11/30/2015

Pic of The Day 30 November 2015


Old Drogheda Society

 
 


100 Years of Music - Drogheda Brass Band 1886-1986

Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097

Carmel Doherty RIP


Old Drogheda Society


It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing of Carmel Doherty.
 
Carmel was a long time member and committee member of the Old Drogheda Society and a trustee of Drogheda Museum Millmount.
 
Carmel passed away suddenly at her home on Friday.

Removal of Carmel's remains from Townley’s Funeral Home, Crosslanes this morning, Monday, at 10am. They shall arrive   St. Mary’s Church, James Street for Funeral Mass at 11am.
 
Burial afterwards in Calvary Cemetery.


As a mark of respect to the late Mrs Carmel Doherty,  Drogheda Museum Millmount will be closed today during the hours 11am to 1pm.

May she rest in peace.
 


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097

11/29/2015

Pic of the Day @ 29 November 2015

 
Old Drogheda Society


Boyne Yacht Club 1954-75
 


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097

Drogheda Christmas Bonanza, Today, Sunday 29th November 2015


Old Drogheda Society

 

 



9am to 4pm Bonanza Road Train touring the town

11am – 5pm – Killsharvan House – ‘Festive Taste of the Boyne Valley €5 per car

11am – 5pm Millmount Cultural Centre  Christmas Craft Weekend 

11am – 7pm Funtasia Waterpark - Toner’s Christmas House – A Winter Wonderland

12noon - Old Abbey - Nativity Farm

12.30.30pm & 1.30pm Highlanes Gallery - Children's Shadow Puppet Workshops Pre-booking only 041-9803311

2pm & 3pm  The Highlanes Gallery - "Tales from the Shadows"  Must be prebooked phone 041-9803311 

2pm, 3pm & 4pm - The Barbican Centre -  The Gingerman. Miriam Lambert Puppet Theatre

2.30pm & 5.30pm -  Bui Bolg's Street Theatre - Polar Bear's traverse the streets of Drogheda

5pm - 14 Days of Christmas Giveaway, Scotch Hall Shopping Centre

5pm – Droichead Arts Centre - Traditional Singing Session with Sean Corcoran & Maire Ní Choilm

5pm - 14 Days of Christmas Giveaway, Scotch Hall Shopping Centre

9pm Live Music & DJ’s in many local pubs and clubs


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097

11/28/2015

Pic of the Day @ 28 November 2015


Old Drogheda Society


Manpower in a Developing Community - A Pilot Survey In Drogheda
 


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097

Drogheda Christmas Bonanza, Today Saturday 28th November 2015


Old Drogheda Society

 
 


Today In Drogheda

 
9am to 4pm Bonanza Road Train touring the town
9.30am  Reduced Family Admissions to Drogheda Museum Millmount €5 per family.
10.30am -7.50pm  Funtasia Waterpark – Ice Skating Rink Open Tickets €12
11am - Old Abbey - Nativity Farm
11am – 5pm Millmount Cultural Centre  Christmas Craft Weekend 
11am – 7pm Funtasia Waterpark - Toner’s Christmas House – A Winter Wonderland
11am – 5pm – Killsharvan House – ‘Festive Taste of the Boyne Valley €5 per car
12noon Family Treasure Hunt from the Childrens Shop , West Street
2pm, 3pm & 4pm - The Barbican Centre -  The Gingerman. Miriam Lambert Puppet Theatre
2.30- 5pm Bui Bolg's Street Theatre - Old Goats traverse the streets of Drogheda
3pm & 4pm The Highlanes Gallery - "Tales from the Shadows"  Must be prebooked phone 041-9803311
5pm The Tholsel –Traditional  Tunes in the Tholsel €5  
6pm  Funtasia Fireworks Skyfantastic  Riverside at Scotch Hall illuminating the night sky and the eager faces of young and old alike.
8pm TLT Theatre – Keith Barry ‘Out of Control’
8.30pm  Droichead Arts Centre  - Traditional band , Kern launch their new album  No Cover Charge
10pm Live Music or DJ’s in over 25 pubs and clubs
 

 


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097

11/27/2015

Pic of the Day @ 27 November 2015


Old Drogheda Society


Nursing Education In Drogheda 1946-2004
 


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097

Drogheda Museum Millmount ~ Special Offer: Two Saturdays Left


Old Drogheda Society

 
Drogheda Museum Millmount are offering special family rates of just €5 per family to those who prebook visits on Saturday next November 28th and Saturday December 5th.

This covers 2 adults and up to 3 children to visit our award winning museum and the nearby tower from 9.30pm with last tour of the tower at 3.30pm and last tour of the museum at 4.15pm.  

Tours must be pre-booked by ringing 041-9833097 or by e-mail to info@droghedamuseum.ie 

This is an ideal weekend to to visit the museum as the Millmount Craft Shops are holding their Christmas Fair from 6pm to 9pm on Friday and 11am to 6pm on both Saturday & Sunday. 

