Francis Ledwidge Talk

Old Drogheda Society

Event: Talk - Francis Ledwidge

Date: Sunday 31 August 2014.

Time: 1500/3pm

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 & Heritage
Millmount, Drogheda, Co. Louth, Ireland. Tel. 041-9833097

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