Tuesday 17 September 2019

Boats lecture night

THE Annual Corcoran Garry Memorial Lecture organised by the Old Drogheda Society will be held in the Governors House, Millmount on Wednesday October 7th . This years theme will be 'Traditional Boats of the Boyne'.

The boats will be celebrated in this seminarstyle event, with main speaker Criostóir MacCárthaigh, Dept. of Irish Folklore, U.C.D., editor of the monumental Traditional Boats of Ireland (2008) and with contributions from leading marine archaeologists, local boatmen and boat-makers and from mussel fishermen and their wives. Examples of the boats will be on display.

The Corcoran-Garry Lecture is an annual event sponsored by the Old Drogheda SocietyAdmission is free and there will be a book stall.