Nearby Places of Interest

and Entertainment


Things to do in the area




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.

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. Wednesdays Karaoke night, Thursday 6th August Flinch Live. Friday 7th August Level 2 from 10.30pm, Saturday 8th August Live at Reddans; Swing Band Crooner Frankly Buble keeping the legends alive, performs the hits from Dean Martin, Sammy Davis and Frank Sinatra 10.30pm Sunday 9th August RTE Radio 1's Funny Friday comedian and balladeer Doc Savage live in the main bar from 8pm. Plus all the action from this year's Dublin Horse Show live on the big screen.


Email Telephone + 353 41 9827412








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.





Reddan's of Bettystown

Co.Meath, Ireland


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