Old Drogheda Society Publications On Sale

The following Old Drogheda Society Publications are now on sale at special prices for members only.

We are also offering a reduced price for a Family Ticket to the Drogheda Museum Millmount of Euro 10 for two adults and two Children.

To avail of these offers simply return the email you as a member received with your order (see below). We will then confirm to you on return that your purchase will be available for collection at Museum Reception which will be open Mon - Sat 10.00 am to 4.00 pm and Sunday 2.30 pm to 4.00 pm. Payment is Cash only.

Items must be order by April 15th 2014

Item              Title                                             Price
1         ODS Journal No.20   2013           10.00 Euro   174 pages

Articles local Fenians, Patrick Leonard and John Francis Nugent by Brendan Matthews. Drogheda Boxing Club 1940 -1946 by John McCullen. Ian Kenneally discusses John Boyle O Reilly, A railway to the Quays in Drogheda 1903 by       Edward Fleming. Making Hay down through the Years by Jackie Mullen. Vere Foster’s female emigration scheme by Audrey Smith Flanagan. The Marian Year 1954 by Maura Mullen. Drogheda Drapery assistants campaign of 1887 by Cllr. Frank Gallagher and finally Life in Drogheda during WW2 by Ted Greene.                                                                                                                                                                             

2   ODS Journal No.19 2012                 8.00 Euro       136 pages  

The Shelling of Millmount 1922 by Sean Corcoran. Drogheda in 1950 by Maura Mullen. Brendan Matthews has three articles, a trip on the Collen Bawn, Cromwell at Drogheda and A Riot in Dooley Gate 1917. Drogheda 1912 scrapbook of Luke J Elcock by John Mc Cullen and the Lady shareholders of the Drogheda Steam packet company 1894.  The founding of the Drogheda Branch of the United Irish League by Edward Fleming. Franciscan Altar plates by Fr.Ignatius Fennessy. The foundation of ITGWU in Drogheda by Cllr, Frank Gallagher. The Cannons are back by Noel Bailey and finally M&L Crilly 49 Laurence St, Memories of an Old Fashioned Shop by Ann Crilly.

3 ODS Journal No 18 2011                8.00 Euro         121 pages

Brendan Matthews has three articles; Millmount 1922 newly discovered images, The Star & Crescent, some thoughts and May Day - May Day.  Prof. Gary Owens discusses O'Connell and his Monster meetings, their Symbolgy and structure. The Tichburnes of Beaulieu by Noel Bailey. An 1867 Drogheda Inquest by Declan Quaile. Growing up on the North Road in the 1940's and early 50's by Maura Mullen. The Founding of the Drogheda Trades Council - New evidence by Cllr Frank Gallagher. The Fenian Rising in Drogheda and the aftermath by Ormonde DP Waters. The Drogheda Branch of the United Ireland League by Edward Fleming and finally Hidden pieces of Drogheda by John Mc Cullen.

4 ODS Journal No. 16 2007                8.00 euro        184 pages

Terry Corcoran, an appreciation by John McCullen. The Life and Times of John Forbes, M.P. for Drogheda by Don Byrne. The Malocca Story by Giovanna Magliocco. A Local Folklore miscellany by Frank Gallagher. Keeping the home fires burning during WW 2 by Tom Winters. 1956 the year Drogheda got behind its own by Liam Reilly. A nominal roll of officers and NCOs of B Coy8 Inf Bn, FCA by Peter Durnin. Ships that never returned in the 1870's and 1880's. Holy Year 1950 Drogheda pilgrimage to Rome by Finian McQuaile. Drogheda Dance Bands by William Healy. Recrossing the Rubicon by Shane Fagan.
Master painters of Drogheda by Ronan Eustace. Killed in Action by Peter Durnin. A Rebel Motor bike by John Mc Cullen. Drogheda man who was editor of the Irish Times for 27 years by Tom Winters. The McPhail Story by Owen Rafferty. My working Life on West Street by John Hurley. Drogheda's newspapers by Frank Gallagher and finnaly Death of a distinguished Drogheda man by Tom Winters.

