A Flavour of the Fifties

Paper 197

Lecture – 1997

Author – Harte, John

The paper relies principally on excerpts from The Drogheda Independent, available in Drogheda Public Library. The typed excerpts are arranged under topic headings as follows: Entertainment, Pastimes, Social Organisations, Improvements, Development in Town and Living Conditions, Schools, Newsworthy Events. Skerries Clergy and Church Matters, Sports Clubs, Employment and Trades, Skerries for Holidays and Conferences.