Athboy / Ukraine Steel Sculpture

With a very generous grant from the Community Recognition Fund during 2023, ATT commissioned this piece of art from Shane Holland of Duleek. Meath County Council carefully installed it on our behalf at Thornton’s Garden. The installation of a built to last steel sculpture that would celebrate and entwine the Irish and Ukrainian cultures. The sculpture is an abstract design which incorporates the colours blue, yellow and green to represent both countries and details symbols of both cultures etched on to the steel. 


Launch of Athboy Tourist Trail

The new Athboy Tourist Trail was launched on April 3rd 2024 in the Darnley Hotel.

The project was managed by Katie McCormack, ably supported by Simon O’Cróinín, Bernard Walsh, Patrick & Doreen and sponsored by grants to Athboy Tidy Towns.

The lauch included very interesting and informative talks from Bernard Walsh & Simon O’Cróinín.

Copies of the trail maps can be found in the Athboy library, The Hub and the Darnley Hotel.


2023 Meath (Kells District) Pride of Place Awards

Athboy did very well again in the 2023 awards held in the Headfort Hotel, Kells.

Those awarded to Athboy & area were:

Best large town – Athboy

Medium Housing Estate Runner-up – Meadowlands

Best Apartment Complex – Millview/Branmount

Best Youth Project – Athboy Scout Group

Best Shop Front – Doreen’s Home Bakery

Best Community Wellbeing – Fr Murphy’s Athletic Club