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St Peter's Roman Catholic Church

Situated in West Street in the centre of the town, St Peter's is a splendid edifice in the modern Gothic style. Being built at the top of a double flight of wide steps an excellent view can be obtained of the imposing faade and spire. The site previously

St. Oliver Plunkett, was born at Loughcrew near Oldcastle, Co Meath and trained for the priesthood abroad before being ordained in 1654 and becoming Archbishop of Armagh in 1669. He spent a lot of time in Drogheda and is credited with bringing the Jesuits

Location & Information

Location: , West Street, Drogheda, Co. Louth