What's Happening in Drogheda (July 2019)

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Dates: 
01/07/2019 to 31/07/2019


Tuesday July 9th

  • Traditional Music Session –  Open session in Carberry’s  9.30 pm
  • Wednesday July 10th
  • Heritage Walk and Talk – Old Drogheda Society Walk led by Brendan Matthews at 7.30 around the Millmount Complex.
  • Traditional Music Session –  Stoney Lane session in McHugh’s  10 pm

Thursday July 11th

  • Official Opening – National Council for the Blind Charity Shop by Darragh Maloney(RTE) 81 West Street 11 am.
  • Book Launch – “The Nanny at Number 43” by Nicola Cassidy, published by Poolbeg Books in Waterstones, Scotch Hall 6.30 pm 
  • Country under the Viaduct – Country Music duo Beyond Nashville, just back from US tour, in Nolan’s, Chord Road 9.30 pm No Cover Charge

Friday July 12th

  • Drogheda Farmers Market – West Street 9 am – 5 pm
  • Boy, Girl Repeat – The Quintessence Theatre Company production in stylised movement, soundscape and mime in Droichead Arts Centre 7 pm – 8 pm €5
  • BBQ – Free BBQ to celebrate 0ne year in business + fundraiser for the Irish Heart Foundation in memory of Frank Taaffe in the Punt 9 pm

Saturday July 13th

  • Drogheda Open Air Market – Bolton Square 9 am – 1 pm
  • Beach Clean Up – Community coming together to clean the beach, Meet Bettystown Beach near BT Bistro 10.30 am – 12.30 pm
  • Track and Field Athletics – Drogheda & District AC – Irish Milers Club Meeting in the Lourdes Stadium 2 pm 
  • Hill of Slane Tours – Guided tour of the Hill of Slane. Meet in the car park on the hill at 2 pm Free.
  • Oidhreacht: Transforming Tradition – Talk at the opening of the exceptional exhibition which will be in place for the Fleadh – Highlanes Gallery 3.30 pm Free
  • Bingo – In aid of Drogheda Town FC in the Clubhouse, Marian Park 8.30 pm
  • Village Folk 50th Anniversary Night – Celebrating the Duleek band’s 50 years in Sharkey’s Lounge, Clogherhead 10 pm Free

Sunday July 14th

  • Physic & Holistic Fair – Westcourt Hotel 11 am Free admission
  • Sheep Dog Trials – Ballymacann Sheep Dog trials, BBQ, Family Fun in aid of My Canine Companion Autism Services and Boyne Fisherman’s Rescue Service – Signposted from Collon Free
  • Dunleer 4 Mile Road Race – Dunleer Village 3 pm
  • Gaelic Football – Louth Senior Championship – Dreadnots v St Patricks – Grove Field, Castlebellingham 3.30 pm
  • Gaelic Football – Louth Senior Championship  - O’Raghallaighs v St Marys 6 pm- Naomh Martin v St Josephs 7.30 pm Dunleer
  • Darts Exhibition – Former World Champion Adrian “Jackpot” Lewis plays in McHugh’s . in aid of Pieta House 8 pm 
  • Roller Disco – Relive the glory days of the Roller Disco in the O’Ragallaighs Sports Centre 8 pm – 10 pm

Monday July 15th

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

Tuesday July 16th

  • 5th Cilles AC 5km Run – In aid of St Colmcilles AC in Bettystown Village 8 pm Entry fee €20   
  • Traditional Music Session –  Open session in Carberry’s  9.30 pm

Wednesday July 17th

  • Heritage Walk and Talk – Old Drogheda Society Walk led by Liam Reilly at 7.30 pm departing from the Tholsel via Laurence Street, Chord Road finishing at Chord Cemetery 9pm
  • Traditional Music Session – After the Heritage Walk in Nolan’s Chord Road 9.30pm
  • Traditional Music Sessions –  Stoney Lane session in McHugh’s  10 pm,The Punt and O’Caseys 9.30 pm  

Thursday July 18th

  • Country under the Viaduct – Country Music’s rising star, Nigel Livingstone,  in Nolan’s, Chord Road 9.30 pm No Cover Charge

Friday July 19th 

  • Drogheda Farmers Market – West Street 9 am – 5 pm
  • Drogheda Pride Official Opening – Millmount Complex 12 noon  

Saturday July 20th

  • Drogheda Open Air Market – Bolton Square 9 am – 1 pm
  • Drogheda Pride – Main Event – Disco, Live Music and Drag Queens in McHugh’s the Barrel Venue 7 pm 
  • Bingo – In aid of Drogheda Town FC in the Clubhouse, Marian Park 8.30 pm
  • The Whistling Donkeys Live – The Crescent Concert Hall 8 pm €12.50

Sunday July 21st 

  • Steam Train Excursion to Dundalk – Departs McBride Station at 11.50. Adults €14 Under 16’s €8 available from the Tourist Office
  • Steam Train Excursion to Skerries – Departs McBride Station at 1.45 pm. Adults €14 Under 16’s €8 available from the Tourist Office
  • Wedding Showcase – In the City North Hotel, Gormanston 2 pm – 5 pm   
  • Afternoon Tea Party – Popular music, tea and cakes on the lawn at Barmeath Castle in aid of Dunleer Tidy Towns 2 pm – 5 pm
  • Brass Band Recital – Drogheda Brass Band recital at Battle of the Boyne Visitor Centre, Oldbridge House 2 pm – 4 pm Free.

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


Phone: 
041 9872843
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