5 ODS Journal no.15 2005                8.00 euro         200 pages

Jim Garry and Appreciation by Sean O’Greagoir. Moira Corcoran an Appreciation by John Mc Cullen. Making Cloth in the 1950's by Warren Nelson. From Clay pipes to Smoking Ban by Tom Winters. A Cleanin and a Pressin. Augustinian Corpus Christi procession by Canice O’Mahony. Sentimental Journey by Willie Healy. Crossing the Boyne by Bernard Share. The Mercy Nuns in Drogheda by John Mc Cullen. The Dublin Penny Journal by Michael McEvoy. Devis Jebb of Slane by Don Byrne and finally pictures from the Archives by John McGovern.

6 ODS Journal No. 11 1998              8.00 euro        180 pages

Recent Archaeological discoveries in Drogheda by Deirdre Murphy. A Drogheda Steamship, the Irishman by J Colin Bain. Drogheda Seamen 1880 - 1940 by Christy Quigley. John Boyle O’Reilly, the Early years by Seamus Matthews. Dowth Churchyard memorial Inscriptions by Dr. Patrick J Shorthall. The Elcock - Netterville Lease by Lucy McCullen. The Pub at Duleek Gate by John McCullen. Drogheda Municipal Art Gallery by Peter Jordan. The Origin and Development of two Meath Villages by Michael Ward. Problems of the Tenant Farmer during the Famine Years by Eileen Mc Cullough. Some notes on the Drogheda Families of Carroll, Clinton, McGovern and Skelly by Gerard Conan Kennedy. James Anderson and the Drogheda Pilgrimage to Knock 1880 by Fr Iggy O Donovan OSA. Drogheda's the Place for me (song) by Evelyn Kirwan. Drogheda (poem) by Donald Byrne., Drogheda Fort Shilling Freeholders by Moira Corcoran. and finally a Letter from Bill English 1966 by James Garry.   

7 Drogheda its Topography and Medieval Layout   5 .00 euro (buy 3 get one free)   38 pages 1997

Written by John Bradley of the Dept of Modern History National University of Ireland Maynooth.
This wonderful illustrated publication describes early Drogheda and its streetscapes.

8 Calvary Cemetery its History and Tombstone Inscriptions 8.00 euro (buy 3 get one free) 187 pages 2002
Written by the irrepressible Jim Garry, this publication covers the history of the graveyard from mid 1890's to the 21st century including an alphabetical listing of burial inscriptions and site map.

9 The Medical Missionaries of Mary in Drogheda 1939 - 1999   5.00 euro (buy 3 get one free) 63 pages 1999

Written by Sister M Anastasia Taggert B.A HDip M.A Econ and Sister Isabelle Smyth M.A. LPH.Dip Soc Sc.

This is a unique account of the history of the MMM in Drogheda from its early beginnings in Collon Co Louth to the International Missionary Training Hospital and the tireless work carried out by the sisters worldwide.

10 Drogheda and 1798                                            5.00 euro (buy 3 get one free)    90 pages 1998

Written by Moira Corcoran, Fergus O’Dowd, Sean Collins, Leo Casey, John Kells Ingram and Jim Garry

This covers the 1798 Insurrection and its effect on Drogheda, with images and contemporary extracts of the period.

                                           Purchase 3 of items 7, 8, 9 or 10 above and get one free.

11 The Streets and Lanes of Drogheda                 10 .00 Euro (from E 15)           127 pages    2009
Written by James Garry and updated by Deirdre Howard Russell

This is a must have for anyone remotely interested in local Drogheda History. This is a brilliantly executed account of the origins of local street and place names together with photographs and images of historic Drogheda.


FAMILY TICKET (2 adults & 2 Children) SPECIAL 10 Euro includes guided tour of Museum & Tower.

Can be used at any time during 2014, but must be purchased by April 15th 2014.

                                                               ORDER FORM - Please complete and return your copy of the order form below which is attached with your email.

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ODS will confirm to you on return that your purchase will be available for collection at Museum Reception which will be open Mon - Sat  10.00 am to 4.00 pm and Sunday 2.30 pm to 4.00 pm. Payment is Cash only.

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