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The history of Drogheda

John D"Alton

The history of Drogheda

with its environs, and an introductory memoir of the Dublin andDrogheda railway

by John D"Alton

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Published by J. D"Alton in Dublin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Re-issued by Buvinda Historical Publications in 1997.

Statementby John D"Alton.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v (ill) :
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Open LibraryOL22825671M

A combination of history, legend, and nature keep everyone happy on this tour of the Boyne Valley on a traditional Irish currach boat. Set sail down one of Ireland’s most important rivers on boats that were used in the filming of Game of Thrones as your guide enthralls you with tales from the movie industry and Irish lore alike/5().   Excerpt from History of Drogheda, Vol. 2 of 2: With Its Environs, and an Introductory Memoir of the Dublin and Drogheda Railway To the Isle of Man and the Hebrides, upon which occasion this justly eulogized chief received an insult. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic : John D'alton.

Irish History General Irish history. A Concise History of Ireland by Patrick Weston Joyce, circa This is a very useful concise history of Ireland for anyone wishing to get an overview of the subject, and has been written with reasonable objectivity. Welcome to Boyne Valley Hotel and Country Club. Situated on 16 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, The Boyne Valley Hotel is an elegent 19th Century Mansion which has been modernised to a comfortable home away from home whether you are travelling for business or on: Boyne Valley Hotel, Dublin Road, Drogheda, A92 EY

  The Letters and Speeches of Oliver Cromwell, Volume 1. Cromwell’s Legacy. Reviews in History. Mulraney, Frances. “Oliver Cromwell’s war crimes, the Massacre of Drogheda in ” Irish. The Whole Proceedings of the Siege of Drogheda [&] Londonderry: Dublin Michael D. C. Bolton: Headfort House: Kells, Co. Meath: Fieldgate Press National Library of Ireland: 57 p: J. Brady: A short history of the parishes of the diocese of Meath, National Library of Ireland Ir b 2: Mary Rose Carty: History of.


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The History of Drogheda and its environs by John D'Alton () is a two volume work that covers the history of Drogheda from ancient times to the 19th century when Drogheda became an important industrial town. Prehistoric monuments and early Christian ruins show Drogheda 's was settled for thousands of years.

Drogheda or Droichead Átha or 'bridge. A brief history of Drogheda. Located at the mouth of the River Boyne, Drogheda’s name derives from the Irish ‘Droichead Átha’, meaning bridge of the ford. The Anglo-Normans founded Drogheda originally as two separate towns on either side of the river in the late 12th century.

Drogheda in Meath was founded by Hugh De Lacy. A Short History of Drogheda. Drogheda's name is derived from the Irish "Droichead Átha", literally "bridge at the ford," a name that encapsulates the reason for the settlement.

There was a ford, and later a bridge, that formed part of the main North-South route on the East coast. It was a place for trade and : Bernd Biege.

Siege of Drogheda, (3–11 September ).The Royalist rebellion that broke out in Ireland against the new English republic in was met by a prompt English response. On 15 August Oliver Cromwell troops landed in merciless policy toward the Irish Royalists would become brutally clear within a month.

The History Of Drogheda, And Its Environs Hardcover – Decem by John D'Alton (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and The history of Drogheda book. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ — Paperback "Please retry" Author: John D'Alton.

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Early History. Peter’s Church of Ireland is built on a site which has been a centre of worship at least since the founding of the town of Drogheda itself.

The earliest archaeological feature of Drogheda is the Millmount motte, probably established by the Norman knight Hugh de Lacy before St. Within legally defined boundaries, Drogheda is the second largest town in Ireland, behind its county neighbour, Dundalk; however, the town's total population (including suburbs and environs) is recorded to be 35, five inhabitants more than y: Ireland.

The official launch of a brand new book celebrating years of the Laytown Strand races took place at the Glenside Hotel. Trainer and broadcaster Ted. Drogheda Grammar. Decem at PM. what a busy year celebrating the th anniversary of our school's foundation. A great past pupils' reunion followed up by a Carol service and book launch celebrating the shared history of our school.

(email @ if you want a copy). Below I have posted a link to the. The Mill: A history of Usher's Linen Mill, Greenhills Drogheda, Drogheda Gogarty, T., Council Book for the Corporation of Drogheda Vol. 1, toDrogheda (Reprinted by CLAHS ).

The Siege of Drogheda, A fter his spectacular victory at the battle of Rathmines, Colonel Michael Jones, the Parliamentarian governor of Dublin, led a force of 4, men and four field guns in an immediate attack on Drogheda in County ed twenty-five miles north of Dublin at the mouth of the River Boyne, Drogheda was a key strategic strongpoint guarding.

Drogheda was a county borough and its electors were both shilling freeholders and freemen. The town probably had a larger electorate than Co.

Louth. Its first charter dated from - 13 Henry III, which envisaged a split town with two corporations. These were united by a charter of 14 Henry IV. The corporation. Old Drogheda Society, Drogheda, Ireland. 1, likes 1 talking about this 11 were here.

The Old Drogheda Society was founded in by a group /5(3). The history of Drogheda [microform]: with its environs, and an introductory memoir of the Dublin and Drogheda Railway by Dalton, JohnPages: Published in Book Reviews, Cromwell, Issue 4 (Winter ), Reviews, Volume 7.

Tom Reilly is a local historian and has published several local history books on Cromwell and Drogheda. This book he claims is a long overdue evaluation of Cromwell’s campaign in Ireland and challenges all the conventional interpretations of events.

Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Notes Filmed with: A catechism of the history of Ireland, ancient and modern / William J. O'Neill : History.

The Moore family descends from Sir Garrett Moore, a staunch friend of Hugh O'Neill, the Great Earl of Tyrone, whose submission he facilitated, hosting the negotiations that led to the Treaty of Mellifont in and ending The Nine Years' represented Dungannon in the Irish House of Commons, and served as President of he was raised to the First holder: Henry Moore.

The first edition of the local history book entitled ‘From the Nanny to the Boyne’, launched on the 7th of December in the Neptune Hotel, Bettystown, was sold out before Christmas.

¦ Genealogy of Gairbhith ¦ Genealogy of Cinaeth Mac Croinghille ¦ Drogheda Mayors ¦ Co. Louth High Sheriffs ¦ Camden's Louth ¦ Drogheda Council Book Name Index ¦ The Down Survey Dundalk Barony ¦ Surname Analysis of Haggardstown ¦ Title Deeds of County Louth Index.

About Drogheda. Chartered in AD by the Norman King John, the history of the townland extends further back into the folklore of arrival of the Celts in Ireland. Founded by the Norse inDrogheda became one of their most important strongholds in Ireland so much so that the town played host to Parliaments in the Middle Ages.Get this from a library!

The history of Drogheda: with its environs, and an introductory memoir of the Dublin and Drogheda railway. [John D'Alton].Wide selection of local history books, covering Co.

Louth's towns of Dundalk, Drogheda and Ardee, as well as rural villages. Tempest Annuals - local directories for Dundalk and surrounding areas, covering the period