Old Drogheda Society
Event: Lecture on Vere Foster.
Date: Sunday August 24th @2:30pm.
Venue: Drumconrath Parish Centre.
Speaker: Professor Lori Beckett, Winifred Mercier Professor of Teacher Education at Leeds Mets. University.
Description: Vere Foster of Glyde Court, Ardee, was a nineteenth century philanthropist who established progressive emigration and education schemes in post-famine Ireland. As founder of the INTO in 1868, his legacy offers many valuable lessons for contemporary Irish Education.
Admission: free. Voluntary subscriptions accepted.
Refreshments: Light refreshments served.
Host: Drumconrath/Lobinstown & Districts Cultural and Heritage Society.
Old Drogheda Society - History, Archaeology & Heritage
Millmount, Drogheda, Co. Louth, Ireland. Tel. 041-9833097