Athboy is a medieval town and some of its medieval walls still survive in the grounds Church of Ireland as does an interesting medieval table tomb. The birthplace of Father O'Growney, helped to revive the Irish language at the turn of the century. A statue to his memory is at Saint James Church, Athboy. Located 3km from Athboy is the Hill of Ward, one time seat of the High Kings, an Iron Age Fort. In nearby Rathcairn there is a Gaelic speaking community where visitors interested in the Irish language, Irish music and song will find much enjoyment.

 Activities in Athboy

Pitch And Put
Athboy Pitch And Putt Club


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