Monthly Archives: January 2016

Secrets of the Bog Bodies

Lough Ree Yacht Club on Wednesday, 17th February, at 8.00 pm – Talk by Dr. Eamonn P. Kelly Summary – Bog bodies are rare survivals of human remains from earlier times. The properties of bogs are such that, occasionally, bodies are preserved … Continue reading

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Some Upcoming Events

The Old Athlone Society  February to April 2016 events Wednesday 17thFebruary Venue – Lough Ree Yacht Club ‘Secrets of the Bog Bodies’ by Dr Eamonn Kelly ———– Tuesday 15th March Venue – The Sheraton Hotel The Institutionalisation of a political ideal: Fianna Fail, Irish … Continue reading

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The Legacy of Columbanus and the Early Irish Monks

The Athlone Little Theatre on Wednesday, 20th January, at 8pm – Talk by Fred Carney Summary – “Island of saints and scholars” – fact or fancy? Who were these Irish monks? Why are they often better known outside of Ireland? How did … Continue reading

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