Getting Here

Parking information

Droichead Arts Centre is located in the town centre close to on-street and public carparks. The nearest carparks remain open late for performance events include; Murdock’s Carpark and the Old Abbey Carpark. On-street parking is metered throughout the day but is free after 6pm. Other carparks include; the Haymarket multi story carpark which is open until 19.00 on Mondays – Wednesdays/Saturdays and until 21.00 on Thursday and Fridays. We advise patrons to set aside sufficient time to navigate Drogheda’s one way system in order to secure parking in advance of an event.



The Droichead Arts Centre Stockwell Street venue is a fully accessible venue, with lift access and with an adapted restroom facility. There are limited wheelchair accessible seats at the front of the auditorium. It is important that you inform us at the time of booking if you have any special requirements or require wheelchair spaces in the theatre. This will allow staff to reserve these seats for your convenience. The historic Barlow House has also been adapted and is fully accessible. It is furnished with ramp and lift facilities. 



Droichead Arts Centre Theatre is located next to the Library on Stockwell Street in Drogheda Municipal Centre, off West Street, the main shopping street of Drogheda. Stockwell Street is nearly adjacent to St. Peter’s Church.


By Car

Drogheda has direct access to the M1 motorway with Dublin Airport and the Port Tunnel are less than a 35-minute drive while Belfast International Airport is 70km to the North. Drogheda is a heritage town and features a number of one way systems. We advise that you refer to a map in advance of your first visit to avoid frustration.


By Bus

Bus Eireann operates frequent Expressway and regular services to Drogheda from Dublin, Belfast, Dundalk, Galway, and Navan. Services to all parts of Ireland operate from Bus Áras, the central bus station in Dublin. An express bus service from Dublin Airport leaves hourly Monday to Saturday at 20 minutes past the Hour, service buses connect the airport with Balbriggan, Julianstown and Drogheda. For information on bus services visit the Bus Éireann website or ring the appropriate number below:

  • Dublin + 353 (0)1 836 6111
  • Belfast + 44 (0)48 90 322424
  • Drogheda + 353 (0)41 983 5023
  • Dundalk + 353 (0)42 933 4075
  • Derry + 44 (0)48 71 262261
  • Letterkenny + 353 (0)74 21309

Matthews Coaches operate services directly to Drogheda on the M1 Motorway, daily from Parnell St in Dublin, they also run coaches from Bettystown to Dublin. Their shuttle bus hub at City North Hotel Gormanston which connects with both of these services to drop and collect at Dublin Airport. Vist the Matthews Bus website or telephone: +353 (0)42 9378188.


By Train

Iarnrod Eireann operates frequent Enterprise, Inter-City and regular services on the Dublin/Belfast line to Drogheda. Laytown station (8 miles south of Drogheda) is well located for those travelling to the seaside destinations of Laytown and Bettystown. For further information on the train services visit the Iarnrod Éireann website  or contact the appropriate number below: 

  • Dublin + 353 (0)1 836 6222
  • Belfast +44 (0)48 90 668258
  • Drogheda + 353 (0)41 983 8749
  • Dundalk + 353 (0)42 933 552



Drogheda is well served by taxis. Taxi Ranks are located in Peter Street, Shop Street and Dyer Street Taxi companies include; 

  • Dial A Cab - Freephone 1800-303060 or 041-9837663
  • Caffrey Cabs -  041 9832244 
  • Tony's Cabs - Freephone 1800 -606070
  • Sullivan Cabs -  041 9811198
  • Mullen Cabs - 041-983 3711
  • A Cabs - 041-9845555


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