This landmark documentary, presented by Tullamore-born historian Dr. Paul Rouse (UCD), tells the stories of two Offaly men who took part in The 1916 Rising, Peadar Bracken from Tullamore and Éamonn Bulfin from Birr. Faithful Rising uses previously unseen family archive
Birr Theatre & Arts Centre
29th April 2016 at 8:00 pm
material, mixed with vibrant graphic novel style illustrations to bring their stories to life. Expert historians and descendants of Bulfin and Bracken also contribute to make this compelling viewing. One of the key commemorative events in Offaly marking the centenary of The Rising, the screening will be preceded by a drinks reception and followed by what is sure to be a riveting Q&A. Directed by Miriam Smyth and Gary Hoctor. Supported by Offaly 2016
Longford Chamber of Commerce & Industry have announced details of Longford Business Expo 2018.
Time: 28th September to 29th September 2018
A wide range of events are planned for across the region on Culture Night, please check the website for event close to you.
Time: 21st September 2018
Time: 18th September to 20th September 2018
Hosted by Waterways Ireland. Keep up to date with programme of events on the website.
Time: 10th September to 12th September 2018
The people of Athlone, Westmeath County Council and Destination Athlone are organising a Food and River Festival , the 'Shannon Feastivel' to take place on the banks of the River Shannon.
Time: 8th September to 9th September 2018