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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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Splendid soaring church

This is a beautiful 18th c Roman Catholic church that makes you feel quite humble. The interior is... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Celia O
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Austin, Texas
SO glad we stopped!

From the airport, it was about a 20 minute drive to Drogheda, a very sweet town. St. Peter's Church... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
Butmomwhy
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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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 1 May 2017

This is a beautiful 18th c Roman Catholic church that makes you feel quite humble. The interior is glorious with vaulted arches and amazing stained glass. While not a fan of relics of saints, this church houses the head and other bones as relics of...More

Thank Celia O
Reviewed 25 April 2017

From the airport, it was about a 20 minute drive to Drogheda, a very sweet town. St. Peter's Church is incredibly beautiful. It has a shrine containing the head of St. Oliver Plunkett, who was a bishop and was martyred (hanged, drawn and quartered) for...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

This Chapel is beautiful and full of history. A highly sought after tourist attraction in Co Louth the steps are always taken up with tourists all year round and are a meeting point for many of the local youths but this does not take away...More

Thank MrsEFitz
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

What can one say about a Roman Catholic church other than this one has the notable relics of saint Oliver Plunkett including his skull and other bones. Like most places of worship the silent sanctuary from the city outside the door is always a treat...More

Thank LeinsterTiger
Reviewed 16 April 2017

have always walked by this all my life. it really does stand out in the town. The only thing is I don't like looking at dead peoples heads.

Thank louise f
Reviewed 14 April 2017

A functioning church with the actual head of Saint Oliver Plunkett encased in a glass box on display.

Thank Ydv74
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We have visited the church in the middle of the day. It's in the middle of the town. The pictures on walls were very good.

Thank yusufaytas
Reviewed 25 March 2017

It's a beautiful Historic building with unique Architecture. Well worth visiting when in the Drogheda.

Thank Liam G
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

What a lovely place very serene.A must see if in drogheda very interesting visit so much info on st oliver plunkett the relics and story is amazing the electronic e-book is great i would def recommend a visit

Thank Eamonn H
Reviewed 15 March 2017

St. Peter’s is a gorgeous church, and it a good visit if you’re in Drogheda. It’s got relics from St. Oliver Plunkett and a sliver from the cross. This is a Catholic Church that is open to the public and still an active church, so...More

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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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Anna Z
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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Response from Eamonn H | Reviewed this property |
you can call in anytime church open all day
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