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Helpful Hints for starting a Book Club

Edenderry library staff blogger Honor gives her advice on starting and running a successful bookclub.

Reading is such a pleasure. It’s one of my favourite pastimes. 884 more words


Garden related resources at the library

Edenderry staff blogger Martina examines some of the great gardening resources the library has to offer

“I love spring anywhere, but if I could choose I would always greet it in a garden.”  Ruth Stout-author and gardener… 219 more words

Library Resources

In Limbo

The house at Durrow Abbey, County Offaly has a long and frequently unhappy history. As its name implies, this was originally a religious settlement (for more on which, see… 1,296 more words

Architectural History

Offaly Gaa Jersey

Offaly Gaa Jersey
*Offaly G.A.A. Jersey *Official Jersey Of The Offaly G.A.A. Teams. *Made In Ireland By O’Neills. *Brand New, Never Worn With Tags. *KOOLITE FABRIC Model – WH8558eb7ad2d53698… 22 more words


Guest Offaly libraries blog: Dr. Philip Brady

In preparation for Poetry Day Ireland, Thursday 26th April, Dr. Philip Brady writes a guest blog post on the magic of poetry

Everybody likes a Poem, though some of us are hesitant to recognise that fact. 285 more words


The 1918 by-election in North King’s County/Offaly: victory for Sinn Féin and the abandonment of Westminster Michael Byrne

Congratulations to the people of Offaly in having secured as their member Ireland’s Ambassador to America. Their unanimous endorsement of his mission is particularly opportune. Dr McCartan will voice a united Ireland’s demand that the Irish people be given the right of self-determination and will tell the world that Irishmen will not fight as England’s slaves. 2,443 more words

Local History

River systems – the super highways of early Christian Ireland. By Bernie Moran

On 23rd April I will get another chance to show you some modern clues to our ancient past. I have a lot more evidence than I had when I gave a presentation in 2010. 808 more words

Local History