Congratulations "Athlone Gun Battery - a deafening silence"

Brigid Geoghegan
Brigid Geoghegan • 27 October 2021

Congratulations "Athlone Gun Battery - a deafening silence"

On the 20th October the Athlone No 1 Gun Battery Heritage Group were delighted that their video

"Athlone Gun Battery - a deafening silence" had won the county award at the annual Heritage Awards.

This video tells the story of the significance of the sole surviving gun battery in Athlone from the  

Napoleonic period.

 

The Committee would like to thank Westmeath County Council 's Heritage Officer Melanie McQuade for her help and Creative Ireland for their financial support, Bailey & Blake Productions for their technical expertise and Gort Archaeology for its guidance during this project.

 

Video can be found on Video is on our facebook page "Athlone No 1 gun battery Heritage "