Family Day

As part of National Heritage Week and Walled Towns Day, Drogheda Museum Millmount, will hold a family day tomorrow, Sunday from 2pm - 5.30pm in the Millmount complex.

There will be free entry to the museum and tower.
A family treasure hunt, where all the answers can be found in the museum and courtyard.
Film footage of Drogheda in the past, showing in the Martello Room.
Short tours to view some of the original town walls conducted by Margaret Clinton.
St Mary's Church of Ireland, and you can see maps of the walls from the 17th Century.
There will be live music and dancing with Sounds Irish, Liam Reilly, The FAA Side and Moonshine
The famous old fashioned dancing doll puppets.
Lock someone in the pillory ( a number of local politicians have volunteered to take part)
There will be traditional dancing dolls, traditional crafts, short talks on Drogheda's heritage from Brendan Matthews, Liam Reilly and Cllr Frank Gallagher.
You can research  where your family was in the 1901 and 1911 cenus.
Check out where your relations were in 1901 and 1911 from the census records.
Drogheda Local Voices Oral History Project will have a stall
Old Drogheda Society Bookstall, Craft Stalls, Ice Cream stand in the courtyard and refreshments will be
available in the Tower Restaurant.
Something for all the family: a great family day out, spread the word

Car parking available at St Mary's Parish Car Park Old Hill

Refreshments available in the Tower Restaurant and Bar or from the Ice Cream Stall or cross the road to the Millmount Bar to see the world's fastest game on TV as Clare play Limerick in the Irish traditional sport of hurling

  • Old Drogheda Society - History, Archaeology & Heritage - Millmount, Drogheda, Co. Louth, Ireland. Tel. 041-9833097

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