St Peter's Church, Drogheda

#1 of 25 in Historic Sites in County Louth
Church · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
At St Peter's all are welcome to continue their journey of faith in an atmosphere of hope and love.

We are home to the relics of St Oliver Plunkett who died for his faith and who inspires many towards holiness.
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  • I always bring my US visitors to St. Peter's Church. It is a beautiful church in the centre of Drogheda. Oliver Plunkett's head (a 17th-century Irish martyr) resides in a shine in the church - worth.....  more »
  • Whilst in Drogheda called in for a visit. The inside was amazing. It had on display the head of St Oliver Plunketts, the door of Newgate prison cell where he was kept and a relic of the true cross. A....  more »
  • A rather magnificent church built in all its glory when most of the population of Ireland were living in hovels and poverty. The charred head of the Blessed Oliver Plunkett is in the church which can apparently work miracles. The head that is. Notwithstanding the religious exploitation of the gullible, it is definitely an impressive building both inside and out. Some magnificent stained glass windows and vaulted ceilings.
  • Beautiful Church. Grew up visiting this place. Good memories. Took my kids too.

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