Old Drogheda Society
Date: Sunday 31 August 2014.
Speaker: Dr Gerard Cummins
Description: Francis Ledwidge was born in Slane in 1887. He left school early to work as a farm labourer, copper miner, road workers and union organiser. During this time he produced an extraordinary book of poetry. He was killed near Ypres on 31 July 1917.
Venue: Drumconrath Parish Centre
Admission: free. Voluntary subscriptions accepted.
Refreshments: light servings
Host: Drumconrath/Lobinstown & District Cultural and Heritage Society.
Old Drogheda Society - History, Archaeology & HeritageMillmount, Drogheda, Co. Louth, Ireland. Tel. 041-9833097