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St Peter's Church

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Address: Church Lane | Saint Peter's Place, Drogheda, Ireland
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Oliver Plunkett

In the centre of the town - very interesting reading about Oliver Plunkett and what happened to him - also that his head is kept in the church

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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belfast-UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

In the centre of the town - very interesting reading about Oliver Plunkett and what happened to him - also that his head is kept in the church

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Plainfield
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went to see St. Oliver's Head, but was pleasantly surprised to find such a lovely church in Drogheda. The windows may not be as elaborately done as in some more well-known cathedrals, but they were beautiful never-the-less.

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San Angelo, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of my favorite things to visit is old churches, and this one was certainly impressive! The stained glass and high ceilings are true works of art! This is a must see if you are in the area

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Drogheda, Ireland
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit brilliant architecture fine representation of time gone by and of course Oliver Plunkett,s head a must see if in the area

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Drogheda, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Christmas Eve in St Peter's with the Drogheda Male Voice Choir. A welcome celebration of a special time of year with family and friends.

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Manorhamilton, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Gorgeous church with so much character,beautifully decorated,such beautiful paintings,really magnificent ceiling.

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Athens, Greece
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Like almost any other average catholic church of its era. Good to see if u are around and have time.

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Drogheda, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Good church to visit while in town. Oliver Plunkets head and cellar door on display here. A Spacious and historic old church. Many steps leading up. Christmas day mass here was disapponting. A nice big crib yes but no music, atmosphere and no choir . Far too formal.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Such a peaceful place. Beautiful both inside and out. Famous for the head and relics of St Oliver Plunkett and there's lots of displays, some interactive, about his life. But even aside from that it's a really lovely place to visit even if it's just to sit in peace away from the hustle and bustle of the town. Free to... More 

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Drogheda, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

A place of quiet and contemplation right in the centre of town. Easy to find but there are difficulties for parking as in all towns. Worth the effort however if only to see at Oliver's relics. I got married here so I love it

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