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 …
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.
In the first of a new series we go from cobblers to cows on railway lines with a brief stop over with a World War II fighter.
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.
A tale of attempted murder and Ribbonmen in Kilkeelan in the 1880s