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St Peter's Church

Church Lane | Saint Peter's Place, Drogheda, Ireland
+353 41 983 8791
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Very Ornate Church

This was our second visit here. Beautiful rose window and shrine to Oliver Plunkett. Also, a very... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
17KAG
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Edmonton, Canada
Beautiful Church

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

Reviewed 3 days ago
Millynab
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County Armagh, United Kingdom
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“his head” (17 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 days 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 days ago

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

Thank Millynab
Reviewed 5 days 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 1 week 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Ileine B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a little time before turning in our rental car and found this mentioned on trip advisor. Yes, there is really a head on display at this church. And the building itself is quite beautiful and worth a look. Be sure you go to...More

Thank Queita W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth a visit. The architecture is fabulous. Very calm quiet atmosphere also. Free to visit

Thank Elleahyouorah
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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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