What's On in Drogheda (May 2019)

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Dates: 
08/05/2019 to 19/05/2019


What’s Happening in the Drogheda Area – Compiled by Drogheda Tourist Office

Wednesday May 8th

  • Gaelic Football- Leinster Minor Championship – Louth v Kildare Ardee 7 pm
  • Concert – Belinda Davis is Whitney Housten in the TLT Theatre 8 pm €32

Thursday May 9th

  • Athletics – Louth Relay Championships under 9 to under 17 – Lourdes Stadium 6.30 pm
  • Table Quiz – In aid of St Finian’s School, Dillonstown in the Glyde Inn, Annagassan 8 pm Table of 4 
  • Mayfest Festival – Christy Dignam & Joe Jewell ( Aslan) –Songs and Stories in the Village Saloon, Drumin 8.30 pm €20
  • Country under the Viaduct – Country & Irish legend TR Dallas in Nolan’s, Chord Road 9.30 pm No Cover Charge

Friday May 10th

  • Drogheda Farmers Market – West Street 9 am – 5 pm
  • Traditional Irish Music Concert – Launch of the Louth Fleadh with Oriel Traditional Orchestra & Drogheda branch CCE, Barbican Centre 7.30 pm €10
  • Mayfest – “ Cash Returns” – Tributeto Johnny Cash and June Carter in the Village Saloon, Drumin 8.30 pm
  • Table Quiz – In aid of Irish Motor Neuron Disease Association, Quiz Master Liam Reilly, in the Market Bar 9 pm Table of 4 €40

Saturday May 11th

  • Darkness Into Light – Walk in aid of Pieta House . Starts outside O’Raghallaigh’s Sports Centre 4.15 am
  • Drogheda Open Air Market – Bolton Square 9 am – 1 pm
  • Tea Party – In aid of AlzPals Building Fund in the Barbican Centre 10 am – 1 pm
  • Garden Party – In aid of Collon Church of Ireland Roof Appeal – Lourdes Brass Band, Children’s Activities, Refreshments, Cake Sale, Tours of Church . Collon House 2 pm – 5 pm €15 Children Free 
  • Ben Portsmouth is Elvis – Direct from the UK, Ben is rated as one of the best Elvis tribute acts. TLT Theatre 8 pm
  • The Frank and Walters Live – Crescent Concert Hall 8 pm €22
  •  Mayfest - The Legend of Luke Kelly” in the Village Saloon, Drumin 8.30 pm €20
  • Bingo – In aid of Drogheda Town FC in the clubhouse, Marian Park 8.30 pm

Sunday May 12th      

  • Louth Fleadh Cheoil – Traditional Irish Music and Dancing competitions – St Oliver’s Community College from 10 am Adults €5 Children €3
  • Slane Castle 5K Trail Run/Walk – In aid of St Patrick’s National School, Slane in Slane Castle Grounds 10 am Adults €15 (€20 on the day) Children €5
  • Holistic Fair – In aid of Slav Treatment Fund in the Village Hotel, Bettystown 12 noon – 6 pm

Monday May 13th

  • Traditional Session – Distillery Lane and friends in the Grey Goose 9.30 pm

Tuesday May 14th

  • Theatre – ‘The Experience of Being’ by Carol Moore performed by An Grianan Theatre – Droichead Arts Centre 2 pm Free for over 55’s
  • Traditional Sessions – Carberry’s & Donaghys 9.30 pm  

Wednesday May 15th

  • Historical Walk and Talk – “ In the footsteps of Kate the Navy” by Brendan Matthews starts from the Fair Green 7.30 pm via Georges Square, West St with stories on the life and times of Kate. Small donations to Old Drogheda Society Welcomed.

Thursday May 16th

  • Country under the Viaduct – Country duo Beyond Nashville in Nolan’s, Chord Road 9.30 pm No Cover Charge

Friday May 17th

  • Drogheda Farmers Market – West Street 9 am – 5 pm

Saturday May 18th

  • Drogheda Farmers Market – West Street 9 am – 5 pm
  • Historical Conference – Clay Pipe Conference in honour of Joe Norton – The Institute of Archaeologists in Governor’s House, Millmount 9 pm €10 includes light lunch.
  • Military Vehicle Show – Display of vintage military vehicles and family fun with inflatable fun park, fun and games – Irish Military Museum, Collon €12.50 (adults) €5 (children)
  • Traditional Slow Session – Piper Brendan McCreanor leads a slow session for learners – listeners welcome Droichead Arts Centre 2 pm €5
  • Book Launch – Irish Historic Towns Atlas – Drogheda by Ned McHugh in the Highlanes Gallery 3 pm   
  • Comedy – ‘Paddy Crazy Horse’ with Tommy Tiernan in the TLT Theatre 8 pm €30

Sunday May 19th

  • Dog Walk & Picnic – The  Great Dane Association of Ireland Annual Dog Walk & Picnic. Battle of the Boyne Visitor Centre 2pm – 5 pm
  • Comedy Hypnosis – “Boyne in the USSR Tour” with Alex the Great in the d Hotel 6 pm €10
  • Comedy – ‘Paddy Crazy Horse’ with Tommy Tiernan in the TLT Theatre 8 pm €30

For entertainment listings in the pubs and clubs see droghedagigguide.com 


Phone: 
+353 (0)41 9872843
Address: 
Drogheda Tourist Information Office
The Tholsel
West Street
Drogheda
The Boyne Valley
County Louth