Monthly Archives: September 2019

From the epic poems of Ossian to Athlone’s new statue: over 250 years of cultural misappropriation

Wednesday, 2 October, at 8.15pm in the Sheraton Hotel, Athlone Talk by Prof Ralph Kenna Summary Cultural misappropriation is a major issue in Athlone right now, as an 11ft neo-classical statue has been selected by the council to represent the town – a decision that has … Continue reading

Posted in Lectures

Field Trip to Boyle, Saturday 21 September 2019

9.45 am – Saturday 21st September, 2019 Field Trip to King House and Boyle Abbey On Saturday, 21 September, the Society will travel to Boyle on its latest field trip. A bus is available, which leaves at 9.45am from the … Continue reading

Posted in Field Trips