Your gateway to Louth's history
|Louth County Archives Service is located in a mid-19thcentury gaol building located on the Ardee Road, Dundalk. It is a repository for the public and private archives of County Louth. If you have a collection that you would like to donate to the County Archives we would be delighted to hear from you.|
By appointment, preferably one week in advance (or more if travelling long-distance) Mon – Fri: 9am – 12pm, 2pm – 4pm
Readers are required to complete an application form on their first visit, after reading the Rules for Readers. Copying fees apply.
Readers' Application Form
Rules for Readers
The entrance is on the Ardee Road at the rear of the Dundalk Garda Station. (Please note there is no access via the adjacent Machinery Yard).
Louth County Archives
Tel: +353 (0)42 9324358
View the online catalogue.
Universal Declaration on Archives adopted by UNESCO
‘The Declaration is an important step in improving understanding and awareness of archives among the general public and key decision-makers. It is a powerful, succinct statement of the relevance of archives in modern society’ as stated by the International Council on Archives. For more information, see http://icarchives.webbler.co.uk/?lid=13343&bid=1101.
Text of the Universal Declaration on Archives (1 page)(size 203.2 KB)