Drogheda, County Louth, a medieval town 20 minutes from Dublin Airport, is delighted to play host to Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann 2018. Drogheda is the gateway to the world famous Boyne Valley Region in the heart of Ireland’s Ancient East and the UNESCO World Heritage Site at Newgrange.
Rich in heritage yet young at heart, the largest town in Ireland still has a village feel and a wealth of unique attractions within walking distance of each other.
Witness the vibrant culture celebrated in the town’s old walls. Witness the vibrant culture celebrated in the town’s many festivals and venues.
Quiet lanes reminiscent of times gone by feed into bustling thoroughfares and shopping areas, with an abundance of restaurants, cafés and nightlife.
The mighty River Boyne – source of myth and legend – slices through the town, yet unites this ancient ground. Throughout history Drogheda has been a site of military, civil and ecclesiastical importance.
Drogheda is the ideal centre from which to visit the treasures of, Brú na Bóinne (Newgrange), Monasterboice, Oldbridge and Mellifont.
A warm welcome awaits you in Drogheda – Céad míle fáilte.
For more information on Drogheda, visit Drogheda Tourist Office or www.drogheda.ie