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St Peter's Church

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Hadn't been here since attending on a scool tour more than 50 years ago! Beautiful stained glass... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Maynooth, Ireland
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Beautiful glas Windows

The Church is worth a visit. There is a mumified head of an old archbishop, Oliver Plunkett, but I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Copenhagen, Denmark
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Church Lane | Saint Peter's Place, Drogheda, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Hadn't been here since attending on a scool tour more than 50 years ago! Beautiful stained glass windows and a wonderfully ornate altar. Home of course to the enshrined head of St. Oliver Plunkett. Worth seeing and getting to understand the history while in Drogheda...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Church is worth a visit. There is a mumified head of an old archbishop, Oliver Plunkett, but I found The glass Windows more interesting.

Thank InaMariaBarbara
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's famous building in Drogheda, worth to visit if you in town, you will find some old history facts inside and even famous priest head.

Thank Gvidas D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The church steps were littered with Cigarette ends and tin cans. The church had a dungeon door on display for some unknown reason - best avoided.

Thank kevin H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mostly known for having Oliver plunkett's head on display in a glass case.The church is in the centre of town within walking distance of small shopping centres,Hotels and restaurants. Also Bus station not more than 10 mins walk train 20mins walk.get your walking shoes on...More

Thank lorraineandjohn1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travelled to Drogheda by train from Dublin especially to see St Peters Church and learn more about St Oliver. The Church is huge and able to be seen from many vantage points around the town so it was easily found. The stained glass is...More

Thank Gwen008
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The church is an imposing building in the middle of West Street Drogheda. For something that is free it is well worth a visit. but please take your time. The building is built from local Limestone, the locals will tell you there is plenty of...More

Thank Martin P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely to pop in here & see St. Oliver’s head. It’s a bit creepy and wonderfully strange. It’s preserved perfectly. The jail door is fascinating. Wait till you see the stain glass windows @ the organ. Wow. So amazing wow. No matter what your beliefs...More

Thank Wilderberries
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took part in the annual Drogheda St. Oliver Camino which visited 7 churches in the town. It was a very interesting walk around the town and ended up in St Peters which is the main church on West Street. The church houses the relic...More

Thank GerLMcK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this place is full of history. oliver plunkits head is in there for all to see.and inside looks like a church with in a church.good place for photos.i was in there today.

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Cip D
27 October 2016|
Response from Eamonn H | Reviewed this property |
yes u can take pictures ok
Anna Z
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Response from Malachy G | Reviewed this property |
No admission it's a church a very wonderful church I grew up going every Sunday spectacular
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17 July 2015|
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you can call in anytime church open all day