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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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Built by my ancestors from Newtown Platten so I'm biased!

As my family had a hand in the building of this church, I can't wait to call in when I'm passing. A... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
Cathy C
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Cheshire
Classic church

Whow what a fantastic church in a small town as Drogheda . So large and beautiful old windows... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2017
Stockholm_SwedenHans
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Stockholm, Sweden
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“oliver plunkett” (82 reviews)
“his head” (19 reviews)
“on display” (27 reviews)
LOCATION
Church Lane | Saint Peter's Place, Drogheda, Ireland
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+353 41 983 8791
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"visiting drogheda"
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"his life"
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

As my family had a hand in the building of this church, I can't wait to call in when I'm passing. A real treasure in history

Thank Cathy C
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Reviewed 24 December 2017

Whow what a fantastic church in a small town as Drogheda . So large and beautiful old windows. Realt worth a visit.

Thank Stockholm_SwedenHans
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Very nice....have been to better xmas day masses.....no choir here but a lovely old church.....Beautiful Crib and Alter......and of course this church is full of history.

Thank kieran10800
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

I pass by here regularly but hadn't visited in years. I decided to pop in one day. Such an impressive church. From the beautiful steps to the high roof to the rose windows. Fabulous inside. They also have a lovely little exhibition and shrine to...More

Thank Maura C
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

St. Peter's Church is beautiful in the midst of Drogheda near a few other historical areas and some cobblestone roads. An extra bonus was seeing St. Oliver Plunkett's head and reading the information about how he became a saint.

Thank dmallen32
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

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
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 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
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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
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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
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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
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yes u can take pictures ok
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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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you can call in anytime church open all day
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