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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
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
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
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
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
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