Category Archives: Field Trips

Field Trip to Kilkenny, Saturday 16 September 2017

9.00 am, Saturday, 16th September, 2017 Field Trip to Kilkenny – including Kilkenny Castle, the Medieval Mile Museum, and a walking tour of the historic town centre On Saturday, 16 September, the Society will travel to Kilkenny on its latest … Continue reading

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Field Trip to site of the Battle of the Boyne

9.30 am, Saturday, 17th September, 2016 Battle of the Boyne site and Monasterboice – with Dr. Harman Murtagh as guide On Saturday, 17 September, the Society will travel to the Battle of the Boyne site, Monasterboice, and, time permitting, Trim … Continue reading

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The Old Athlone Society: Lecture Series, 2016-2017

The Society’s programme of events for 2015-2016 has recently ended. The programme for 2016-2017 is as follows (please note that all lectures start at 8pm and venues will be decided at a later date): September 2016 Field trip to Battle of … Continue reading

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Field Trip to Limerick

Saturday, 12th September, 9.45am, leaving from Garden Vale. Schedule includes visits to the Hunt Museum, King John’s Castle, and Sarsfield Barrack. The Old Athlone Society annual field trip is to Limerick on 12 September. The coach is free to members … Continue reading

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Some Upcoming Events

The Society’s lecture series for 2014-15 has now completed. We will host a number of events after the summer. These events include: ‘The Glorious Madness’ – a talk by Turtle Bunbury, historian and author, on Irish involvement in the First World … Continue reading

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Field trip to Clonfert Cathedral and Meelick Church

Saturday, 20th September, 2014, 12pm, Clonfert Cathedral – with a talk by Dr. Christie Cunniffe

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