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Definition(s):

  • (n) in 1649 the place was captured by Oliver Cromwell, who massacred the Catholic inhabitants

News

  1. Ireland's Eye: What's going on in the old sod

    DROGHEDA bride Yvonne Corbally fulfilled her wish of marrying her sweetheart Peter Quinn on Thursday, November 26, before succumbing to cancer just two days later.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Irish Central

  2. Meet IrishCentral's winner of the Summer '09 Free Trip to Ireland Contest: Lt. Commander Susan Condon

    Meet IrishCentral’s latest winner of a free trip to Ireland: Susan Shanahan Condon. Condon, who is a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Coast Guard, will travel to the Emerald Isle over the Thanksgiving holiday to visit her father, John Shanahan, who lives in Drogheda, County Louth.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Irish Central

  3. Remembering Pope John Paul II's 1979 visit to Ireland

    It is 30 years to the day since Pope John Paul II visited Ireland in a three-day visit that brought the country to a standstill. Nearly 3 million people turned out to welcome the Pontiff at five venues; Dublin, Drogheda, Galway, Limerick and Knock.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Irish Central

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Quotes

  1. Mathews said: "It is an important game this Friday night, yes we did win in the Carlisle grounds earlier in the season but we have to remember Bray beat us in Drogheda already. It's good to have a full squad to select from, the return of Alan...
    on Sep 25, 2009 By: Alan Mathews Source: eleven-a-side.com

  2. "We are in a strong position and we can put pressure on the chasing pack by getting a good result against Drogheda," said manager Fenlon, who is without Anthony Murphy and Stephen O'Donnell, both suspended after being sent off during Friday's...
    on Aug 26, 2008 By: Pat Fenlon Source: Irish Times

  3. "It's going to be a tough game at Drogheda, they a good physical side and they'll be looking to turn us over after we did the job on them here earlier in the season," said Delaney. "They have come into a bit of form themselves and defeated...
    on Jun 11, 2008 By: Clive Delaney Source: Londonderry Today

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