Suzanne Behan -The 50 Francis Street Photographer – a social history of Dublin in the 1950s and 60s through the work of photographer John WalshJanuary 29 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm at Offaly History Centre
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Remembering Michael McDermott, Durrow, Co. Offaly (1895-1976), an old IRA soldier of the War of Independence, by Máirtín D’Alton
My grandfather Michael McDermott of Durrow, County Offaly was born in 1895 and died on 30 March 1976. My mother later stated that he was actually aged 81 years (not 79 as on the gravestone) when he died. What caught my particular attention was that […]
The archives contain material from the county’s landed estates, solicitors’ firms, industries and private individuals
Our Before and After section depicts various places around Offaly via archive images and newly created contemporary images.
Tullamore Town Historical Tour App
Almost 40 years ago, A Walk through Tullamore by Michael Byrne was published with a map of the town and a numbered commentary on the history of the streets and buildings. This was updated some years ago with Exploring Tullamore, a short printed guide along the same lines and richly illustrated by Fergal MacCabe. Now with thanks to the Rotary Club and Tullamore Credit Union, the walking guide enters the 21st century in the form of a downloadable app for smartphones and tablets.