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Things to do in the area

Live entertainment nightly at Reddans (Wednesday through Sunday Summer months) and Friday, Saturday, Sunday during the Winter months.

 

 

From 1st July Karaoke Wednesdays Reddans 8.30pm "The Voice of Bettystown" Competition. Every Wednesday in July and August. All are welcome. Final takes place Sunday 30th August. €600 Prize Fund.  Mondays Bingo with Dave. TONIGHT enjoy the craic with our locals in the bar. Wednesdays Karaoke night, Thursday live music Martin Hennessy 10.30pm, Friday live music Tim Ryan as Elvis 10.30pm, Saturday Live at Reddans Ireland's King of Swing Ken Kirwan a.k.a. crooner Frankly Buble from 10.30pm and Sunday live music with The Dynamic Duo in the main bar from 7pm

 

 

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DUBLIN & DROGEHDA

HILL OF TARA

NEWGRANGE

Only 30 minutes from Dublin City, and 5 minutes from Drogehda, with excellent bus services running daily.

The Hill of Tara, nestled in rural county Meath and bathed in celtic mythology, is one of Ireland's historic treasures.

Newgrange was constructed over 5,000 years ago (about 3,200 B.C.), making it  and the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt.

  Host to the Irish PGA Championship and Irish Close Golf Championship 2014, Seapoint is a beautiful links golf course overlooking the Mourne mountains and Irish Sea.

Seapoint was originally designed by Ryder Cup Vice Captain Des Smyth and Declan Branigan and has since has been redesigned by DB Designs. It has matured into one of Ireland finest pure links courses with fescue greens and beautifully manicured fairways providing golfers with an "Experience to Remember

The nature of the course means it's playable all year round and Seapoint has a policy of no mats during the winter months.

 

  Laytown & Bettystown golf club is one of Ireland's finest 18-hole links courses with fantastic views of the east coast. Located on the east coast just 20 minutes’ drive from Dublin Airport.

 

Bellewstown Golf Club has a fully qualified PGA Professional Mark O’Sullivan available for golf lessons.

Mark was the Irish Amateur Close Champion in 2003 as well as representing Ireland at Boys, Youths and Senior level. His achievements as a professional include being ranked in the top 10 PGA Professionals in Ireland, competing in the Irish Open in 2012 as well as winning the PGA Southern Championship.

County Louth Golf Club or "Baltray" as it is more affectionately known is situated 4 miles from the historic town of Drogheda at the mouth of the river Boyne. With the river to the south and the Irish Sea to the east, this is Links golf at is very best, with only the muted murmur of a ships engine to break the sounds of nature, as it quietly wends its way up river to the port.

Rated in Golf Digest's top 100 courses in the world as a "hidden gem". It is one of the top twenty-five courses in the British Isles and it is in the top six in the island. Sometimes ferocious and other times benign, it provides competition for all handicaps. In today's language it could well be described as "user friendly".

It offers a 9 Hole Golf Course and an 18 Hole Pitch & Putt Course in an idyllic setting between the sea and the mountains! The golf course, located just off the main Dublin – Belfast road, has a rolling terrain that requires precision but ensures a great day on the course. Discover an elegant parkland course with a warm and friendly welcome!

 Bellewstown Golf Course is a Failte Ireland approved golf course with breath taking views of the Mourne Mountains and over the Boyne Valley.

Bellewstown Golf Club Boasts USGA greens, mature trees and many exciting water features. .

Something for kids:

 

  •  Tayto Park
  •  Funtasia Bettystown
  •  Funtasia Water Park Drogheda
  • Something to explore with your family:
  •  Bru na Boinne
  •  Boyne Valley Tours
  •  Meath Heritage
  •  Oldbridge House

 

 

 

 

 

  •  Bellewstown Race Course
  •  Fairy House Race Course
  •  Dundalk Race
  • Unique Laytown Races (more info below)

For those who like racing:

Annual Racing event near by:

Laytown Races Location

 

Laytown is a small seaside resort on the east coast of Ireland, (Just a 10 minute walk up the beach from Reddans of  Bettystown) On Race Day the horses start the race on the beach at Reddans (Starting post)  and race up towards Laytown (Finishing post) it's a wonderful spectacle and a great day out. Located 29 miles/46 km north of Dublin. See the Location Map. Laytown Races is the only officially approved beach racing in Europe

How To Get There

By Road:

46 km north of Dublin. Take Junction 7 off the M1, (Dublin - Belfast motorway), follow R132 to Julianstown take R150 to Laytown. Get your route on AA Route planner.

By Rail:

There are regular train services from Drogheda and Dublin (Connolly Station) to Laytown Station. There are shuttle busses on race day from Laytown station to the course. Or it is a 10 min walk from station to the races.

Race day train timetable Thurs 10th Sep

· Dep Dublin Connolly @ 12.36 Arr Laytown @ 13.21

 

· Dep Laytown @ 18.06 Arr Dublin Connolly @ 18.57

Visit Irish Rail for full train timetables.

A courtesy bus service will run from Laytown Train Station/Laytown Park to the Race Field. This service will run throughout the day returning to Laytown Railway Station/Laytown Park 1/2 hour after the last race.

 

By Bus:

Matthews Coaches depart from Dublin, Parnell Street, 1:00pm to Laytown return from Laytown 5:40pm to Dublin, Parnell Street.

 

Bus Eireann:- depart Drogheda 12.55pm to Laytown return from Bettystown square 6:00pm, 7:00pm and 8:00pm

 

By Air:

Dublin is the nearest airport.

 

Next Race is on Thursday 10th September, 2015.

 

 

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