Calling all history lovers! Are you looking for something interesting to do on your next day off? Or do you just love to explore ancient ruins? If so, make sure to visit The Tholsel in Carlingford! This magnificent structure is the last of its kind in Carlingford and is one of very few still remaining in Ireland as a whole.
The structure would have acted as a town gate in medieval times and would have been almost doubling its modern size. It was often used as a toll, and this is where taxes were placed on goods leaving and entering the town. The building was also used to hold town council meetings and was often a place where key decisions were taken in order to run the town. So, what are you waiting for? Make the most of your next day off, and visit The Tholsel in Carlingford Co Louth!