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Ardee (barony)

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Sovereign state  Republic of Ireland
Area  217.8 km²
County  Louth

Ardee (Irish: Baile Átha Fhirdhia) is a barony in County Louth, Republic of Ireland. Ity is named after the town of Ardee (Irish: Baile Átha Fhirdhia, "town of Ferdiad's ford").

Ardee is located in central County Louth, between the Keeran River and Dundalk Bay. The barony is bordered to the north by Louth; to the south by Ferrard; and to the west by Lower Slane, County Meath and Farney, County Monaghan.

The barony was formed from the district of Uí Seanchain (Hy Segan, Hy Seanghain, O'Shanaghan). In 841, Vikings established a longphort (raiding base) at Linn Duachaill, Annagassan.

List of settlements

  • Ardee
  • Castlebellingham
  • References

    Ardee (barony) Wikipedia


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