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The Little Book of Drogheda

By Hugh Oram

9780750993081

ISBN: 9780750993081

Published: 01-12-2020


The Little Book of Drogheda

By Hugh Oram

ISBN: 9780750993081

Published: 01-12-2020

About This Book

Drogheda is a most fascinating medieval town in Ireland, with many of its medieval walls and town gates still intact. Its history goes back 1,000 years and embraces such events as Cromwell's massacre of many of its inhabitants in the mid-seventeenth century. During the past 200 years, Drogheda has developed many industries, including linen making and brewing. The town has also produced many distinguished citizens, including Dr T.K. Whittaker, the Irish economist who was brought up in the town.The development of the port and of the railway through the town have also been significant. In recent years, the addition of many modern facilities as Drogheda has expanded to a population of nearly 100,000, has added to the town's amenities.

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