Old Drogheda Society
There will be an interesting look at the Drogheda input into the 1916 Rising, on Monday February 1st at 7.30pm in the Barbican Centre, William Street.
The first talk will be by Mary Gallagher a decendent of 1916 signatory, Eamonn Ceannt, who will speak on Eamonn Ceannt - The Drogheda Connection. Eamonn's father an RIC officer was stationed here for a period and his sons attended Drogheda CBS, before moving to Ardee.
The second talk will be by Liam Reilly of Drogheda Museum Millmount, Drogheda men's involvement in the Rising. Liam will talk about the local men who took part in the Rising, those who meet up on Easter Sunday to take part only to be told that it had been called off, and about the men arrested in Drogheda after the Rising.
This is an open lecture and everyone is welcome.
This lecture is organised by the Dundalk and District Old IRA Commemoration Committee.