“Stand and Deliver”-The Adventures of Michael Collier (Collier the Robber)
Welcome to the Boyne Valley Trails September Walking Festival.
Presented by Community Historian Brendan Matthews, learn all about the adventures of Highwayman Michael Collier (Collier the Robber).
Michael Collier (1785 – 1849), was born near Julianstown and he was the last of the infamous “Stand-and-Deliver” Highway men of the 18th and 19th century holding up the Horse-Drawn Mail Coaches across the district of Louth, Meath and Fingal. Historian Brendan Matthews will Present the Life & Times & Demise of Michael, alias `Collier-the-Robber` and the his comrades & compatriots who often helped him in his daring escapades across the greater north-east region.
Doors open at 7.45pm and presentation begins at 8pm sharp. Presentation will last 50 minutes.
The Boyne Valley Trails September Walking Festival is sponsored by Failte Ireland and supported by Love Drogheda BID (Business Improvement District-Drogheda ratepayers).