Places Still Available For This Evening's Walk & Talk

Old Drogheda Society

There are still a few places left on the second "Walk & Talk" evening which will take place this evening when Frank Gallagher will give us an insight into the history of the Newfoundwell / Greenhills area. Starting from outside Garvey's Pub in Scarlet Street at 7.30pm.
Frank will give us an overview of the area before leading the walk down Bredin Street, past Cosgrave Square, Stoney Lane, Greenhills, Chord Road and Thomas Street.

Among the items that Frank will talk about are: 

  • The Belfast Railway Terminal at Newfoundwell (1849-1851)   

  • Newfoundwell Railway Bridge

  • Newtown Blues GFC

  • Origins of Bredin Street

  • Greenmount & Boyne Mills

  • Robert Ushers

  • The Smyth Family of Greenhills

  • Benjamin Whitworth & The Sycamores

  • Boyne Viaduct 

  • Rev Thomas Sandiford

  • Chord Cemetery Chapel  

There is no set charge for this tour but small donations will be accepted in aid of Drogheda Cultural Services. 
Advance booking is essential as there is a limit to the number we can accommodate. Bookings to 041-9833097 or e-mailinfo@droghedamuseum.ie  


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,



Co. Louth, Ireland,


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