Louth is in northeastern Ireland, on Dundalk Bay, an inlet
of the Irish Sea, is smallest of the
Dundalk, the county town, and Drogheda are the chief
Dundalk is the county town. Louth is situated on an
extensive plain. Except for a hilly region in the
northeast, the land is low and fertile.
The land is mainly used for cattle and sheep raising, but
there is some cultivation of vegetables and oats.
Industry is limited to the towns and includes the
manufacture of textiles, beer, and food products. Tourism is also very important to Louth