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 …
As outlined elsewhere on this site Athboy has been a parish since the 12th century. The original church having been constructed in the medieval period where what is now the Church of Ireland (which was constructed int he 18th century) stands. With Catholic Emancipation in the 1820s the Catholic church began to construct it's own …
Co-Founder of the Gaelic League Fr. O'Growney took a long journey back to Ireland four years after his death in Los Angeles.
A brief look at some elements of Athboy in the 1820s and 30s, Mostly, it's many publicans and one renegade priest.
We take a look at the programme for a 1945 pantomime staged in the town which was produced by a man with a mysterious name.
These postcards show us that while communication has sped up over the last century, the topics of conversation haven't changed.
In 1909, townspeople of Athboy made a trip to Dublin so that they could become the owners of their own homes and businesses.