Order of the Knights of St. Columbanus

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The Order was founded in Belfast in 1915 by James K. Canon O'Neill. He was greatly influenced by the social teaching of the Church and particularly the encyclical "Rerum Novarum".

James K. O’Neill was a native of Ballypatrick, Ballycastle, Co. Antrim where he studied at the Classical School in Downpatrick. He enrolled in St. Malachy’s Diocesan College in February 1872 and entered Maynooth in September 1875. In 1906 he was appointed parish priest of the Sacred Heart Parish, Oldpark Rd., Belfast.

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Drogheda Institute of Further Education

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This Website was built using a Template from ChocoTemplates.com. It was built by John Michael Murphy a student at DIFE for the 2014/2015 course year. John is studying FETAC Level 6 Business Administration of which Web Authoring is a subject. DIFE's aim is to provide Further Education courses which are of the highest quality to school leavers, and adults returning to education.

John can be contacted at jmur06@eircom.net

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The Irish Heart Foundation

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The Irish Heart Foundation is the national charity fighting heart disease and stroke, funded 92 per cent by public donations. Our mission is to lead in improving the cardiovascular health of people living in Ireland so they do not experience disability or die from preventable heart, stroke and other blood vessel diseases.

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Drogheda Chamber of Commerce

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Drogheda & District Chamber was established in 1894 and since then it has played a distinguished and important role in the history of the town and in the development of the business and commercial life of Drogheda

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St. Oliver's Community College

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The College currently has about 1150 pupils and eighty teachers, one of the biggest secondary schools in Ireland. The first principal of St Oliver's was Eamon Cooney. It's current principal John Halpin.

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Drogheda Girl Guides

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The Drogheda Girl Guides is a voluntary orgainsation for girls aged 5 to 18 years. The Drogheda Girl Guides are made up from 4 groups, Ladybirds aged 5 to 7 Years, Brownies aged 7 to 10 years, Girl Guides aged 10 to 15 years and Rangers aging from 15 to 18 years.

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Drogheda Boy Scouts

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St. Oliver's Scout Group is the largest single youth organisation in Drogheda, catering for over 250 youth members through four different programme sections from 6 year old Beaver Scouts right through to 17 year old Venture Scouts. We have a leadership team of over 40 trained volunteer adult scouters. St Oliver's Scout Group is part of Louth Scout County and a member of Scouting Ireland. Scroll down to learn a little more about the history of our group.

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Drogheda Tourist Office

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Drogheda Tourist Office is located in the Tholsel, West Street, Drogheda. It opens 9.30am to 5.30pm Mondays to Saturdays (April to September) and Monday to Friday (October to March). We provide a wide range of information to visitors on what to see and do in Drogheda and the Boyne Valley region.

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Drogheda Lions Club

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Whenever a Lions club gets together, problems get smaller. And communities get better. That's because we help where help is needed – in our own communities and around the world – with unmatched integrity and energy.

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Drogheda Rotary Club

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Drogheda Rotary Club meets on Monday at 1pm, right in the heart of the town in the Westcourt Hotel, in West Street. The club has around 50 members, who meet over lunch to discuss our charities, fundraising drives and other Rotary issues. The weekly rota for the successful and busy Meals on Wheels service to the elderly in the town is also organised.

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Drogheda & District
Support 4 Older People

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The main objective of this organisation is to provide support for the health, safety, wellbeing and community involvement of older people residing in Drogheda and the surrounding area. This is achieved by harnessing the many skills and talents of our older people so that the community will benefit from, and value, the wealth of their experience and wisdom.

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