14-23 November 2018: Exhibition on ‘World War One: The Westmeath connection’, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath

Between Wednesday 14 November and Wednesday 23 November 2018, to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War, Westmeath County Council presented an exhibition in Mullingar entitled ‘World War One: The Westmeath connection’.  This exhibition was an initiative of the Westmeath Heritage Forum. It offered insights not only into the sheer scale of…

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9-11 November: ‘North Westmeath remembers the Great War’, Castlepollard, Co. Westmeath

From Friday November 9 to Sunday November 11 North Westmeath Historical Society  presented a series of lectures on the First World War in Westmeath and its neighbouring counties in Castlepollard. There was also be  an ecumenical service at St Michael’s Church, Castlepollard, 3pm on 11 November, with the unveiling of a plaque at  in memory of  those…

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