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Wednesday, 17th May 2017

What’s on? Loads - BBQ hog, 20K Drop Guns ’n' Roses….

What's On

From student fashion to a five course barbecue feast, puppets to the Plunkett’s 20K drop, there’s a lot happening in Drogheda in the coming few days with all roads leading to Slane next weekend for the Guns’n Roses gig on the 27th.

Wednesday May 17th

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 details the rich heritage of Peter St & Shop St. Starts top of Peter St at 7.30 pm. Free but donations welcome.

 

Thursday May 18th

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

The Far Field - Traditional music, puppetry and storytelling performance by Ceol Collective for 3-7 year olds – Droichead Arts Centre 6.30 pm  Tickets: €8 | €6 children  

Boyne Valley Backyard Barbeque – Cooking demonstration by head chef Killian O’Donohoe and Peter Whelan of the Whole Hogg, Five course feast & live music in Conyngham Arms Hotel 7.30 pm €30 

Concert – Drogheda Male Voice Choir & guests in aid of St Fechins GFC in Kellogg Hall, An Grianan, Termonfeckin 8 pm €20

Strut your Stitches” – Fashion show hosted by transition year of Sacred Heart School in aid of ABACAS 8pm €10.

 

Friday May 19th

Drogheda Farmers Market – West Street 9am – 5pm

Golf Classic – In aid of Drogheda Branch of the Alzheimer’s Society in Laytown & Bettystown Golf Club €40 per person 

The Far Field - Traditional music, puppetry and storytelling performance by Ceol Collective for 3-7 year olds – Droichead Arts Centre 10 am  & 11.30 am: €8 | €6 children  

Coffee Morning – In aid ofIrish Heart Foundation in Watter’s Collon 10 am – 4 pm

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

Abba & Tina Turner Dining Experience – Dinner followed by tribute show to 2 great acts – City North Hotel 7.30 pm €49

Shape of my Heart” – Concert by Sean Tester in Droichead Arts Centre 8 pm €20

“The 20K Drop” – Fundraiser for Oliver Plunketts GFC IN Westcourt Hotel 8 pm €20.

 

Saturday May 20th

Dawn Chorus Walk – Guided walk led by members of Birdwatch Ireland and choral songs by Mornington Gospel Choir. Sonairte , Laytown 4.30 am

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

Leinster Minor Football Championship – Louth v Offaly in GAA Grounds, North Road 3 pm 

The Spirit of Luke Kelly – Tribute in the TLT Theatre 8 pm €18

Shape of my Heart” – Concert by Sean Tester in Droichead Arts Centre 8 pm €20 Sold Out

Concert – Tredagh Singers and Killaloe Male Voice Choir  in aid of Louth Meath Adult Literacy Programme in Listoke Gardens 8 pm €15

Ceili – Traditional Irish Set Dancing, Music by Tara Ceili Band in Duleek Parish Centre 8.30 pm €7.

 

Sunday May 21st  

Living History: Learn about the Baroque horses and the training of a Cavalry Trooper. Witness the skills of a Musketeer and hear about the regiments who fought at the Battle of the Boyne . Visitor Centre 11 am – 4 pm Free

Battle site Walk: Short walk from the Visitor Centre to Oldbridge village and see the strategic sites important to the Battle of the Boyne 2 pm free

Leinster Senior Football Championship – Louth v Wicklow in Parnell Park, Dublin 3 pm.

 

Monday May 22nd

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

 

Tuesday May 23rd

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

Airtricity League of Ireland – Drogheda United v Bray Wanderers – United Park 7.45 pm.

 

Wednesday May 24th

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

Country Music Special – Guests include John McNichol, Cathy Durkin, Matt Leavy, Noel Briody TLT Theatre 8 pm €20.

 

Thursday May 25th

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

 

Friday May 26th

Drogheda Farmers Market – West Street 9am – 5pm

St Oliver Pilgrim Walk – Taking in 7 churches in Drogheda. Staring point Our Lady of Lourdes Church 10am – 4 pm finishing at St Peters 5.30 pm

Memories of the Franciscan Church – As part of Bealtaine Festival, the public is invited to share their memories of the church – Highlanes Gallery 11 am

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

Airtricity League of Ireland – Drogheda United v Derry City  – United Park 7.45 pm.

 

Saturday May 27th

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

St Oliver Pilgrim Walk – Taking in 7 churches in Drogheda. Staring point Our Lady of Lourdes Church 10am – 4 pm finishing at St Peters 5.30 pm

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

Guns and Roses Slane Concert – Slane Castle Gates open 2 pm. Traffic restrictions apply

Boyzlife at the TLT – Brian McFadden ( Westlife) and Keith Duffy (Boyzone) in a night of music and chat – TLT Theatre Cancelled   due to scheduling issues.

 

Sunday May 28th

Victorian Living History - House and Puppetry show in our Walled Garden. Victorian Tours at 12pm and 2pm and Puppetry Show from 2-4pm. Battle of the Boyne Visitor Centre

An Post International Cycle Race – Stage 8 Ardee to Skerries via Kentstown, Duleek, Bellewstown, The Naul Starts Main Street Ardee 12 noon

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

Monster Bingo – City North Hotel (€12,000 prize fund) 3 pm

 

To view the Drogheda Gig Guide see http://www.louthholidays.com/whats-on/events/family-community/drogheda-gig-guide.html

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