Millmount is an ideal vantage point to watch the Bonanza Fireworks display at 6pm.  

Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097

11/26/2015

Pic of the Day @ 26 November 2015


Old Drogheda Society

 
Minutes of the proceedings of the Guardians of the Drogheda Union July 1839 to March 1843
 


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097

What lies beneath our feet: recent archaeological assessments in Drogheda


Old Drogheda Society

 
Reminder, The County Louth Historical & Archaeological Society will hold a lecture tonight at 8pm, Thursday 26th November, in the Governor's House, Millmount which will deal with some recent interesting discoveries in the town.
 
The talk, “What lies beneath our feet: recent archaeological assessments in Drogheda”, will be given by Jon Stirland, of local firm Archaeological Consultancy Services Unit, and will cover aspects of the medieval town discovered at The Mall (Franciscan Friary), Palace Street (Town Wall), Old Abbey Lane (Hospital of St. Mary d’Urso) and at Murdock’s Car Park at the Peace Bridge (Town Wall & riverside tower). 

The lecture is must for those with an interest in Drogheda's past and is open to all. There will be a bookstall on the night.
 


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097

11/25/2015

Pic of the Day @ 25 November 2015


Old Drogheda Society
Drogheda gasworks Gas Committee Minutes Book 1907-1918

 
 


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097

Children of the Rising


Old Drogheda Society





We have been asked to circulate details of a forthcoming lecture that may be of interest to some of our members or friends.

TCD School of Nursing and Midwifery Public Lecture Series 'Tell Me About'- Children of the Rising: the untold story of the young lives lost during Easter 1916 - Thursday 26 November at 5.15pm

 

Carole B. King

Head of Discipline in Childrens Nursing

Assistant Professor

Lecturer

The School of Nursing and Midwifery

The University of Dublin

Trinity College

24 DOlier Street

Dublin 2 


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097

11/24/2015

Pic of the Day @ 24 November 2015


Old Drogheda Society



Drogheda Gasworks Directors' Minutes 1939-1948
 


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097

Richard Gerrard's Drogheda


Old Drogheda Society


 


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097

11/23/2015

Pic of the Day @ 23 November 2015


Old Drogheda Society


Dublin Gazette from 2nd November 1902 with reference to Drogheda
 


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097

11/22/2015

Pic of the Day @ 22 November 2015


Old Drogheda Society



Conservation Plan ~ Town Walls And Other Defences of Drogheda
 


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097

11/21/2015

Pic of the Day @ 21 November 2105


Old Drogheda Society
Becton Dickinson A Pictorial Review 1964-1997

 
 


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097

11/20/2015

Pic of the Day @ 20 November 2015


Old Drogheda Society 




Industrial Exhibition Drogheda 1965
 
 
 


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097

Drogheda Museum Millmount Special Offer ~ 3 Saturdays Left


Old Drogheda Society

 
Special family reduction that may interest you or your friends, visitors or neighbours 

For the next three Saturdays, November 21st, 28th and December 5th, Drogheda Museum Millmount is offering a special family rate of just €5 ( 2 adults & up to 3 children) for pre-booked visits.
 
To book e-mail info@droghedamuseum.ie or ring 041-9833097.


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097

11/19/2015

Pic of the Day @ 19 November 2015


Old Drogheda Society


Small photo album World War 1 & St Patrick's Day pageant 1954
 


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097

11/18/2015

Pic of the Day @ 18 November 2015


Old Drogheda Society


Large Photo Album Millmount & Other Scenes
 


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097

11/17/2015

Pic of the Day @ 17 November 2015


Old Drogheda Society
Drogheda Industrial Exhibition 1979 - Souveneir Catalogue

 
 


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097

11/16/2015

Pic of the Day @ 16 November 2015


Old Drogheda Society

 
Council Book of the Corporation of Drogheda 1649-1734
 


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097

11/15/2015

Pic of the Day @ 15 November 2015


Old Drogheda Society


Hughes History Of Drogheda (reproduction)
 


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097

11/14/2015

Pic of the Day @ 14 November 2015


Old Drogheda Society

 
Louth County Guide And Directory
 


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097

11/13/2015

Pic of the Day @ 13 November 2015


Old Drogheda Society

 
 
From Drogheda Millmount Museum Facebook page


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097

Drogheda Museum Millmount ~ Saturday Special Family Rate


Old Drogheda Society



For the next four Saturdays only, November 14th, 21st, 28th and December 5th, Drogheda Museum Millmount will be offering a special family (2 adults & up to 3 children) rate of €5 for visits to the museum and tower which are pre-booked in advance. 

 
To avail of this offer tours must be pre-booked by phoning 041-9833097 or e-mailing info@droghedamuseum.ie.    
 


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097

11/12/2015

Pic of the Day @ 12 November 2015


Old Drogheda Society
James Garry's The Monasterboice Inscriptions

 
 


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097

11/11/2015

Pic of the Day @ 11 November 2015


Old Drogheda Society
Monasterboice by R.A.S MacAlister

 
 


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097