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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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Very peaceful

I love this church...it.s nice to sit and listen to the music play in the back ground..Blessed... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2015
Mary D
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Clogherhead, Ireland
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very genuine serene church with superb historic features very nicely explained. Oliver Plunkett's... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2015
Brian L
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Dublin, Ireland
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“oliver plunkett” (81 reviews)
“his head” (18 reviews)
“on display” (26 reviews)
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Church Lane | Saint Peter's Place, Drogheda, Ireland
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Reviewed 17 March 2015

I love this church...it.s nice to sit and listen to the music play in the back ground..Blessed Oliver Plunkets head is on display and attracts a lot of visitors...highly recommend a visit.....

Thank Mary D
Reviewed 10 March 2015

very genuine serene church with superb historic features very nicely explained. Oliver Plunkett's head is very nicely displayed and his story very simply told on some lovey graphics.

Thank Brian L
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Magnificent Cathedral with wide aisles and stained glass windows. The head of Saint Oliver Plunkett is held in a glass case at the side alter and the door of his cell is on view as well. There is no indication of it's violent history during...More

1  Thank Ciaran53
Reviewed 10 February 2015

I would say mysterious even it was factual. To have the head of the a martyr in here. It was so hard to comprehend and yet true.

2  Thank Malou674
Reviewed 4 February 2015

Beautifully built church holding the Head of St. Oliver Plunkett. It also houses the prison door that St. Oliver spent his last night behind. There is also a piece of the True Cross in the Church and it is only one of 2 churches in...More

1  Thank GaelicRogue
Reviewed 7 January 2015

Being Catholic and with tons of churches in Ireland ,we just stumbled upon this one while out for a walk.It has beautiful architecture and great history behind it. Loved the stained glass.We did not realize the head of St.Oliver was preserved in a glass case...More

2  Thank Raylene51
Reviewed 2 January 2015

I must declare a slight bias as my Great Grandfather worked as a labourer on the building of this fine church. The interior could do with a clean to show off the artwork. The main attraction is the shrine to St Oliver which is worth...More

Thank 506Tom
Reviewed 3 December 2014

I suppose as churches go, this is nothing special: its imposing architecture and stained glass are all quite impressive, but there are a number of similar churches across Ireland. However it has one particularly unique attraction that raises it about the rest: the head of...More

Thank Brendan M
Reviewed 11 November 2014

Nice old church in the town of Drogheda worth a visit. The town is a good place to shop and take a walk

Thank Joe P
Reviewed 10 November 2014

While I am not a Catholic, I love going to see Catholic churches in Europe. The artistry, the beauty, and the feeling of history is something that I find unique to many of the buildings. The history of the building itself is worth a donation...More

1  Thank StephanieGee
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Cip D
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Response from Eamonn H | Reviewed this property |
yes u can take pictures ok
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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
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Nesrin O
17 July 2015|
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you can call in anytime church open all day
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