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Droichead Átha – The Bridge of the Ford

Friday, January 26, 2024

A gallery talk on the archaeology of some older place names in the Boyne Valley


Droichead Átha – The Bridge of the Ford


In this presentation, Brendan Matthews and Professor Muiris O Suilleabháin will speak about the lesser-known place names that can be found dotted across the greater Boyne Valley area.


Considering the exhibition, Cultural Reflections from the River’s Edge, and the historic and contemporary work as part of it, they discuss what do the place names tells us and how do they reflect in the topography of the landscape on which they are located.


How old are some of these lesser-known place names, whom & what might they be associated with?


Discover more about the fantasy, mythology, archaeology & history of the region through this exploration and discussion.


Tea, coffee and a warm welcome, served on arrival.

  • Type: Adult,Morning Event,Talks
  • Time: January 26, 2024 - 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Venue:Highlanes Gallery