Tonight ~ Walk & Talk In The Company Of Brendan Matthews

Old Drogheda Society


There are still a few places left on tonight's Old Drogheda Society "Walk & Talk" Evening which will be led by community historian and author, Brendan Matthews, which will take in North Quay, Shop Street, Bachelors Lane, Mayoralty St, The Mall, Merchants Quay and Steampacket Quay.

Brendan will talk on many aspects of the area including the first RIC barracks on South Quay, St Mary's Bridge, The Augustinian Church, Kezer's Lane, The Franciscan Church which was the first church built in Drogheda after Catholic Emancipation, Harp Lane, Blind Gate, Mayoralty House, The Custom House, Masonic Hall, Whitworth Memorial, Drogheda Steampacket Company. Drogheda Gas Works and the Boyne Viaduct.

Because of limited numbers places should be pre- booked by ringing Drogheda Museum Millmount on 041-9833097 or e-mail

There is no set charge for the evening but small donations will be welcome for Drogheda Cultural Services.

Bookings are also being taken for the next "Walk and Talk" Evening when Liam Reilly will lead the group and talk on the " History of the Dooley Gate area" on Wednesday August 5th departing from outside the Millmount Bar at 7.30pm Parking is available on both evenings in Millmount courtyard.  

Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,



Co. Louth, Ireland,


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