Athboy Times Past – Vol. 3

Sad Fatality at Athboy Man Falls from Church Roof The above is the heading of a story from The Meath Chronicle, 31st October 1914, which describes an unfortunate accident at St. James's R.C. Church, Athboy in which a workman fell to his death while working on the roof. It appears that the Church roof was …

The Athboy Railway Station

At a meeting of the inhabitants of the neighbourhoods of both Trim and Athboy in June of 1846, the motion was brought up that both towns would benefit from the construction of a railway line connecting the towns to Dublin. Athboy was, in the 1830s and 1840s, a place of very little trade and improvements …

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