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St Peter's Church

Church Lane | Saint Peter's Place, Drogheda, Ireland
+353 41 983 8791
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Incredibly interesting!

Even if you're not religious, if you're simply interested in local history (or any kind of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jessmurphy99
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Shrine of St Oliver Plunkett

The Church is beautiful and a delight of Gothic architecture. The Shrine of Saint Oliver Plunkett... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Irish I
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“his head” (18 reviews)
“on display” (26 reviews)
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Church Lane | Saint Peter's Place, Drogheda, Ireland
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+353 41 983 8791
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Even if you're not religious, if you're simply interested in local history (or any kind of history!) I recommend a trip here. I highly commend the church on their display on St. Oliver Plunkett, particularly the way in which his head is displayed. The entire...More

1  Thank jessmurphy99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Church is beautiful and a delight of Gothic architecture. The Shrine of Saint Oliver Plunkett, Archbishop and Martyr is wonderful and a place of Peace and Prayer. The Reliquary containing the Martyrs Head is tasteful, moving and ornate. A "must see" place to visit...More

1  Thank Irish I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second visit here. Beautiful rose window and shrine to Oliver Plunkett. Also, a very pretty peacock blue display of organ pipes.

Thank 17KAG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed the History of the church, and delighted to hear the whole community support this great church.

Thank Millynab
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This church is the most beautiful and evocative in the town. The head of St Oliver Plunkett resides in a shrine here, as well as other relics retrieved from his execution at Tyburn. Locally it is always said that if you have a problem, go...More

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was surprised at the granduer of this church inside . The head of St Oliver Plunkett is stored in a display case and this seems to be the main attraction .

Thank holidayseeker
Reviewed 10 July 2017

this impressive church is located in the heart of Drogheda and parking is hard to find to take a look at this church.

Thank Ralph L
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

The church is nice but so are many of the churches in Europe. So let's face it, the main attraction is St Oliver's head. It's an odd attraction but we were drawn in. We actually were going right by on our way from Carlingford to...More

Thank Charlie S
Reviewed 1 July 2017

The Peter`s Church is in the town center and inside is beautiful and you can see the history of the church and especially the life of St. Oliver with its relics and the original door from his prison.

Thank massimoswitz
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Where I live we do not have RC Churches like this.. I was in awe at the size of it. I did not want to leave , so beautiful

1  Thank Ileine B
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Cip D
27 October 2016|
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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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