Directions

Location map

Shamrock Lodge: (Main Pitch) GPS: 53° 43’ 42.72” N -6° 20’ 38.80” W (53.7286 -6.3442)

To reach Shamrock Lodge when coming North towards Drogheda on the M1 motorway take the exit just across the Boyne Cable Bridge. On the roundabout, cross back over the motorway and take the exit sign-posted for Drogheda. Continue on through the next roundabout to another roundabout which is equivalent to a T-Junction, in that you can only go left or right, taking the exit to the right, onto the old N1. At the first set of traffic lights take a left hand turn, passing Drogheda Utd. soccer club and the Lourdes hospital on your right. At the T-Junction take a left hand turn onto Ballymakenny Rd. and Boyne RFC is about 1/2 a mile on your left. Approaching the club you will pass a petrol station on your right, followed by a green area on your left and the road will curve slightly to the left. The entrance to the club is on the left at the end of the row of houses and is quite hard to see. To reach Shamrock Lodge when coming South towards Drogheda on the M1 motorway take the exit sign-posted for Monasterboice and continue on south on the N1. Continue on through the roundabout and at the first set of traffic lights take a left hand turn, passing Drogheda Utd. soccer club and the Lourdes hospital on your right. At the T-Junction take a left hand turn onto Ballymakenny Rd. and Boyne RFC is about 1/2 a mile on your left. Approaching the club you will pass a petrol station on your right, followed by a green area on your left and the road will curve slightly to the left. The entrance to the club is on the left at the end of the row of houses and is quite hard to see.

Bryanstown: GPS = 53° 42’ 19.95” N -6° 19’ 24.32” W (53.70562, -6.32360)

To reach the Bryanstown pitches (was Delvin RFC) when coming North towards Drogheda on the M1 motorway take the exit sign-posted for Drogheda South and continue onto the old N1 through Julianstown & Laytown. About 1 mile fter passing the Europa hotel you will pass an estate called Five Oaks on the left. Shortly after this and 50 yards before the right hand turn into the Boyne Valley Hotel there is a small lane on your left. The rugby club is at the end of this lane. To reach the Bryanstown pitches (was Delvin RFC) when coming North towards Drogheda on the M1 motorway take the exit sign-posted Drogheda Central and follow the signs into Drogheda. After passing the bus station take a right-hand turn onto the old N1 at the traffic lights. Continue about 1 mile on out the road until you see a turn to the left for the Boyne Valley Hotel. About 50 yards later there is a lane-way on the right hand side of the road, there is a small turning lane. The rugby club is at the end of this lane.

Drogheda Grammar School: GPS = 53° 43’ 01.98” N -6° 17’ 59.89” W (53.7172 -6.29997)

To reach Drogheda Grammar School when coming North towards Drogheda on the M1 motorway take the exit at Junction 7, signposted for Julianstown and continue in towards Drogheda on the N1. After you pass through Julianstown continue on and you see the Southgate Shopping Complex in front of you. At the second roundabout take exit equivalent to turning right, driving with the shopping center on your left, and continue on for about a 1/2 mile, taking the next left onto Mill Rd. This will bring you down alongside the Grammar School, and the entrance to the car park for the pitches is about 100 yards before the T-Junction at the end of the Mill Rd.