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 …
Many an Athboy native has tread the boards in locally produced plays and pantomimes. Teresa Coleman gives a history of the town's long association with the dramatic arts.
Bernard Walsh writes on the life and legacy of gun-toting, womanizing, horse trainer and landowner Harry Dyas of Gillstown, Athboy.
In 1909, townspeople of Athboy made a trip to Dublin so that they could become the owners of their own homes and businesses.
The proposed series of events for Athboy 100.