Honouring Lt. Frederick M. Harvey

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 …

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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 …

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 …