9/30/2016

Pic of the Day @ 30 September 2016


Old Drogheda Society



A History of Julianstown


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097




Bea Orpen - Postcards from the Past



Old Drogheda Society




Saturday 1st October 4pm-7.30pm

Barlow House, West Street, Drogheda, Co. Louth

Seminar, launch and sale of limited edition prints by artist Bea Orpen of the old Drogheda Grammar School.

Droichead Arts Centre looks forward to celebrating the life and work of Bea Orpen (1913 – 1980) and her contribution to the artistic and cultural life of Drogheda.


Join us at 4pm in Barlow House, for a seminar exploring the social, political and artistic context in which the Drogheda Grammar School prints were made and the cultural legacy of this important artist. This will be followed by the launch of limited edition Bea Orpen prints, showing four views within the old Drogheda Grammar School.

4pm – Postcards from the Past Seminar

Guest Speakers:

- Fiona Loughnane (Associate Lecturer in Visual Culture at the National College of Art and Design) – Bea Orpen, Women Artists and Irish Modernism.

- Mamo McDonald (former President of the ICA and friend of Bea Orpen) – Bea Orpen and the ICA

- Brian Trench (Researcher, Editor and Trainer in Science Communication) – Bea Orpen, Drogheda, 1945

6pm - Launch and sale of limited edition series of prints from of the old Drogheda Grammar School by Anthony Collins, the Print Studio, Droichead Arts Centre. Refreshments will be served.

Free of Charge But Booking Recommended Due To Limited Seating

Tel: 041 98 75140 | Website
www.droichead.com | Email: info@droichead.com See more

Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage,

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097

9/29/2016

Pic of the Day @ 29 September 2016


Old Drogheda Society

Annala Dhamhliag ~ The Annals of Duleek No 6: 1977 The Yearbook of Duleek Historical Society



Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097




9/28/2016

Pic of the Day @ 28 September 2016


Old Drogheda Society



The Unreturned Army: County Louth Dead in the Great War 1914-1918 by Donal Hall


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097




9/27/2016

Pic of the Day @ 27 September 2016


Old Drogheda Society


Men From Dundalk And District Who Served In The Great War 1914-1918 by Ruairi Martin


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097




9/26/2016

Pic of the Day @ 26 September 2016


Old Drogheda Society



Report of Electrical Engineer to Dundalk U.D.C. 1911-1919

Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097




9/25/2016

Pic of the Day @ 25 September 2016


Old Drogheda Society



Under 12s game this morning at St Oliver's: Drogheda Town FC vs Albion 


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097




9/24/2016

Pic of the Day @ 24 September 2016


Old Drogheda Society



Saturday Night in Old Drogheda (photo by Carrie Twomey)



Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097




9/23/2016

Pic of the Day @ 23 September 2016


Old Drogheda Society



Looking Forward Looking Back. Edited by Sean Boyle


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097




9/22/2016

Pic of the Day @ 22 September 2016


Old Drogheda Society



Norman Kilcloon 1171-1700 by Gerard Rice


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097




9/21/2016

Pic of the Day 21 September 2016


Old Drogheda Society



The Royal Irish Constabulary and the Black and Tans in County Louth 1919-1922  by Stephen O'Donnell


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097

Collier the Robber by Brendan Matthews


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Tonight, Wednesday, 28th September at 8 p.m.  Town Hall, Balbriggan, the Balbriggan & District Historical Society present:

Collier the Robber by Brendan Matthews


A Presentation Talk on Michael Collier, alias Collier the Robber, by Community Historian Brendan Matthews.

Michael Collier, alias Collier the Robber, was the last of the great `Stand and Deliver` Highwaymen in Ireland. Born near Bellewstown Co Meath in the 1780`s. 

He terrorised the stage coaches and gentry-folk of Meath Louth and Fingal for many years. Sometimes he was acting alone, while at other times he was accompanied by a loyal band of highway robbers, many of whom ended their days on the end of the hangman`s rope, while Collier himself lived on until old-age.

Community Historian & Archivist at the Drogheda Museum at Millmount, Brendan Matthews, will tell the tale of this extraordinary Highwayman, his life and adventures, who was hated by the authorities and loved by the working classes and the poor.

Adm €5.

Balbriggan & District Historical Society members free.

The Bus Eireann 101 Service leaves Drogheda Bus Station at 7.30 pm will drop at Bank of Ireland Balbriggan (150 metres from Town Hall) at 7.50 pm. the return service leaves from outside the combined clubs premises opposite Bank of Ireland at 9.45 pm.


Drogheda Museum Millmount,
History, Archaeology & Heritage,
Governor's House,
Millmount,
Drogheda,
Co. Louth, Ireland,

9/20/2016

Pic of the Day @ 20 September 2016


Old Drogheda Society



World War 1 And Nationalist Politics in County Louth 1914-1920 by Donal Hall


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097




9/19/2016

Pic Of the Day @ 19 September 2016


Old Drogheda Society



Gossiping Guide to County Louth: Part 2 Ravensdale to Channonrock


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097




9/18/2016

Pic of the Day @ 18 September 2016


Old Drogheda Society



Musing Over The Motorway


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097



9/17/2016

Pic of the Day @ 17 September 2016


Old Drogheda Society



Participants celebrate completion of their session at the SVP Spinathon charity event in the Laurence Centre last Saturday


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097



9/16/2016

Pic of the Day @ 16 September 2016


Old Drogheda Society


Drogheda SVP Area President Joe Sweeney shaking hands with Councillor Joanna Byrne @ at the SVP Spinathon charity event in the Laurence Centre last Saturday



Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097



9/15/2016

Pic of the Day @ 15 September 2016


Old Drogheda Society


Drogheda TD Imelda Munster with Councilors Joanna Byrne and Kenneth Flood at the SVP Spinathon charity event in the Laurence Centre last Saturday


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097



Culture Night, Drogheda Museum Millmount Will Be Free Of Charge


Old Drogheda Society





To celebrate Culture Night, Drogheda Museum Millmount will be open free of charge on this Friday night, September 16th from 7 pm - 9 pm.


There are a huge number of people living in the Drogheda area, who have never visited the museum.

So if you have friends, work colleagues or family members who have never visited the museum, tell them that Friday is a great chance to visit for FREE.

Please spread the word.


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097


9/14/2016

Pic of the Day @ 14 September 2016


Old Drogheda Society



Drogheda woman Linda O'Brien at the SVP Spinathon charity event in the Laurence Centre last Saturday


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097



9/13/2016

Pic of the Day @ 13 September 2016


Old Drogheda Society



John Bellew by Harold O'Sullivan


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097



Drogheda Exiles


Old Drogheda Society




Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097



9/12/2016

Pic of the Day @ 12 September 2016


Old Drogheda Society


Buildings Of Architectural Interest in County Louth 



Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097



9/11/2016

Pic of the Day @ 11 September 2016


Old Drogheda Society



Autumnal Red Breast


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097



9/10/2016

Pic of the Day @ 10 September 2016


Old Drogheda Society



Last of the Summer Sun ~ Drogheda Town Boys Training at St Olivers


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097


9/09/2016

Pic of the Day @ 9 September 2016


Old Drogheda Society



Drogheda Resident Carrie Twomey Captured on Camera with Mystery Bird of West Street


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,

Millmount,

Drogheda,

Co. Louth, Ireland,

0419833097