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Tuesday, 8th October 2019

Your guide to what’s on for the week ending October 16

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Isaac, Tom, Millie, Zoe and Reuben jumping for joy at the Leanbh Children's Festival at Droichead Arts Centre. Photo: Jenny Matthews.

A Haunted Steam Train, Leanbh Children’s Festival, traditional music, an art lecture, bubbles for Breast Cancer and a table quiz for the Mellon Educate 2019 Project – all happening in Drogheda this coming week.

Wednesday October 9th

Information Evening – For students wishing to attend Educate Together Secondary School in the Glenside Hotel. 7.30 pm,

Autumn Wedding Evening – Tankardstown House 6.00 pm – 8.00 pm. Invitations from

Traditional Sessions – The Punt & Nolan’s 9.30 pm

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Thursday October 10th

Leanbh Children’s Festival – ‘Stick By Me’ by Andy Hanley and Ian Cameron in Droichead Arts Centre – Age 3 – 6 10am & 12 noon Teachers free. 

Country under the Viaduct – Country Music Star Patrice in Nolan’s, Chord Road 9.30 pm No Cover Charge

Friday October 11th

Drogheda Farmers Market – West Street 9 am – 5 pm

Haunted Steam Train – Tickets go on Sale in Drogheda Tourist Office for steam, train excursions to Dundalk and Skerries on Oct 26th.

Art Lecture – ‘The Life and Times of Mary Swanzy’ by Sean Kissane, curator of exhibitions IMMA in Highlanes Gallery 7.30 pm   

Table Quiz – In aid of the Mellon Educate 2019 Project in McHugh’s, Chord Road. 8 pm Table of 4 - €40

Saturday October 12th

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

Leanbh Children’s Festival – Storytelling with Grainne Rafferty in Drogheda Library 11 am & 1 pm Free

Fundraising Auction – In aid of Duleek Senior Citizens Outings Committee in Parish Centre, Duleek 3 pm. 

Drama – “Halcyon Days” staring Fair City stars, Bryan Murray & Una Crawford O’Brien in the Droichead Arts Centre 8 pm €19  

Drama – ‘Blood Wedding’ by Frederico Garcia Lorca in the Barbican Centre 7.30 pm €20

Bingo – In Drogheda Town Clubhouse, Marian Park 8.15 pm

Sunday October 13th 

Cross Country – Louth Intermediate and Juvenille (uneven ages) Championships – GAA Centre of Excellence, Darver 11 am.

Antiques, Art & Collectors Fair – City North Hotel, Gormanston 11 am – 5 pm €2 children free  

Gaelic Football – Louth Minor Championship Final – Naomh Martin v Drogheda GAA Grounds 1.30 pm

Gaelic Football – Louth Senior Championship – Newtown Blues v Naomh Martin – Drogheda GAA Grounds 3 pm

Tuesday October 15th

Information Night – Campaign against Drogheda being chosen as Reginal Waste Water Treatment Facility in Westcourt Hotel 6 pm -9 pm

Traditional Session – Carberry’s, North Strand 9.30 pm

Fun Bingo – O’Raghallaigh’s Sports Centre 9.30 pm

Wednesday October 16th

Leanbh Children’s Festival – ‘Under The Bed’ by Tailtiu Theatre Company for 8 -12 years in Droichead Arts Centre 10 am & 12 noon

Pretty in Pink – Fundraiser for Breast Cancer – Pink Gin/Prosecco reception, 4 course meal, music in Harry’s at the Glenside Hotel 7 pm €35.

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