About us

Founded in Dundalk in 1903, the Society’s main objects are to preserve, examine and illustrate all ancient monuments, memorials and documents of County Louth and adjoining districts, to study the arts, manners and customs of the past to which these monuments belong, to find out all that is ascertainable about the archaeology and history of the area and to assist the museums in the County, and the County Archive, to discharge their functions.

Latest news

Music and history at Beaulieu House – 31st July
July 17, 2019 6:43 pm

The Road to Lough Swilly composed and arranged by Michael Holohan will be performed on 31st July at 8p.m. at […]

Summer excursion programme 2019
May 16, 2019 1:25 pm

The Society’s excursion programme for Summer 2019 has now been finalized. Events this year include an all day trip to […]

Launch of Drogheda Atlas
May 11, 2019 10:42 am

  Irish Historic Towns Atlas No. 29, Drogheda/Droichead Átha   7.30pm Tuesday 14 May 2019 Highlanes Gallery, St Laurence St, […]


Membership of the Society is open to all persons, whether living in Ireland or abroad. Membership is also open to corporate and state bodies such as libraries and educational institutions.

Membership entitles you to attend all public meetings, including the AGM, of the Society and to receive notification of all public events organised by the Society i.e. lectures, excursions, and book launches. Members receive a complimentary copy of the Society’s journal which is published annually and online access to the Ireland Collection of journals and periodicals held by the JSTOR digital repository. In addition, members enjoy preferential rates on the purchase of back issues of the Society’s journal and other publications and on participation in Society excursions

The current membership fee is €20.00 for a calendar year. Members of more than ten years standing have the option of purchasing life membership for the sum of €200.00.

Membership fees may be paid securely online via the Membership page or by clicking on the link below. Fees may also be paid by cheque or wire transfer; details for such payments may be obtained from the Hon. Treasurer by emailing louthontreas03@gmail.com.


Walking tour of Termonfeckin

August 25, 2019 2:30 pm

Evening visit to Dunany

July 24, 2019 5:00 pm

Afternoon Bus Trip to Drumirril

July 13, 2019 2:00 pm

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