Life In Athboy In 1916

The following is a synopsis of a talk given by Bernard Walsh on 17th April, 2016 on the life of the ordinary person in Athboy one hundred years ago in 1916. The year of 1916 was a momentous year in Irish history. The events of that year, popular with some and very unpopular with others …

The 1916 Song Project Performing This Saturday In Athboy

St James’s COI Church in Athboy will play host to the 1916 Song Project concert on Saturday April 30 where it is being presented as part of Athboy 100. The 1916 Song Project is supported by Meath County Council Arts Office as part of their 1916- 2016 Commemorations Programme. The 1916 Song Project is a …

Press Release

Athboy 100 are thrilled to announce that they will be hosting the nationally acclaimed ‘1916 Song Project’ as part of their May Bank Holiday festivities to celebrate the anniversary of 1916. This national research and performance project which has been devised and produced by Michael Fortune and Aileen Lambert for the 2016 Commemoration Programme, features …

Interview With John McClorey

Join Des White as he sits down with Athboy native John McClorey (92). In his youth John played drums for numerous local bands. Among his numerous jobs include being involved with the construction of Athboy Vocational School and the Creamery (which he later worked in) as well as working in Newman’s Mill and for the Parr Family.

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