Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann

12/08/2018 - 19/08/2018

Fleadh Cheoil, Ireland’s leading competition for amateur musicians, is taking place in Drogheda this August (12th-19th).

Drogheda is a large town well connected by Bus and Rail services so the best way to get there is by public transport.

Use our Journey Planner online or download the TFI Journey Planner App to plan your travel to this years Fleadh Cheoil.

Transport Information

  • Bus

    Drogheda has a substantial bus service with over 100 coaches to and from Dublin each day.

    Bus Eireann operates frequent Expressway and regular services to Drogheda from Dublin, Belfast, Dundalk , Galway and Navan. 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 click here www.buseireann.ie to visit their website.

  • Rail

    Iarnród 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.  33 trains running to and from Dublin each day with the Enterprise operating a 32 minute service to Dublin City Centre.

    The following additional rail services will operate during the event-

    Thursday 16th August

    • 23:00hrs Drogheda to Dublin Connolly 
    • 01:00hrs Drogheda to Dublin Connolly 

    Friday 17th August

    • 23:00hrs Drogheda to Dublin Connolly
    • 01:00hrs Drogheda to Dublin Connolly 

    Saturday 19th August

    • 23:00hrs Drogheda to Dublin Connolly 
    • 01:00hrs Drogheda to Dublin Connolly

    Sunday 20th August

    • 23:00hrs Drogheda to Dublin Connolly 
    • 01:00hrs Drogheda to Dublin Connolly                                                                                                                                                                                                         For further rail information, including fares Click Here 
  • By Car

    If you are travelling by car you can avail of one of the many park and ride facilities which will operate for the event.

    Double check their locations at – Parking Map

    If you plan on driving to the show, please note that traffic restrictions will be in place for the duration of the event.

    By taxi:                                                                                                                                                                                                                Drogheda is well served by taxis. Taxi companies include

    • Dial A Cab – Freephone 1800-303060 or 041-9837663
    • Caffrey Cabs –  041 98 32244
    • Tony’s Cabs – Freephone 1800 -606070
    • Sullivan Cabs –  041 9811198
    • Mullen Cabs – 041-983 3711
    • A Cabs – 041-9845555
  • Walking & Cycling

    Use our cycle planner to plan your route to the Fleadh- cycle planner. 

    For walking details visit our online Journey Planner and filter ‘Trip Options’ to Walking

Drogheda, Co. Louth, Ireland