Photos Of Offaly From Last 170 Years Now Available To View Online

Photo credit: ‘Reproduced courtesy of the National Library of Ireland.’

It's all part of a project by the National Library of Ireland.

You can now roll back the years and see photos of Offaly over the last two centuries online.

Almost 500 historical photos from around the county have been collected and digitised by the National Library of Ireland's 'Around the Island' initiative.

They include a glimpse of the Pig Fair in Edenderry and a military camp in Birr.

The library's deputy director, Katherine McSharry, says they give a great view of life through the decades:

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