Directions to the Boyne Research Institute


Travelling by car from the North:
From the M1 Motorway take Junction 10 (N51 for Slane and Drogheda North). At the top of the ramp take the first left off the roundabout (N51 Drogheda). Take a right at the next roundabout (R168 Mell). Go straight through the next roundabout and continue on this road passing through Mell village and down the hill into Trinity Street. Pass a car park on the right and about 150m past this take a left turn just after McCloskey’s Bakery. Continue up the hill past the right turn and Tiernan House is a new 2-storey office building on your right. Boyne Research Institute's brass plate is beside the door. Ring the bell for entry.


Travelling by car from the South:
From the M1 Motorway take Junction 10 (N51 for Slane and Drogheda North). At the top of the ramp turn right onto the roundabout and go over the motorway. At the next roundabout take the first exit for the N51 Drogheda North. Take a right at the next roundabout (R168 Mell) and follow the instructions above.
Please note that there is a toll on this road between Junctions 7 and 10. To avoid the toll come off the motorway at Junction 7 (R132 Julianstown, Drogheda South, Laytown). At the top of the ramp turn right onto the roundabout and go over the motorway. At the next roundabout go straight and continue on this road passing through Julianstown. Continue on for about 15km passing straight through 2 roundabouts until you pass the bus station on your left. Continue on straight (in left lane); the road veers to the right over the Peace Bridge. Take the second left after the Peace Bridge into the Fair Green, just after Dominic's Takeaway.  Continue to the end of Fair Green and turn right; Tiernan House is the first building on the right.


Travelling by bus:
Bus Eireann, the state-run bus service, provides a service from Dublin to Drogheda. Take the number 101 or 100x to Drogheda bus station which has a terminal on the Donore Road, at the junction with the Dual Carriageway (see map below). From here walk via the Dual Carriageway to the Peace Bridge. Take the second left after the Peace Bridge into the Fair Green, just after Dominic's Takeaway. Continue to the end of Fair Green and turn right; Tiernan House is the first building on the right. This is about a 5 minute walk.


Matthews Bus:
Matthews is a private company that runs buses between Dublin and Drogheda. Buses run regularly - see timetable. The bus starts in Parnell Street in Dublin and drops off at a few points in Drogheda. The most convenient drop-off for the Boyne Research Institute is outside Dominic's Takeaway, just at the entrance to the Fair Green. Turn left into Fair Green and continue to the end of Fair Green and turn right; Tiernan House is the first building on the right.

For details of fares visit their website and click on Ticket Fares link. Returning to Dublin, the pick-up point is beside McDonald's at the Waterside on the Dual Carriageway, nearly across the road from the Donore Road Bus Eireann station.


Travelling by train:
The train runs from Connolly Station in Dublin to Drogheda. The station is about 15 minutes from the middle of the town. Taxis are sometimes available outside the station. On foot walk down the hill into the town. Pass the entrance to Scotch Hall parking on the right. Continue past the bus station on the left, and proceed as above.


Travelling from the airport:
Taxis are available from the forecourts directly outside Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Passengers should follow Taxi signage to the designated taxi ranks. A taxi dispatcher is available at either taxi rank if you require any further information or assistance.

Bus Eireann provides an express bus, 100X (to Drogheda and Dundalk), that reaches the airport at 20 minutes past the hour - see timetable. The bus stops at Stop No. 9/10 in the Coach Park at the airport. The Coach Park is opposite Terminal 1, through the multi-storey parking building (See Dublin airport map here.) From Terminal 2, the Coach Park is to the left. The trip takes about 45 minutes and drops at the Donore Road bus station in Drogheda. From there proceed as for travelling by bus. Details of fares can be found here.

For more information about travelling to and from Dublin Airport visit their website here.


For more information on Drogheda, visit www.drogheda.ie



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