Athboy 100, are proud to announce that on Friday 20th October at 4pm a plaque will be unveiled to commemorate Lt. Frederick M. W. Harvey in the grounds of St. James Church of Ireland. The memorial will be unveiled by his His Excellence Mr. Kevin Vickers, Canadian Ambassador to Ireland. Frederick Maurice Watson Harvey was …
700th Anniversary of Athboy’s Carmelite Friary
On Tuesday 17 October 2017, the Parish of Athboy will commemorate the 700th anniversary of the founding of the Carmelite Friary in the town. The commemoration evening will begin at 7.30pm with a celebration of Mass in St James parish church. Fr. Richard Byrne, Carmelite Provincial, will lead the celebration at which Bishop Smith with …
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The Petty Sessions – 2017
The Petty Sessions returned in 2017. Each case can be found below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UuGzvNsM4a0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G9kHCiMI_Eo
A lecture read at an outing to Tlachtgha
The 1950s, local historian Margaret Conway gave a lecture about the history of the Hill of Ward
The Lawrence Collection
What Next For Athboy 100?
The May Bank Holiday weekend was a great success but Athboy 100 does not stop there.
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 …
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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 …
Athboy 100 Weekend
Join Athboy 100 on the May Bank Holiday weekend as we bring the spirit of Athboy in 1916 back to life with a series of events for all ages. Friday "Music and Tales of 1916" - With Des White Time: 8pm Venue: Macra Hall, Athboy. <span class="_4n-j fsl"Join Des in the Macra Hall where he …