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Scholar’s Townhouse Hotel, King Street, Drogheda,Co Louth. Tel: 041-9835410. Web: scholarshotel.com. Chef: Michael Hunter

Gillian Nelis

Managing Editor

@gnelis
8th March, 2015
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Scholar’s Townhouse Hotel, Drogheda: fine dining with impeccable service

There’s a special place in my heart for family-owned businesses. It may be a bit of a cliché that they are the lifeblood of many communities, but it’s also undoubtedly true.

One such business is Scholar’s, a small hotel in Drogheda in Co Louth. The handsome redbrick building was designed by Pugin & Ashlin in 1867, and was first used as a monastery before being turned into a Christian Brothers...

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