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La passerelle qui enjambe la Boyne. Au bord de la Boyne. Publicité peinte de Guiness. Dans West Street.
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Main port of the Boyne Estuary, with its nearby valley steeped in history, Drogheda is just a short distance from the extensive beaches of Bettystown and the beautiful coastline to the North. The town was founded in 911 by the Dane, Thorgestr. Little is left of the many monasteries that flourished in Drogheda in the Middle Ages. The nave and tower are all that remain of St Mary's Abbey. In 1649, when the town was taken by Cromwell's men, 2000 people were massacred.

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Tourist attractions Drogheda : Things to see and do

  • Boyne Valley Recommended Recommended

    IRL - Drogheda

    Upstream from Drogheda, huge, enigmatically-decorated grave mounds ( Newgrange, Knowth, Dowth) line the banks of the Boyne as it winds through a fertile and well-wooded landscape. The valley was settled by every era of Irish civilisation, from the Hi..

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  • Millmount Interesting

    Mount St-Oliver IRL - Drogheda

    This eminence on the southern banks of the Boyne, possibly an ancient passage grave, was crowned by an Anglo-Norman motte and then by 18C fortifications. From the highest spot, there is a beautiful view of the city centre and of the railway viaduct, ..

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  • St Laurence Gate Interesting

    Laurence St. IRL - Drogheda

    This is not the 13C gate itself but rather the barbican that protected it. Some of the town wall still remains to the south.

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Hotels Drogheda

  • D Hotel

    Scotch Hall IRL - Drogheda .

    The D Hotel sits on the banks of the River Boyne in Drogheda town centre. It offers luxurious rooms with plasma-screen TVs, a waterfront restaurant, a mini-gym and free parking. Rooms at Hotel D have free internet access, fans and a 24-hour room ser..

  • Westcourt Hotel

    West Street IRL - Drogheda

    Situated on Drogheda's main street, in the heart of the town centre, Westcourt Hotel offers a lively bar and comfortable rooms with free Wi-Fi, just 25 minutes’ drive from Dublin Airport. There is excellent access to the M1 motorway. Room features i..

  • Scholars Townhouse Hotel

    King Street IRL - Drogheda

    Originally built in 1867, this charming town house has been tastefully renovated in a modern style, whilst retaining its historic charm, with stained glass windows and high coved ceilings. Once used as a Christian Brothers house, Scholars now prov..

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