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 Republicanism and the Northern Ireland Question 1926-1973
by Dr. Donnacha Ó’Breacháin

Wednesday 30th March

Venue: Lough Ree Yacht Club

The Way That She Went:  Travels on the Shannon with Jane W. Shackleton in the late 19th Century by Jonathon Shackleton FRGS

Saturday 2ndApril 2016 all day

Venue : The Sheraton Hotel

Official 1916 commemoration event in conjunction with Westmeath County Council – Various speakers

Wednesday 20th April

Venue – TBA

The Billy English Memorial Lecture: The Houses & Landed Families of Westmeath by Donal O Brien

Monday 25th April

Annual General Meeting

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