Athlone in the Victorian era will be the subject of the next lecture of the Old Athlone Society. The lecture on ‘Athlone in the Victorian Era’ will be given by John Burke, a member of the society. Earlier this year, the Society published John’s history of Victorian Athlone, which has been very well received. John has an MA in history and is at present engaged in research for a Ph.D. He will speak on Athlone in the Victorian Era. Copies of his book will be available on the night of the lecture. The lecture takes place at 8 pm on Monday, November 19th in the Prince of Wales Hotel. All are welcome. Tea and coffee will be served.