I had heard of Oliver Cromwell taking Drogheda
, in Ireland, and killing man, woman, and child; and I had read of Count Tilly sacking the city of Magdeburg and cutting the throats of twenty-two thousand of all sexes; but I never had an idea of the thing itself before, nor is it possible to describe it, or the horror that was upon our minds at hearing it.
ATHLONE v DROGHEDA
Premier League: Lissywollen, tonight 7.
Even before Drogheda
had a man sent off, you always felt it was just a matter of time before they would score and that proved to be the case.
United 1 Derry City 1 CLIFF BYRNE banged in the goal that earned Derry a point and left Drogheda
PHILLY HUGHES last night joined Drogheda
United - with new Boynesiders boss Robbie Horgan insisting he would fit right in at Hunky Dory's Park.
The 26-year-old was detained in Drogheda
, Co Louth, over a gun attack in the town last night.
M SHLINGERMANN Mf 6 MADE one decent save from Iarfhalith Davoren but could do little about Sligo's three goals, all of which were top class bS MICK DALY Sphg 6 SOLID display, particularly in the firsthalf when Drogheda
got a foothold in the game but Sligo exposed him in the dying stages D PRENDERGAST HDt 7 HEROIC stuff from the Drogs skipper, only to tarnish his evening with a sending-off late on after protesting Danny North's second goal a ALAN MCNALLY Sd 6 Dw SOLID stuff until the dying stages when Drogheda
's rearguard was leaking like a sieve.
Utd 1 Sligo Rovers 1 SLIGO'S hopes of retaining their league crown are hanging by a thread after dropping two precious points last night.
THE DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT COURT AREA OF DROGHEDA
BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company, today celebrated the 50th anniversary of its plant opening in Drogheda
, Co Louth, with an announcement of a 16 million ($22 million) investment in new equipment to expand its production of BD PosiFlush syringes and create up to 20 additional jobs in Drogheda
PAT FENLON reckons Drogheda
could be the latest Irish outfit to spring a shock result in Europe to set up a date with his Hibs side.
Shahzad Hussain, 31, from Fitzwilliam Court, appeared at a special sitting of Drogheda
District Court yesterday afternoon.