Athlone Conference To Hear Findings Into Origins Of Our Brown Trout Populations

Inland Fisheries Ireland in collaboration with Queen’s University Belfast will present the findings of a three-year research study into the genetic make-up of Ireland’s brown trout and sea trout populations at a one-day conference at the Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone, Co. Westmeath, on 17th October 2017. The main purpose of the conference is to report on […]

The Midlands are Alive with the Sound of Singing!

In June more than 1,500 children and young people will flock to Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) for a three-day festival of choral singing to mark the culmination of Singfest 2017. Developed out of a groundbreaking choral residency presented by Music Generation Offaly/Westmeath (MGOW) in partnership with the Association of Irish Choirs, Singfest 2017 will […]

Offaly Tourism: Edenderry

Edenderry is a town in the north of County Offaly.  In Irish it reads Eadán Doire, meaning “the hill-brow of the oak wood.”  Edenderry borders counties Kildare, Meath, and Westmeath.  The Grand Canal passes south of the town through the Bog of Allen and there is a short spur to the town centre.  Edenderry is […]