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Athlone library to host historical reference event

A special talk exploring the devastating impact of the spanish flu outbreak in County Westmeath 100 years ago will take place on Tuesday September 25, at 7pm, in the Aidan Heavey public library in Athlone.

Reminiscing in Athlone Library during Heritage Week

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The theme of Heritage Week 2018 was sharing stories and what better way than to have a cup of tea and reminisce in the Aidan Heavey library in Athlone!

A tragic and turbulent week for the US and Spain

Well, murder and mayhem again! The gambling city of Las Vegas was where the latest outrage occurred last weekend. Such wanton destruction and waste.

Moate Library sparkles with a sprinkling of fairy dust

There is a little bit of magic in Moate Library at the moment as a family of fairies has taken up residence in the exhibition room.

Talk on the poet John Montague at Athlone Library

As a way of marking Poetry Day Ireland, Westmeath County Library is offering the public a chance to hear award-winning poet, Noel Monahan, give a talk on John Montague - one of the 20th century giants of Irish poetry.

Traditional Irish music session at Athlone Library

Westmeath has played, and continues to play, an important role in the world of traditional Irish music.

Opportunity to meet author and ex-special forces soldier Phil Tomkins in Athlone Library

Dublin-born Phil Tomkins, an ex-elite forces soldier, now lives in the North of England but is a regular visitor to Ireland, being no stranger to either Moate or Athlone.

Community Diary

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Afternoon tea in aid of Athlone Hospice

Guidebook launch for senior citizens and family carers

More than 50,000 people in Ireland are caregivers for elderly parents and relatives; that’s almost one third of the adult population. The caregiving role can be rewarding, but it’s also one of high stress and low recognition and can cause family strain.

A Terrible Beauty is Born – centenary exhibition in Athlone Library

From now until March 12, the Aidan Heavey Public Library in Athlone is showcasing an exhibition borrowing its title from the famous line by W.B. Yeats: A Terrible Beauty is Born. This will be the first of two library exhibitions focusing on the 1916 Rising.

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