The 1950s, local historian Margaret Conway gave a lecture about the history of the Hill of Ward
Gravestones and Monuments of the Hill of Ward Cemetery
The Hill of Ward Cemetery is located about 1 mile from Athboy, in the townland of Wardstown and close to the famous Hill of Tlachtga. The cemetery is situated about 200 yards off the road. It is a very old cemetery and is located around the ruins of an ancient church called variously Remembrance Church, …
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Athboy Times Past – Vol. 4
Part 4 our journey through Athboy Times Past.
Headstones & Monuments of Moyaugher Graveyard
Located at a quiet country crossroads about 3 miles from Athboy, Moyaugher Graveyard is a very old burial ground set around the ruins of an old church. The oldest inscription which I found dates from 1712. The graveyard is still in use today and is well cared for by families who have plots there. In …
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Headstones & Monuments at St. James Church of Ireland (Old Cemetery).
A complete list of all surviving monuments and headstones in St. James Church of Ireland, Athboy as of June 2016.
The Carmelite Monastery of Athboy
The following article was taken from a publication called “The Gentleman’s Magazine” of December 1785, published by a Mr. Sylvanus Urban. This article describes the ruins of The Carmelite Monastery at Athboy and includes a sketch which dates from about 1765. The author simply signed the article as A.M.T. These ruins have undergone many changes …
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 …
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 …