Walk & Talk With Liam Reilly

Old Drogheda Society

The second of this year's Old Drogheda Society's Walk and Talk evenings will take place on Wednesday July 13th when Liam Reilly will lead the walk from Bolton Street at 7.30 pm.

The Walk and Talk will deal with the Bolton Street and Fair Street area and Liam will speak on the various historic aspects of the area including:

The Fenians gathering for a rebellion in 1867 in Bolton Square, St Peter's School
The shooting of Alice Slowey in 1922
William " Sack" McQuillan's role in the 1916 Rising and his case against DI Carberry
Scholes Lane where Drogheda's only Olympic medalist trained
The Cornmarket Courthouse and it's weathercock
The Sisters of Charity coming to Drogheda, Mallard Lane and it's overhead bridge
The Archbishops of Armagh residing in Fair Street
Patrick Curtis - Spymaster to the Duke of Wellington, later Archbishop of Armagh
The Catholic Action
Harry Allen Builders - winners of the first Tops Of The Town Talent Competition
Clarke's Pub - the birthplace of Nano Reid and other interesting facts.

The Walk and Talk will be finished by 9pm.

As places are limited anyone wishing to attend should contact Drogheda Museum Millmount on 041-9833097 or e-mail info@droghedamuseum.ie.

There is no fixed fee but small donations will be welcomed.

Please assemble outside St Peter's School at 7.25 pm.  


Drogheda Museum Millmount,

History, Archaeology & Heritage, 

Governor's House,



Co. Louth, Ireland,


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