Listen With Liam
Old Drogheda Society
On Wednesday next August 5th, the 4th in the Old Drogheda Society's Summer "Walk & Talk" Evenings will take place when Liam Reilly, supervisor in Drogheda Museum Millmount, will talk on "Dooley Gate". The walk departs at 7.30pm from Millmount.
Liam will talk on many aspects of the Duleek Gate area including the shooting of Liam Leech at Pitcher Hill steps, The Millmount Bar (Sampson's), hideaway of the Fenians, The Riot in Duleek Gate, Barney Daly, the Old Hill resident shot by Free State troops on the day of Michael Collins funeral, Larry Walsh, Drogheda's longest serving Mayor, Barber Callan's Pub, The old streets and lanes off Duleek Street, St Mary's Church of Ireland, Oliver Cromwell's attack on the town, The Cairnes Trust Sunday Scool and houses, World War One Memorial, The characters and the pubs of the area, Joe Shiels baker and prisoner of war, St Marys Church and the Castle of Comfort.
Because of the limited number of people that can be accommodated pre-booking is essential. Phone the Governor's House 041-9833097 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
There is no set charge for the evening, and all are welcome but small donations will be accepted for Drogheda Cultural Services.
Parking is available in the Millmount Courtyard.