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Historic Drogheda Walking Tours

A highly informative and entertaining guided tour that visits many of Drogheda's historic sites and gives information on others.

Tours for groups of 10 or more can be booked to take place, all year round, at times to suit the group and with content to suit the group to make the tour longer if required.

 

+353 41 983 3097
info@droghedamuseum.ie

Millmount Museum,
Drogheda, 
County Louth, 
A92 VFH3

Off
53.71602
-6.34706

Irish Military War Museum and Family Park

For a real sense of war visit the Irish Military War Museum, Ireland’s largest private military collective housed in a 5,000 sq ft ‘hands on’ museum.  WW1 and WW2 trenches and vehicles, original decommissioned weapons and equipment.  This is a fantastic educational and historical resource for people of all ages and from right across the island of Ireland and beyond.  The Museum also houses one of the finest collections of WW2 Allied and Axis vehicles and all deactivated weapons ever assembled in Ireland. Family friendly park with petting farm, playground and assault course.

041 9819501 / 086 395 2180
irishmilitarywarmuseum@gmail.com

Starinagh, Collon, Slane, Co. Meath

https://www.facebook.com/irishmilitarywarmuseum/
https://twitter.com/IMWM_ie
On
53.76440133090818
-6.4704120943820875

Julianstown Golf Club

Welcome to Julianstown Golf Course and Pitch & Putt in scenic East Meath. We are located in the heart of Julianstown Village, easily accessible just off Exit 7 on the M1 Motorway (only 35 mins from Dublin).
We are a family run business who have been serving the local community and visitors from further afield for over thirty years.
We have two beautiful mature parkland courses for you to enjoy. Try our 9-hole Golf Course or our Championship Level 18-hole Pitch & Putt Course.

041-981 1953 / 087 417 8290
julianstowngolf@gmail.com

Dimanistown East, Julianstown, Co. Meath, A92 DY94

25 minutes drive north of Dublin Airport

GPS Cood* N53◦ 67 09 34 W6◦ 28 39 00

https://www.facebook.com/Julianstown-Golf-Course-and-Pitch-Putt-193050237372590/
On
53.67001
-6.28378

Laytown and Bettystown Golf Club

Laytown and Bettystown, a traditional links with undulating fairways, riveted bunkers and fast greens, is situated on the south bank of the River Boyne in the seaside village of Bettystown, with views of the Cooley and Mourne mountains.

The course was first played in the 1880s but the club was not formally in the existence until 1909. The course has produced some of Ireland's best golfers, notably Ryder Cup golfers - Des Smyth and Philip Walton. Top class amateurs include Declan Brannigan and John McGinn. In 2004, the Leinster open Seniors Competition was hosted here.

+353 (0) 41 982 7170
links@landb.ie

Bettystown
Co. Meath.

https://www.facebook.com/Laytown.Bettystown.Golf.Club/
https://twitter.com/LandBGolfClub
On
53.70478
-6.24728

Laytown Races

The Laytown Races occupy a unique position in the Irish racing calendar, as Ireland’s only horse racing event run on a beach under the Rules of Racing.

The Flat racing event takes place once a year, every September, on the County Meath strand, on a straight, almost level course. Races are confined to six and seven furlong distances.

The committee led by current Chairman Joe Collins, oversees the organisation of the yearly race meeting alongside manager Kevin Coleman.

041-9842111
info@laytownstrandraces.ie

Laytown, Co. Meath

https://www.facebook.com/Laytown-Races-440226310435
On
53.68526413384918
-6.2398843151297845

Listoke Distillery & Gin School

Listoke Distillery & Gin School - Now open for distillery tours as well as being the only gin School in Ireland, Listoke 1777 has become one of Ireland's most sought after visitor experience. 

Visit the school for a history of gin, gin tasting and an introduction to all that is gin. 

+353 83 85 44 88 2
hello@listokedistillery.ie

Tenure, Monasterboice, Co. Louth.

https://www.facebook.com/listokedistillery/
https://twitter.com/listokedistill
On
53.79239
-6.42119

Skylight Gallery

Skylight Gallery welcomes visitors to view or to purchase from over fifty original paintings in oil and watercolour. On view are landscapes, seascapes, interiors and still life, many of these are of local scenes. While we are fortunate to have heritage galleries in the county showing valued works of historic and text book nature for exhibition only, many appreciate owning an original painting for their home, office or work reception. Resident artists are Dinah Berrill and Siobhan Sweetman. Skylight Gallery also has a variety of wood turned exhibits in native timber by Peter Donagh.

087 4178290

Julianstown, Co. Meath  

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The Barbican Centre

The Barbican is a multi-purpose hall which acts as a cultural beat in the heart of the town of Drogheda. It is used by both the public, private and community sectors to host a range of events including shows, classes, photography exhibitions, public meetings, training etc.

041 9807416
info@barbican.ie

Williams Street, Drogheda, Co. Louth

https://www.facebook.com/thebarbican1/
On
53.716179462038234
-6.350210716975206

WhiteRiver Karting

Thrill Seekers and petrol-heads alike will love a trip to WhiteRiver Karting, an exciting new outdoor kart racing venue located just 8 minutes from Drogheda, on the Dunleer - Collon Road.

WhiteRiver Karting provides all the equipment you need to go racing, from karts to helmets, suits, gloves etc.

041-98 19 100
info@whiteriver.ie

R169,

Collon,

Co Louth, 

A92 FW29.

https://www.facebook.com/WhiteRiverPark
On
53.79828793749143
-6.481267343961721

Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre (Newgrange and Knowth)

The new state of the art, immersive visitor experience focuses on the monuments of the World Heritage Site during the Neolithic period. It transports visitors back 5000 years to the pinnacle of passage tomb building tradition.

The exhibits explore the seasonal nature of Stone Age society, the significance of the solar cycle, ceremonies and the monument building process.

Visitors at Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre exhibition
Newgrange passage tomb
Visitors at Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre exhibition
Visitors at Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre exhibition
Visitors at Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre exhibition
+353 41 9880300
brunaboinne@opw.ie

Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre,

Donore,

County Meath

A92 EH5C

53.70057581075286
-6.455041477027567