The Archives of Drogheda Port Company
Drogheda Port has preserved a unique archive relating to its operation since 1790, recording the industrial and social life of the town. The industrial and commercial archive contains an extensive overview of the day to day activities of the port, including minutes of meetings, accounts, engineers reports, correspondences, invoices, notices, details of ships and cargoes, photographs, mapping and audio interviews.
A History of Drogheda Port
We will never know for certain when man first entered the mouth of the river Boyne. However, once he arrived he began to transform this scenic river into a dynamic commercial highway which was to play a major role in almost every period of Irelands history and development..
The development of the Port has been central to the economic life of the town and continues in that role today.
Extracts & Stories from the Archives of Drogheda Port
From our unique archive we have selected some interesting stories and articles on the port over the years.