Old Drogheda Society
Please find details of the Wednesday's Old Drogheda Society Walk and Talk Evening.
The 6th Old Drogheda Society "Walk & Talk" Evening on Oliver Cromwell's siege of Drogheda, St Mary's Church of Ireland and the history of Millmount will be held on next Wednesday August 19th at 7.30pm, when Margaret Clinton, Senior Tour Guide with Drogheda Museum Millmount will lead the walk.
She will speak firstly on the history of St Mary's Church of Ireland from it's beginning as the site of a Carmelite Monastery through to the present church in built in 1810.
Then she will speak on Oliver Cromwell's siege of Drogheda and point out the exact spot where he broke through the walls. The Royalist garrison's retreat to Millmount and the death of Sir Arthur Aston. Richmond Barracks, the building of the tower in 1808, The shelling of Millmount in 1922.
This tour departs from Drogheda Museum Millmount at 7.30pm
There is no charge for the walk but voluntary donations will be accepted for Drogheda Cultural Services. As there are limited places advance booking is essential for all walks. Phone the Governors House Millmount 041-9833097 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org