Share your Athenaeum memories

Share your Athenaeum memories

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Share your Athenaeum Memories with us For this year at St. Mary’s Church of Ireland Christmas Tree display, the Athenaeum is creating  a “Memories of the Athenaeum” tree. People with memories of the old theatre, card room, reading room, drama festival, old stories about 1916 passed on by veterans, and countless others, are invited to write their memories of the Athenaeum on a  label that will be left by the tree in the church.  The labels will then be placed on the tree to remind us all of the great days  of this historic theatre.
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Saturday Cabaret – Music a la Carte

Saturday Cabaret – Music a la Carte

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Enniscorthy Musical Society   Saturday 16th September 2017 at 8.00 p.m. Admission €7.50 Musicians come at 7.45 p.m. to add your names to the  À  la Carte menu À la Carte musical entertainment in aid of the Athenaeum. Complementary wine and candlelit table Music and MC Maura Flannery Pat Donohoe – Accordion Stephen O’Brien Thérèse Canavan Jamie and Kerry And many guests welcome on the night. Book your Seats now and pay When at the door. [showseats id=28]
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National Inventory of Architectural Heritage’s Building of the month June 2016

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Building of the Month - June 2016 The Athenæum, Castle Street, ENNISCORTHY Td., Enniscorthy, County Wexford A meeting held on Wednesday 4th February 1891 set in motion plans for one of the most important public buildings in Enniscorthy, County Wexford, a building intended for the cultural improvement of the town and its people but which found itself as an accidental centre of revolution in the early twentieth century. The venue for the meeting was the market house in Market Square and, addressing an audience of clergymen, dignitaries and local businessmen, Reverend William Fortune (1848-1925) expressed the need for 'a new town hall for Enniscorthy' where young Catholic men could assemble and apply themselves to the arts, literature and science.  Fortune is reported to have said that 'a good reading room is…
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