DRAWDA Urban Art Project: a curated multidisciplinary public arts programme in Drogheda Co. Louth led by Droichead Arts Centre in partnership with lead artists/curators Dee Walsh and Brian Hegarty, Love Drogheda B.I.D.S (Business Improvement District Scheme), and Louth County Council Arts Office
Showcasing our variety of businesses and business people throughout Drogheda. Love Drogheda BIDS is a voice for all in the business community. Local Business funding local improvements
This is what we mean when we say "I'm from Drogheda." Video shot and edited by Bang Bang Visual.
Promo video for Boyne Valley Trails. Shot and edited by Bang Bang Visual.
Shot and Edited by Bang Bang Visual. DRAWDA, is a multi-disciplinary public art programme (a collaborative project between Droichead Arts Centre and Love Drogheda B.I.D.S (Business Improvement District). DRAWDA will be delivered across a number of strands which will draw on Drogheda’s significant rich heritage, mythology and architecture and will explore the stories of some of the leading local mythological figures. Funded by The Arts Council of Ireland and supported by Murtagh's of Drogheda, The D Hotel, Colour Trend Paints, #intheopenfaoinspeir
Curated by Dee Walsh and Brian Hegarty
A special seasonal video celebrating the gorgeous Drogheda at Christmas. Video shot and edited by Bang Bang Visual.
Drogheda businesses are getting ready to welcome you back into town and re-open to the public. Video shot and edited by Bang Bang visual.
Drogheda businesses are open once again and ready to welcome you back! Shot and edited by Bang Bang Visual. Thank you to our business community for their involvement.
A special Mural for the DRAWDA project in Drogheda, Ireland, based on the Irish Mythology Story of Etain. Video shot and edited by Nina Valkhoff. Nina's Mural of Etain can be seen on Meatmarket Lane in Drogheda Co Louth, close to the Love Drogheda BIDS office.
Our #DineInDrogheda series kick-off with this video where we sat down to chat to Stuart, Head chef at D'Vine Restaurant at Distillery House, Dyer Street. In this series we will showcase some hand-picked local restaurants to promote the vibrant culinary scene here in Drogheda.
We visited the ever-hospitable Chef Adel in the popular Aisha's Cafe & Bistro as part of our #DineInDrogheda series. Chef Adel talks about bringing his culture to the people of Drogheda through the food and atmosphere at the restaurant.
For this final video in our #DineInDrogheda series we visited the stunning location of Scholar's Townhouse. Chef David shared with us his current favourite dish and spoke about the atmosphere in this iconic Drogheda location.
Promo video for the Lú Festival of Light Drogheda, an urban animation light festival that celebrated stories from our mythological past and projected them onto three landmark buildings in Drogheda. The festival brought light, music, colour and fire together to showcase these amazing stories. The Lú Festival of Light was funded by Failte Ireland and brought to you by Louth County Council and Love Drogheda BIDs (Business Improvement District Scheme). Video by Bang Bang Productions LTD.
Drogheda's Christmas Lights Switch-On event which took place on West Street on 18th November 2022. A crowd of thousands watched local schools, choirs, ballet groups and characters sing and dance until the lights were switched-on by none other than Santa himself along with three very lucky winners of our colouring competition. Video shot and edited by Bang Bang Visual.
Dusty Flanagan from the Boyne Valley Camino tells us some of his favourite things to see and do in and around Drogheda in County Louth, gateway to the Boyne Valley. From prehistoric ruins to a vibrant cultural scene, there’s something for everyone! One of the best ways to explore is by foot: try the new Boyne Valley Camino for an unforgettable experience. For more information see discoverboynevalley.ie Sites/Attractions listed: Millmount Tower and Museum St. Peter’s Church Laurence’s Gate Highlanes Gallery Droichead Arts Centre Clarke's Bar Scholars Townhouse Hotel and Restaurant Boyne Valley Camino: Oldbridge Old Mellifont Abbey Battle of the Boyne Visitor Centre, Oldbridge House Boyne Greenway Mornington Laytown/Bettystown Beach Baltray/Seapoint Beach Clogherhead
Brú na Bóinne – Newgrange and Knowth
A sneak peak into some of the stunning outdoor guided walks as part of the Boyne Valley Trails September Walking Festival 2022. Glimpse the stunning surrounds of the Cooley Mountains, the Boyne Camino, Battle of the Boyne sites and more. Visit www.boynevalleytrails.ie or Boyne Valley Trails on Facebook and Instagram for upcoming walks. Video shot, edited and produced by Bang Bang Visual.
The Boyne Valley Trails September Walking Festival is about so much more than the stunning guided walks that visitors can participate in. The festival atmosphere brings history, music and so much more to Drogheda and the Boyne Valley region. Visit www.boynevalleytrails.ie or the Boyne Valley Trails Facebook and Instagram pages for upcoming walks. Video shot, edited and produced by Bang Bang Visual.
Guided walks included in the Boyne Valley Trails September Walking Festival span topics from local history, music, architecture and nature. There really is something for everyone. Visit www.boynevalleytrails.ie or Boyne Valley Trails Facebook and Instagram pages for details on upcoming walks. Video shot, edited and produced by Bang Bang Visual.
The Drogheda Festivals Group organised an incredible St Patrick's Day Parade for Drogheda 2023. The theme for the parade was "Irish Myths and Legends" and a record number of entries from community groups, sports clubs, artists, businesses and more took part in the event. Thank you to Drogheda Festivals group for sharing this video with us.
An excellent video by Bang Bang Visual showcasing the Irish Mythology themed St Patricks Day celebrations for 2023. One of the towns biggest and best parades to date. Video is not owned by Love Drogheda BIDs.
what to do?
Emerald Park Theme Park and Zoo
Omniplex D'LUXX Cinema Drogheda
Old Mellifont Abbey
Lú Festival of Light Drogheda
TLT-Tommy Leddy Theatre
Irish Military Museum and Park
Discover Boyne Valley
County Louth Golf Course-Baltray
Brú na Bóinne-Newgrange and Knowth visitor centre
Drogheda Tourism Office
Boyne Valley Trails
The Arc Cinema
Tayto Park Theme Park and Zoo
Battle of the Boyne Visitor Centre
Droichead Arts Centre
Funtastia Theme Park
Ireland's Ancient East
how to get here
By train from Dublin or Belfast to Drogheda (MacBride) Train Station
By Bus from Dublin/Navan/Blachardstown/Newry to Drogheda Bus Station.
By Car- M1 Motorway Exit J9 for South Drogheda or J10 for North Drogheda