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 …
Bernard Walsh provides a transcription of a lecture from the 1950s which details the history of Athboy from 1022-1845.
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 detailed look at the Parr Family, one of Athboy's major landowners. Among their numbers were horse trainers, international rugby players, war heroes and more.