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Friday, 14th July 2017

Drogheda on The Boyne event guide

What's On

Outdoor theatre, disco castles, living history displays, sheep dog trials and a barn dance – just some of the events happening in and around Drogheda in the next ten days. 

Friday July 14th

 

Return of the No Name Club – Non-alcoholic evening for 15- 18 year olds in McHugh’s the Venue 7 pm – 11 pm €5

Race Night - In aid of St John’s Ambulance Drogheda in Garvey’s, Scarlet Street 8 pm  

Table Quiz – In aid of Slane GFC in Boyne Valley Inn 9 pm €40 per table of 4

 

Saturday July 15th

Drogheda Open Air Market – Bolton Square 9 am – 1 pm

Seapoint Golf Club Open Week – 4 Person Team Competition – Members €10 Visitors €25

Tour of Hill of Slane – Departs from car park at entrance 2 pm

Teddy Bears Picnic – Story telling for children in Waterstones Bookshop, Scotch Hall 3 pm

Outdoor Theatre – Great Expectations by Charles Dickens performed by Charterhouse Theatre Company, Oldbridge House 6.30 pm Adults €17/ Child €12.

Gaelic Football – Louth Senior Championship – O’Raghallaighs v Geraldines – Dunleer 7 pm

Barn Dance – Mike Denver and his band in Cushenstown AC clubhouse, Kilmoon .In aid of cancer research 8 pm – late €25.

 

Sunday July 16th

Sheep Dog Trials – Power’s Farm, Ballymacan, Collon 9 am – 8 pm 

Seapoint Golf Club Open Week – 4 Person Team Competition – Members €10 Visitors €25

17th Century Living History Displays – Battle of the Boyne Visitor Centre, Oldbridge 11 am – 4.45 pm

Drogheda Psychic & Holistic Fair – Boyne Valley Hotel 11 am

Leinster Minor Football Final – Louth v Dublin Croke Park, Dublin 2 pm

Battle of the Boyne Site Walk – Walk from visitor centre to Oldbridge village and hear all about the battle 2 pm Free

Tour of Hill of Slane – Departs from car park at entrance 2 pm

Annual Wreath Laying Ceremony – Drogheda Gardening Club will lay a wreath at the John Boyle O’Reilly Memorial in Dowth 3 pm.

Drive In Bingo – In aid of Duleek- Bellewstown GFC in Bellewstown Racecourse 3 pm 

Dunleer 4 mile Road Race – promoted by Dunleer AC 3 pm.

 

Monday July 17th

Active Castles Bounce Week – Castles, Slides, Assault Course, Disco Castle – Drogheda Grammar School 10 am – 6 pm €8 for two hours

Drogheda Town Walk – Walking tour of historic Drogheda. Departs from Drogheda Tourist Office at 2 pm Adults €5 Seniors & Children €3

Mark Mullen Cycling League – Donore 7.30 pm.

 

Tuesday July 18th

Active Castles Bounce Week – Castles, Slides, Assault Course, Disco Castle – Drogheda Grammar School 10 am – 6 pm €8 for two hours

Drogheda Town Walk – Walking tour of historic Drogheda. Departs from Drogheda Tourist Office at 2 pm Adults €5 Seniors & Children €3

St Colmcilles B5 Race - Five Mile Road Race, Bettystown Village 8pm.

  

Wednesday July 19th

Pitch & Putt – McBride Open Scotch Foursomes – McBride Club

Active Castles Bounce Week – Castles, Slides, Assault Course, Disco Castle – Drogheda Grammar School 11 am – 6 pm €8 for two hours

Drogheda Town Walk – Walking tour of historic Drogheda. Departs from Drogheda Tourist Office at 2 pm Adults €5 Seniors & Children €3

Old Drogheda Society Walk & Talk – Liam Reilly will lead a walk in the Duleek Gate area. Departs from outside Millmount Bar at 7.30pm.

 

Thursday July 20th

Pitch & Putt – McBride Open Scotch Foursomes – McBride Club

Active Castles Bounce Week – Castles, Slides, Assault Course, Disco Castle – Drogheda Grammar School 10 am – 6 pm €8 for two hours

Drogheda Town Walk – Walking tour of historic Drogheda. Departs from Drogheda Tourist Office at 2 pm Adults €5 Seniors & Children €3

 

Friday July 21st

Pitch & Putt – McBride Open Scotch Foursomes – McBride Club

Active Castles Bounce Week – Castles, Slides, Assault Course, Disco Castle – Drogheda Grammar School 10 am – 6 pm €8 for two hours

Drogheda Town Walk – Walking tour of historic Drogheda. Departs from Drogheda Tourist Office at 2 pm Adults €5 Seniors & Children €3

Gaelic Football – Louth Football Championships – (Intermediate) Oliver Plunketts v Mattock Rangers 7.00 pm & (Senior) Newtown Blues v Dreadnots GAA Grounds 8.15 pm

SOSAD 5K for Life – Fun Run in aid of SOSAD from Aura Leisure Centre, Rathmullan Road 7.00 pm.

 

Saturday July 22nd

Drogheda Open Air Market – Bolton Square 9 am – 1 pm

Pitch & Putt – McBride Open Scotch Foursomes – McBride Club

Tour of Hill of Slane – Departs from car park at entrance 2 pm

Concert – Featuring the Newbury Berkshire Youth Orchestra in Droichead Arts Centre 8 pm €8 Concessions €6

 

Sunday July 23rd

Pitch & Putt – McBride Open Scotch Foursomes – McBride Club

Victorian Living History – Oldbridge House Tours at 12 noon and 2 pm Free but must be booked on Eventbrite.ie

Car Boot Sale – Also fresh product sale in Scoraiocht Lannleire, Dunleer 12 noon – 5 pm

Tour of Hill of Slane – Departs from car park at entrance 2 pm

Steam Train Shuttle to Dundalk – Departs Drogheda Railway Station 11.40 pm, back at 1.20 pm Adults €14 Children under 16 €8 Tickets from Drogheda Tourist Office

Steam Train Shuttle to Skerries – Departs Drogheda Railway Station 1.55pm – Sold Out

Blessing of the Fleet – Blessing of the Clogherhead Fishing Fleet with various family fun competitions. Clogherhead Pier 3 pm.

 

To view the Drogheda Gig Guide see the Drogheda Tourist Office Facebook page

 

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