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Thursday, 19th September 2019

What’s Happening in the Drogheda Area until Sept 29th

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Pictured above is five year old Odie who has spastic diplegic cerebral palsy, there’s a concert In aid of Odie Wants To Walk Fund – The Royal Meath Accordion Orchestra, Ardee Concert Band & Norwegian Orchestra in St Peter’s Church of Ireland 8 pm on Friday. Tickets are €15.   

Here’s your guide to the week ahead. Pictured above is five year old Odie who has spastic diplegic cerebral palsy, there’s a concert In aid of Odie Wants To Walk Fund – The Royal Meath Accordion Orchestra, Ardee Concert Band & Norwegian Orchestra in St Peter’s Church of Ireland 8 pm on Friday. Tickets are €15.   

Thursday September 19th

Coffee Mornings – In aid of East Meath Hospice in Whytes, Stamullen, Limekiln , Julianstown, Reddan’s, Bettystown & BellewstownCommunity Centre 10 am – 12.30 pm

Circus Vegas on Wheels – Circus site on the Dublin Road near Julianstown 7.30 pm

Information Evening – LGBT Awareness information evening in Barlow House, 7.30 pm

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Theatre Club – Fishamble Theatre Company present ‘Before’ by Pat Kinevane in Droichead Arts Centre 8 pm €18/€16

Paddy Casey in Concert – Boyles, Slane 9 pm €20

Country under the Viaduct – Country Music star, Shaun Loughrey, in Nolan’s, Chord Road 9.30 pm No Cover Charge

Friday September 20th

Drogheda Farmers Market – West Street 9 am – 5 pm

Drogheda Tattoo Convention – 30 artists from Ireland and abroad doing commissions from 10.30am – late in the Westcourt Hotel

Drogheda Climate Strike – Protest to highlight Global Warming outside St Peter’s Church, West Street 1 pm

Darts Exhibition – Top player, Ronnie “The Rocket” Baxter will play exhibition games against local players. Nolan’s, Chord Road 7 pm

Circus Vegas on Wheels – Circus site on the Dublin Road, near Julianstown 7.30 pm

Culture Night in Millount – Craft studios open and free admission to the tower and museum 6 pm -9 pm

Art, Artists & the Mythological Boyne River – Talk by Brendan Matthews, Music by Jim McArdle & Mick Dunne Highlanes Gallery 7.30 pm

Christy Moore in Concert – Barbican Centre, William St 8 pm €42

“A Night At The Oscars” – Fundraiser foe Niall Stems of Hope in the TLT Theatre 8 pm €20

Concert – In aid of Odie Wants To Walk Fund – The Royal Meath Accordion Orchestra, Ardee Concert Band & Norwegian Orchestra in St Peter’s Church of Ireland 8 pm €15   

Culture Night Celebration – tour Barlow House, then across West St to Droichead Arts Centre 8 pm – 10 pm Free

A Taste of Togher – Taste the famous Annagassan Razor Clams plus music by the Full Shilling in Glyde Inn Annagassan 9 pm – late Free

Saturday September 21st

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

Drogheda Tattoo Convention – 30 artists from Ireland and abroad doing commissions from 10.30am – late in the Westcourt Hotel

A Taste of Togher – Family Fun, Food Tasting,Cookery demos, historical walking tours, traditional music at the Glyde Inn, Annagassan 12 – 5 pm  

Circus Vegas on Wheels – Circus site on the Dublin Road, near Julianstown. 2 pm & 5 pm.

Traditional Slow Session – Brendan McCreanor(pipes) & Roisin Ward Morrow – Café Bar, Droichead Arts Centre 2 pm -4 pm €5

Exhibition Opening – “ A Love of Many Things” by Graham Crowley in the Highlanes Gallery 3 pm Free Bookings from Eventbrite

Annagassan Viking Tour – Walking tour of the Viking site in Annagassan led by historian Michael McKeown 4 pm, €5 Tickets from Glyde Inn

Gaelic Football – Louth Senior Championship semi final, Naomh Martin v Geraldines – The Grove, Castlebellingham 5.30 pm

A Night at the Oscars – In aid of Niall Stems for Hope Fund in the Tlt Theatre, 8 pm Tickets from Box Office

Bingo – Drogheda Town Bingo in Marian Park Clubhouse 8.30 pm

Sunday September 22nd

Drogheda Tattoo Convention – 30 artists from Ireland and abroad doing commissions from 10.30am – late in the Westcourt Hotel

Strawfest – A Mini Food & Music Festival at Rock Farm Slane Farmers Market, BBQ & Pizza Party, E bikes, Kayaking, tours of the glamping & straw bales buildings 11 am – 5 pm

Hurling – Louth Senior Championship Final – St Fechins v Naomh Moninne Dunleer 2.30 pm

Circus Vegas on Wheels – Circus site on the Dublin Road, near Julianstown  3.30 pm

Gaelic Football – Louth Senior Championship Semi Final – Newtown Blues v Dreadnots – Dunleer 5.30 pm

Monday September 23rd

Drogheda Creative Writers - Open meeting in the Living Room, Sarsfields 7.30 pm

Tuesday September 24th

Tom Duffy’s Circus – Circus Site, Pilltown, Dublin Road 7.30 pm

Film Club – ‘Birds of Passage’ directed by Christina Gallego – Droichead Arts Centre 8 pm €8

Traditional Session – Carberry’s 9.30 pm

Wednesday September 25th

Tom Duffy’s Circus – Circus Site, Pilltown, Dublin Road 7.30 pm

Public Meeting - To discuss Drogheda to Mornington Greenway in Reddan’s, Bettystown 7.30 pm,

Table Quiz – In aid of Johnstone’s Festival in the Village Inn, Slane, 9 pm Table of 4 - €40

Thursday September 26th

Tom Duffy’s Circus – Circus Site, Pilltown, Dublin Road 7.30 pm

Saint Sister in Concert – Crescent Concert Hall 9 pm €15

Country under the Viaduct –  Country Music rising star, Drogheda’s own, Eimear Furlong,in Nolan’s, Chord Road 9.30 pm No Cover Charge

Friday September 27th

Drogheda Farmers Market – West Street 9 am – 5 pm

Tom Duffy’s Circus – Circus Site, Pilltown, Dublin Road  4.30 pm & 7.30 pm

Drogheda Classical Music Series – Pianist, Leon McCawley in St Peter’s Church of Ireland 7.30 pm €20/€18 Children €5

Abba/ Tina Turner Experience – Includes 3 course meal at City North Hotel, Gormanston 7.30 pm, €39

Saturday September 28th

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

Tom Duffy’s Circus – Circus Site, Pilltown, Dublin Road 2 pm & 5 pm 

10th Anniversary Concert – Red Hurley, Paddy Cole, Matt Leavy, Drogheda Male Voice Choir and all-star cast – TLT Theatre 8 pm €25

Sunday September 29th

Beaulieu 5 Km Ramble – Ramble in the grounds of Beaulieu House. Register from 10.30 pm starts 11 am €5 inc refreshments after walk

National Potato Day – 5k Walk/Run around the farm, family fun,baked potaoes – Meade Potatoes, Lobinstown 12 noon

Wedding Showcase – Glenside Hotel 2 pm -5 pm

Autumn Bridal Extravaganza – The d Hotel 1 pm -6 pm

Prayer Service – To mark the 40th Anniversary of the visit of Pope John Paul 11- The Papal Cross, Killineer 5 pm

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