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"How to Shoot Bluebells" Talk - 4th May 2017

Talk by Robert Revill on how to shoot woodland bluebells given to Birr Photography Group on Thursday 4th May 2017 in Craughwell’s Pub, Castle Street, Birr, County Offaly, Ireland. 27 more words

Photography

"Metering Modes" Talk - 27th April 2017

Talk by Robert Revill on metering modes and how to use them to get the correct exposure for your shot given to Birr Photography Group on Thursday 27th April 2017 in Craughwell’s Pub, Castle Street, Birr, County Offaly, Ireland. 10 more words

Photography

"Depth" Photo Theme Night 20th April 2017

Photo Theme Night on the topic “Depth”. Use the aperture control on your camera to show depth of field in your images, whether it be wide for a shallow depth of field to highlight your subject or narrow to have everything in sharp focus. 62 more words

Photography

Get ready to get active in Offaly this Christmas!

Towns all around Offaly are preparing for fun outdoor activities this Christmas, from the January 1st ‘Ballyboy to Ballyboy’ fundraiser for Offaly Hospice to the Lough Boora Discovery Park 5K Santa Dash. 834 more words

Library Resources

Flights of Fancy; Follies, Families and Demesnes in Offaly by Rachel McKenna, Architect for Offaly County Council. By Amanda Pedlow, Offaly Heritage Officer

Flights of Fancy; Follies, Families and Demesnes in Offaly by Rachel McKenna has just been published by Offaly County Council at £30. It’s a large format coffee-table type book with over 350 pages, in full colour and hard cover. 905 more words

Local History

Presents of Mind I


One of the gates at the entrance of the Keep Gate standing in the grounds of Birr Castle, County Offaly incorporating the Parsons family coat of arms. 235 more words

Architectural History

Killaly, John (1766-1832) Tullamore’s premier resident engineer in the forty years from the 1790s to his death in 1832. By Ron Cox

John A Killaly, surveyor and canal engineer, was born in Ireland. Killaly was a big noise in Tullamore. For his contribution to the building of the Grand Canal alone he deserves to be remembered. 1,970 more words

Local History