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Upcoming Everest 1921 events

In September 2021, Westmeath County Council launched an online exhibition – everest1921.com – created by Historian in Residence Ian Kenneally, to commemorate Howard-Bury’s leadership of the first reconnaissance expedition to Mount Everest in 1921.


As part of the commemorations, Frank Nugent will deliver two lectures in Westmeath during the next few weeks:

  • Wednesday, 17 November, 8.15pm – in the Sheraton Hotel, Athlone. The event is organised with the Old Athlone Society and admission is free.
  • Wednesday, 1 December, 8pm – via Zoom (the Westmeath Archaeological and Historical Society will provide the relevant invite closer to the date).


For more Information and to view the short film highlights see here

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Content Last Updated/Reviewed: 03/11/2021