promotion to Division Two in the League, a 26-point beating, the third biggest win of Jim Gavin's Dublin reign, was certainly larger than expected, particularly with the All-Ireland champions playing with 14 players for the majority of the game.
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The ageless veteran, so reliable for Offaly with crucial goals and points in the past, drove an injury time free wide in this Bank of Ireland All-Ireland second round qualifier against Louth.
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