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Community Organiser Ethna Benson, Athlone Time Machine

Organiser Ethna worked with students in Athlone to capture a lovely set of interviews and stories from locals from the area.


Bridie Finnerty

“The fine weather during the first lockdown was brilliant, as we could be outside a lot. During the lockdown we developed a keen interest in gardening, and it is still one of my favourite hobbies.”

John Buckley

“I enjoy spending time with my dog, Lucky, with me being home a lot more.”

Breda Buckley

“Community means that we have good neighbours and the parish is friendly. I wouldn’t want to live anywhere else.”

Bridie Dillon

“Knowing you belong in the community is very important.”