6/30/2017

Pic of the Day @ 30 June 2017



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Pic Of The Day



Drogheda Town FC Phoenix cubs at their End of Year Awards


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6/29/2017

Pic of the Day @ 29 June 2017



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Pic Of The Day

Wolfe Tones GFC Bus sets out for Croke Park last Sunday


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6/28/2017

Pic of the Day @ 28 June 2017



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Wolfe Tones GFC players and coaches boarding the bus to Croke Park last Sunday for a days viewing

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Walk & Talk With Brendan Matthews @ 28 June 2017



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The Old Drogheda Society Summer series of Walk & Talks continue tomorrow evening when Brendan Matthews will lead the walk which will begin at St Dominic's Bridge and will cover Industries, trade & employment along the River Boyne.

The walk will proceed to The Haymarkett Bridge then to Dyer St, Shop St. to Bullring and on to the various industries along the Scotch Hall Complex ending at the D Hotel area.

This area provided thousands of jobs in the brewing, distilling, milling, foundry and manufacturing industries, many almost forgotten, but Brendan will recall in his own special way, when Drogheda was one of the major industrial centres on the island.

Please meet up at 7.25 pm for 7.30 pm departure from St Dominic's Bridge.

There is no set charge but small donations to the Old Drogheda Society are welcome.


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6/27/2017

Pic of the Day @ 27 June 2017



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Journal Of The Old Drogheda Society editor Anthony McIntyre @ 60 (photo credit - Marta Nash)


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6/26/2017

Pic of the Day @ 26 June 2017



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Irish Society for Christian Civilisation in front of St Peter's Chapel, West Street, Drogheda, Today


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6/25/2017

Pic of the Day @ 25 June 2017



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Surprise 80th birthday party for long serving SVP worker Carmel Clarke in the Black Bull


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6/24/2017

Pic of the Day @ 24 June 2017



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Drogheda Town FC Phoenix players tucking into chips and sausages @ DTFC end of season awards

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6/23/2017

Pic of the Day @ 23 June 2017



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Pic Of The Day

Boyne Valley Weavers


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6/22/2017

Pic of the Day @ 22 June 2017



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Pic Of The Day


William Kenny's VC and medals in the Regimental Museum, Aberdeen

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6/21/2017

Pic of the Day @ 21 June 2017



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Pic Of The Day

Drogheda woman, Carrie Twomey @ the Nashville concert in Dublin on Monday


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ODS Walk & Talk This Evening With Eamon Thornton



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ODS Walk & Talk This Evening With Eamon Thornton

The next in the series of Old Drogheda Society Walk and Talks will take place this evening, 21st June, at 7.30 pm, when Eamon Thornton will lead a walk around the Millmount Complex.  This, of course, is the longest day of the year and the walk will be held during the Midsummer Craft Fair that will take place throughout the Millmount Complex.  So come and enjoy the craic, be entertained with the arts and crafts of the Fair and learn about the rich heritage of this very important but underappreciated ancient site.

Eamon will inform his audience of the origins of the site, the mythology and folklore associated with this extraordinary place from its prehistoric roots through the foundation of the town of Drogheda, its development through the ages, the major military battles that took place there,  the people who lived in the buildings on the site, its later emergence as a famous sporting venue where a world champion learned and practiced his sport and the emergence of Millmount in the 21st century as the site of the leading voluntary-run museum in the country. 

The tour will end with a visit to the wonderful gun platform of the Napoleonic Tower with its panoramic vista overlooking the countryside for many miles in all directions.  Here Eamon will talk about the significance of Amergin and his role in the Irish Mythology Cycle and his links with Millmount. 

The Craft Fair will run from 5 pm to 9 pm with the Walk and Talk at 7.30 pm. 


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6/20/2017

Pic of the Day @ 20 June 2017



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Pic Of The Day

 
Dog at the Boyne


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Mid Summer Craft Fare



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This Wednesday evening from 5 pm - 9 pm in the Millmount Cultural Quarter there will be a Mid Summer Craft Fare plus an Old Drogheda Society Walk & Talk.

Stall holders joining the resident craft studios will include, Dark Horse Pizzas, Seodra Glass Jewellery, Shell's Driftwood, Moo Moo Knits, Puddy Upcycled, Little Twit Designs, Clayotic, all but chaotic, Maggie Hollins
Cathy Prendergast, Patricia Murphy Artist, Breda McNelis Textile Artist, Siobhan Coffey, Dunany Flour, Edde Art Big Red Kitchen, Soilse Candles Bridge Street Studios, Little Delights.

The fabulous Brown Hound will be here with their gorgeous treats and coffee.

Richmond Fort will be open with delicious hot food and drinks as well.

There also have live music from Kern and the Drogheda Youth Brass Band.

Demonstrations from Newgrange Willow Design And Children's Activities by Kieran McNulty.

Drogheda Museum Millmount will be offering discounted entry and Eamon Thornton will lead a Walk & Talk detailing the history of Millmount since it's foundation by the Normans at 7.30 pm.

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6/19/2017

Pic of the Day @ 19 June 2017



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Pic Of The Day

The Boyne at a June sundown


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6/18/2017

Pic of the Day @ 18 June 2017



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The cool water of the Boyne flows on the second scorcher in a row


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6/17/2017

Pic of the Day @ 17 June 2017



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Pic Of The Day


Summer 2017: Fine June Weather bathes the Boyne

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6/16/2017

Pic of the Day @ 16 June 2017



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Pic Of The Day


Insulator dusting brush

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6/15/2017

Pic of the Day @ 15 June 2017



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Pic Of The Day


Insulator No 22 Delph

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6/14/2017

Pic of the Day @ 14 June 2017



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Insulator Fused

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Walk & Talk with Liam Reilly Wednesday 14 June 2017



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This evening the 5th in the Old Drogheda Society Summer Walk and Talk series takes place when Liam Reilly will be the guide.


Taking in the history of the Newfoundwell - Scarlet Street area, starting at 7.30 pm from Kierans' Corner ( Garvey's Car Park).

Liam will be talking about a wide range of topics including the origin of:

Kierans' Corner

The Glen

Swan Park

Newfoundwell Bridge

The Well Pub

James Flanagan after whom Flanagan's Terrace is named,

Tommy Hanratty,

Garvey's Pub & Cash and Carry, Kelly's Lane, , St Francis Club, Thomas Sandiford, St Janes & St Mark's Terraces,

The Cottage Hospital,

Oulster Lane,

The Fire Station

The old St Patrick's School,

Segraves Field,

The Old Jail,

Morgan's Lane,

Campbell's Shop,

Joe Corcoran the barber,

Slate Row.

The walk and talk will finish at Sunday's Gate.



All are welcome and there is no set charge but small donation to the Old Drogheda Society will be accepted.


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Governor's House,
Millmount,
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Co. Louth,
Ireland,

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6/13/2017

Pic of the Day @ 13 June 2017



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Pic Of The Day


Insulator No 13 Fused

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6/12/2017

Pic of the Day @ 12 June 2017



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Pic Of The Day



Insulator No 12 Double Groove

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6/11/2017

Pic of the Day @ 11 June 2017



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Pic Of The Day


Insulator No 10 Double Groove

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6/10/2017

Pic of the Day @ 10 June 2017



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Pic Of The Day


Pocket Knife

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