ODS Annual Day Away to Carlow

Old Drogheda Society


Old Drogheda Society Annual Day Away to



Tour of County Museum,

Tour of Carlow Military Museum,

Visit Carlow Cathedral &

Tour of Duckett’s Grove




Sunday 31st August 2014

Carlow Museum: Discover the varied history and heritage of County Carlow from the archaeological gems of Old Leighlin Cathedral and Saint Mullins to personalities such as the Irish Volunteer Kevin Barry who was hanged at the tender age of nineteen, the raconteur Val Vousden and the scientist John Tyndall who was the first person to discover the greenhouse effect. View the magnificent 19th century hand carved pulpit from Carlow Cathedral.

Carlow Military Museum: A fine museum exhibition housed in a late 19th century church. The museum features a wide range of exhibits relating to Carlow’s military history

Carlow Cathedral: Built in 1833, the magnificent tower and lantern, reaching 46 metres, was inspired by the Cloth Hall at Bruges in Belgium. The current bishop is Bishop Dennis Nulty, the former St Mary's Parish Priest. 

Duckett's Grove: Designed in a Castellated Gothic revival style circa 1825. The building incorporates numerous towers and turrets of varying shapes – round, square and octagonal. Duckett’s Grove is elaborately ornamented with oriels and niches containing statues, the entrance is the most stupendous castellated gateway in Ireland.

Price €30.00 per person

Includes Coach travel, Morning tea/coffee & scone, All admission and guide charges

Light lunch (at own expense) will be available at Duckett’s Grove.

There will be a stop on way home at Swords to avail of the Carvery (at own expense) in Harp Bar  at Carnegie Court Hotel


Bus Departs Bolton Square: 08.30 a.m. Sharp

Bus Departs  Millmount     : 08.45 a.m. Sharp


Booking is essential and now open at Millmount tel. no ( 041) 98 33097

Please note that the operation of this tour is dependent on sufficient numbers booking

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


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