Old Drogheda Society
· Ships open for visitors from 11.30am – 3.30 pm each day … come aboard to explore these fabulous ships. They will be sailing up the river from Mornington on Friday from 11.30am passing Donor’s Quay at about 12 noon
Check out which Ships are coming http://www.maritimefestival.ie/ships/
Children can visit King Neptune’s stage for Billy Bubbles, Magic and the Kids Disco.
Build a sand castle in The Sand Shanty, dig for buried treasure or watch the sand sculpture in action.
Enjoy the all the fun of the fair vintage carousel rides in Finn MacCool’s Fairground.
Kick back and enjoy live music all weekend on the Ballast Quay Stage. Times of performances listed below.
Live life like a Norman in the Norman Village.
Marvel at the talented artists in Lir’s World of Art including visiting artist Ryan Mutter.
Take a selfie with a Mermaid and watch out for pirates roaming the Port.
Enjoy a Taste of Ireland’s Ancient East with a host of local food producers.
Cookery demos with TV chef Tara Walker
Chill out with a local craft beer and a great band in the Living Room by Sarsfield’s.
RTE’s hit series “You Should Really See A Doctor” will be filming with Dr Pixie & Dr Phil
Peter Pan Ariel Acrobatic Show high on the masts of the Tall Ship the Shtandart . 3 shows daily 12.30 pm, 3 pm 5 pm
The Boyne 2.7km Swim starts Saturday at 12.50 pm from Mell finishing at the Boyne Fishermen’s Recue Boathouse.
The Howth to Drogheda Yacht Race starts Howth 9 am on Saturday arriving at the mouth of the Boyne between 12 noon and 1 pm
Meet the fabulous crew of the and and learn about all they do.
Special discounted fares from Irish Rail for those travelling to the Festival
Music At The Maritime: Saturday 10th June:
12.00hrs Phoenix Baton Twirler
12.30hrs Katie Gallagher
12.55hrs Andrew Ore
13.55hrs Chris Brady
14.20hrs The Gatinhos
14.55hrs Sarah Something
15.20hrs Clara Rose
15.55hrs Pull the Wool
16.20hrs Pauly Fagan
16.45hrs Fuzz Gigolo
Sunday 11th June:
12.00hrs The FAA Side
13.10hrs Accidents in the Workplace
13.45hrs Chelsea Nolan
14.10hrs Moon Looks On
14.45hrs Marcin Fabisiak
15.10hrs Augustinian Gospel Choir
15.45hrs Red Empire
17.20hrs Kid Kast
Admission Prices: children under 12 free of charge, 12-18 €3.00, adults €8.00 and concessions €5.00 (students, OAPs and disabled/carer).
Once on-site all kids activities (except the fairground), music, food and ships activities are free of charge. Hours of fun and activity for all ages at Ireland’s largest maritime event.
Drogheda Museum Millmount is open Saturday 9.30 am - 5.30 pm and on Sunday 2 pm - 5 pm
Compiled by Drogheda Tourist Office, The Tholsel, West Street, Drogheda phone 041-9872843
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