For a memorial stone bully’s acre Drogheda

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Bully's acer

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Memorial stone with inscriptions

The Drogheda union workhouse also had its own burial ground, known as Bully's Acre, and it is possible that the cemetery here pre-dated that of the workhouse.

The origins of the name are unclear, however at Kilmainham in Dublin, there is also a place called Bully's Acre, which is believed to be Dublin's oldest cemetery.

The order of St. John of Jerusalem, the Knights Hospitallers, may also have been associated with Bully's Acre at Kilmainham in the 13th century and it is worth noting that this same order were also at Drogheda during this period.

In November of 1940, a German soldier, washed up on the shore at Clogherhead, was interred at Bully's Acre;

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  • Sandra Blacoe-dyas
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  • June Rooney
  • Donated on Apr 16, 2024
  • I love following your progress on Facebook, fantastic work

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  • June Rooney
  • Donated on Mar 26, 2024
  • I wish I could help more, you are amazing people

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  • Valerie Griffin
  • Donated on Mar 07, 2024
  • Well done to everyone involved.

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9 donors
  • June Rooney
  • Donated on Apr 16, 2024
  • I love following your progress on Facebook, fantastic work

€10.00
  • June Rooney
  • Donated on Mar 26, 2024
  • I wish I could help more, you are amazing people

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  • Valerie Griffin
  • Donated on Mar 07, 2024
  • Well done to everyone involved.

€10.00
  • Olwyn Foroughi
  • Donated on Feb 27, 2024
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  • Jim Brady
  • Donated on Feb 27, 2024
  • Well done on all your hard work

€10.00
  • Joyce McHugh
  • Donated on Feb 26, 2024
  • Well done and thank you all for all the relentless hard work .

€20.00
  • Jacqueline Hickey
  • Donated on Feb 26, 2024
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  • Declan Dooley
  • Donated on Feb 26, 2024
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  • bob timmermans
  • Donated on Feb 26, 2024
  • Great work by the volunteers

€20.00

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