Directions to Dundalk & Faughart

If you are taking part in the pilgrimage for more than one day it might be best to travel to Dundalk by public transport.  The following options are available.

Bus Eireann

From Dublin the 100X bus leaves from outside the Customs House Quay daily, near the bus depot on the hour, every hour from 7am in the morning until 10pm at night. (www.buseireann.ie)

Translink

From Belfast the 8.00am train leaves Belfast Central Station and arrives in Dundalk at 09.15am (www.translink.co.uk)

Train

Leaves Dublin Connolly Station at 07.35am or 09.30am (www.irishrail.ie)

From Belfast the 8.00am train leaves Belfast Central Station and arrives in Dundalk at 09.15am (www.translink.co.uk)

If you are travelling to Dundalk there will be a Minibus which will bring pilgrims to Faughart, details of this will be sent in the final booking letter.

People wishing to join the Pilgrimage at Faughart Shrine

From Dublin, Drogheda and all points south of Dundalk

Take exit 18 from M1 going north take the very first exit onto L71000 follow this road for approx 1 mile and you will see Faughart shrine on the left-hand side car park there

 

From M1 going south

Take exit 18 and go through the small roundabout on to a small roundabout Take the second exit from this on to the large Ballymacscanlon roundabout take the 4th exit from the roundabout cross the bridge exit onto L71000 follow this road for approx 1 mile and you will see Faughart shrine on the left-hand side. Car park there.

 

From Monaghan /Castleblayney

Take exit 18 from M1 going north

Take the very first exit onto L71000 follow this road for approx. 1 mile and you will see Faughart shrine on the left-hand side Car park there

From Carlingford

Take the road to Dundalk until you come to the Ballymascanlon roundabout then take the 3rd exit from the roundabout, cross the bridge, exit onto L71000 follow this road for approx. 1 mile   and you will see Faughart shrine on the left-hand side Car park there

 

Do not leave handbags or other valuables visible in your car