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About Drogheda

Drogheda stretches along the Boyne River, with historical structures and natural parks one more beautiful than the other, 48 km from the capital of Ireland, Dublin. There are also countless acoonomation options in Drogheda, which is home to some of the most famous eating and drinking places in Ireland. Art, music, and entertainment take the forefront in Drogheada where the nightlife is vibrant and colourful any time of the year.

A small town in terms of surface area, getting from one place to another in Drogheda is usually done by bus or taxi, however it is possible to explore the majority of the town by walking around. You can also go on day trips to the nearby coastal towns of Termonfeckin and Clogherhead.

Newgrange, which means “Neolithic burial mound” in Gaelic, is one of the oldest structures in the town; it’s from the Neolithic Age and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You can head to the Brú Na Bóinne Archaeological Park, 5km away from the town centre, after your visit to Newgrange that is, according to investigations, older than both Stonehenge and the Pyramids of Giza.

St. Peter’s Church located in West Street, St. Oliver Plunkett Chapel in the town centre, and the Highlanes Gallery, should also definitely be on your list of places to see in Drogheda. If you want to do some shopping in Drogheda then the first name that comes to mind is undoubtedly the Scotch Hall. This large shopping centre has many souvenir gift shops. You can also go to Laurence Town Centre that has many international brands.

Bizou comes at the top of the list for locations in Drogheda where you can taste authentic local cuisine. The essentials of the menu are pasta with vegetables and pastrami and seafood specials. You can also try kangaroo steak and take your pick of excellent wines at another famous restaurant, Salty House. McPhails on Lawrence Street is known as the most famous bar in Drogheda.

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