Submitted by Dermot O'Rourke - Taken on February 3rd 2021, the sunlight was streaming through the trees in my back garden and it inspired me to capture this image to instill hope in the future during this Pandemic.
Submitted by Ger O'Connor - GPO Stone , This is the only 1916 Centenary Monument anywhere with such an artifact from the GPO Dublin
On the 25th of March we welcomed authors Martina Devlin & Éilís Ní Dhuibhne along to Westmeath Libraries for a virtual Meet the Author talk, in association with the Irish Writers Centre. And we were delighted to welcome visitors from near and far, including Sicily, Norwich, and Athlone. For those who couldn't make it to... Continue Reading →
Historic buildings such as this early 1800 cottage are a symbol of how life was in years gone by. These vernacular buildings are a very special aspect of the Westmeath landscape and I feel they need to be explored more. Not too many of these sights can be seen throughout the world and we should... Continue Reading →
Submitted by Jacqui Russell - This was taken at Fore, just around astronomical darkness. I was only playing with a new lens, but I really love how it came out, and seeing Fore against a backdrop of the ageless stars.
Submitted by Kathy O'Grady Reilly - This was taken in Multyfarnham, at the water pump, with St Nicholas Church in the background.
by Aine, from Athlone Library Portal Tomb, Meehanbee with capstone subsided National Tree Week was first celebrated in 1985. It is organised by the Tree Council of Ireland, in partnership with Coillte, and falls between 21 and 27 March 2021. Though organised celebrations feature a virtual aspect this year, we can still find ways to... Continue Reading →