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St Peter's Church

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Church Lane | Saint Peter's Place, Drogheda, Ireland
+353 41 983 8791
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A majestic community respite nestled within the central commercial district of Drogheda

St Peter's is one of those churches, where in the staircase ascent, one begins to feel a bit of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Westchester County, New York
Beautiful and inspiring

I was moved by the beauty of the church and the solemnous of mass. It is a centerpiece location in... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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“oliver plunkett” (81 reviews)
“his head” (18 reviews)
“on display” (26 reviews)
Church Lane | Saint Peter's Place, Drogheda, Ireland
+353 41 983 8791
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

St Peter's is one of those churches, where in the staircase ascent, one begins to feel a bit of simple majesty looming ahead. There's no disappointment upon entrance. We happened to arrive just before Mass was beginning and witnessed a strong assemblage relative to today's...More

Thank preglad
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I was moved by the beauty of the church and the solemnous of mass. It is a centerpiece location in Drogheda in the heart of city centre. Also, for those interested in relics St. Peters contains the remains of St. Oliver Plunkett's head.

Thank CroonerBobby
Reviewed 12 October 2017

St. Peter's Church is right downtown in Drogheda. Certainly worth stopping to see! It's beautiful inside and out and is famous for housing the National Shrine to St. Oliver Plunkett. The shrine is very elaborate and contains the preserved head of the saint.

Thank mac09
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The visit to Drogheda has to be started at this spot, to understand the life of Oliver Plunkett. A useful, informative, computer interface stall, provides the visitor background information. Oliver was cruelly treated in England, where he was hung, drawn and quartered, a terrible injustice...More

Thank Rose W
Reviewed 9 October 2017

One of Ireland’s priceless Church. Just unbelievable beauty, you must see if you are anywhere near. Parking available

Thank claudiebeetle
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

A stunning Church, beautiful shrine to St Oliver Plunkett, (if the idea of an entire head in a reliquary doesnt appeal to you, just look at the door to the cell where he was kept before his martyrdom, and the portrait,) lovely windows and Stations...More

Thank Geraldine H
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

One of most beautiful churches.. My friend even baptist her daughter there.. One thing you need to go and see if you are in drogheda ❤️😊

Thank jana44444
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Great history beautiful built church . The history and relics of St Oliver Plunkett are in a section of the church that paid tribute to. The history and pieces of that history and the actual skull of St Oliver is there with the prison door...More

Thank ddbutterbean
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Loved this site. Church was beautiful. Walking the grounds was so peaceful. Loved the stain glass. Having the stations of the cross outside was incredible. I had a wonderful visit with my husband. Would definitely visit this site again.

Thank flycyn865
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is an excellent church with great architecture and history. We highly recommend it as there are Catholic relics, nice stained glass, and beautiful organ.

Thank Thomas3232
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Cip D
27 October 2016|
Response from Eamonn H | Reviewed this property |
yes u can take pictures ok
Anna Z
23 October 2016|
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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
Nesrin O
17 July 2015|
Response from Eamonn H | Reviewed this property |
you can call in anytime church open all day