St Peter's Church

St Peter's Church, Drogheda

St Peter's Church
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Annie R
Leesburg, VA105 contributions
Solo
Beautiful church with daily masses, a choir and daily confessions. The architecture is amazing and the church well-preserved in part by keeping the heavy doors locked except for 8-1130 every morning. The local population is demonstrably proud.
Written 20 September 2021
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thecelticyank
Belturbet, Ireland105 contributions
I always bring my US visitors to St. Peter's Church. It is a beautiful church in the centre of Drogheda. Oliver Plunkett's head (a 17th-century Irish martyr) resides in a shine in the church - worth a visit and a great historical asset.
Written 27 September 2020
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stephen a
Newtownards, UK1,345 contributions
Couples
Whilst in Drogheda called in for a visit. The inside was amazing. It had on display the head of St Oliver Plunketts, the door of Newgate prison cell where he was kept and a relic of the true cross. A must see if you are in the area
Written 22 September 2020
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IaMi
County Meath, Ireland458 contributions
Solo
Even though I am not Catholic I love to come to this church as I can pray, I can find my peace and I can lit a candle for people I love and I know God hears my prayers.
Such a peaceful place.
I was sas when was closed during the pandemic restrictions.
Written 10 September 2020
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Athenry72
Athenry, Ireland293 contributions
Family
We were on a day trip in Drogheda and while the others were shopping we went off exploring the town. St Patrick's church is in the center of town and cannot be missed with the spectacular spire to help locate it. The church is lovely and a beautiful building. The interior, like most churches is very relaxed and a respectful, ambient athmosphere. Myself and my son, neither strong practising Catholics felt quite comfortable there. The bone relics, head of St. Oliver Plunkett and the door of his prison cell are very interesting albeit a bit macabre. The exhibits are very well explained and the story is detailed in exhibits.
There is also a relic of the true cross which is quite interesting. My son was intrigued as to my explanation of the importance of the relics to the Catholic faith.
This church is a fantastic building and the relics may give some insight into religious belief. There is no charge but I gave a donation and light a few candles for the dead people I know. Definitely worth a visit if in the area.
Written 7 August 2020
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Puds-13
Drogheda, Ireland25 contributions
Family
Went to mass at 11 on Sunday it was amazing male voice choir took me to another place it was lovely... always went as family when I was growing up it’s a fabulous place to be
Written 6 January 2020
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steve g
Concord, CA27 contributions
The history about the church was interesting. Easy to walk around and take pictures. Really liked the architecture, stained glass, bodies buried under the floor and the interesting tile floor.
Written 19 November 2019
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Ignatius C
Drogheda, Ireland3 contributions
Family
One of the oldest and best Catholic church in town. I love to worship here. It has beautiful views of the ancient
Written 15 November 2019
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IaMi
County Meath, Ireland458 contributions
Solo
I love this church. It is beautiful and peaceful.
I often go there on weekends to pray and find some peace.
The architecture and the way it gives you peace it's just a blessing.
Written 14 November 2019
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Marie O
Belfast, UK17 contributions
Friends
I visited St Peter's Church in Drogheda yesterday with some friends and was really impressed. It has been more than 50 years since we were last there and although there have been a few changes over the years the Church is still very welcoming and the writings about Oliver Plunkett and his relics were great to see after all these years. Glad to visit her again - brought back so many memories.
Written 6 November 2019
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