Dundalk (/ d ʌ n ˈ d ɔː (l) k / dun-DAW(L)K; Irish: Dún Dealgan is the county town of County Louth, Ireland. The town is on the Castletown River, which flows into Dundalk Bay on the east coast of Ireland. It is halfway between Dublin and Belfast, close to the border with Northern Ireland.
Dundalk (en irlandés: Dún Dealgan) es una ciudad, capital del condado de Louth en la provincia de Leinster, en el noreste de la República de Irlanda. La ciudad se encuentra aproximadamente en el punto medio entre las ciudades de Dublín y Belfast .
Dundalk (Irish: Dún Dealgan) is a town in County Louth, Republic of Ireland, near the border with Northern Ireland. It takes its name from Dún Dealgan, "Dalga's fort" and officially became a town in 1189. It is located at a ford on the Castletown River.
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The area now known as Dundalk was first explored by John Smith in 1608. Up until this time, the area had been occupied by the tribes of the Susqquehanna. In 1856 Henry McShane, an immigrant from Ireland, established the McShane Bell Foundry on the banks of the Patapsco River in the then far southeastern outskirts of Baltimore. The foundry later rel...
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 17.4 square miles (45.0 km2), of which 13.1 square miles (33.8 km2) is land and 4.3 square miles (11.2 km2), or 24.84%, is water. Most of Dundalk is flat and very near sea level, with a few small hills close to the city of Baltimore to the west. Dundalk is part of the Atlanti...
As of the censusof 2010, there were about 63,597 people. The racial makeup of Dundalk was about 79.9% white, 13.0% African American, 3.0% Hispanic, 1.0% Asian, and 3.1% all other. There were 24,772 households, out of which 29.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.5% were married couplesliving together, 16.1% had a female househol...
Some of the major roads in the Dundalk area are: 1. Dundalk Avenue 2. Eastern Avenue 3. Holabird Avenue 4. Merritt Boulevard 5. North Point Boulevard 6. Sollers Point Road 7. Wise Avenue
Public transportation between Sparrows Point, Dundalk and Baltimore City was operated by the United Railways and Electric Company's (later the Baltimore Transit Company) #26 streetcar line which ran down the middle of Dundalk Avenue until August 1958. Until the early 1950s, the line carried the famous "Red Rocket" streetcars which were two and three car trains of wooden trolleys. During World War II's rush hours on the line, trains operated on a 30-second headway. Between 1940 and 1972, bus s...
Dundalk contains a campus of the Community College of Baltimore County, known as CCBC-Dundalk. It was formerly known as Dundalk Community College. For primary and secondary education Dundalk is served by the Baltimore County Public Schools system, with Dundalk High School, Patapsco High School, and Sparrows Point High School being the major high sc...
Dundalk is under jurisdiction of Baltimore County Police Department, Dundalk (Precinct 12), which is located at 428 Westham Way. There are multiple fire stations serving within the Dundalk area. 1. Dundalk Station 6 2. Eastview Station 15 3. Edgemere Station 9 4. Sparrows Point Station 57 5. North Point-Edgemere Vol. Station 26 6. Wise Avenue Vol. ...Dundalk Renaissance Corporation (nonprofit community development corporation)"Nasty" Nestor Aparicio, sports writer and radio talk show host, radio station ownerKevin Clash, native and resident of Dundalk's Turner Station neighborhood; performs Elmo and other MuppetcharactersNeidt, C. (2006). "Gentrification and grassroots: Popular support in the revanchist suburb". Journal of Urban Affairs, Vol. 28, No. 2, 99–120.Reutter, M. (2004). Making Steel: Sparrows Point and the Rise and Ruin of American Industrial Might. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press.Rudacille, Deborah (2010). Roots of Steel: Boom and Bust in an American Mill Town. Pantheon. ISBN 978-0-375-42368-0Vicino, Thomas, J. (2008). Transforming Race and Class in Suburbia: Decline in Metropolitan Baltimore. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
The town is on the Castletown River, which flows into Dundalk Bay on the east coast of Ireland. It is halfway between Dublin and Belfast, close to the border with Northern Ireland. It is the eighth largest urban area in Ireland, with a population of 39,004 as of the 2016 census.
Dundalk, Irish Dún Dealgan (“Dealgan’s Fort”), seaport, urban district, and administrative centre of County Louth, extreme northeastern Ireland. It lies near the mouth of the Castletown River on Dundalk Bay, about 45 miles (70 km) north of Dublin. Dundalk received charters from King John about 1200 and