County Westmeath has a rich industrial heritage. Industries that were active in the county include extractive (e.g. quarrying), manufacturing and utility industries, transport and communications networks, and fishing. Each of these industries contributed to the social, historical, technical, engineering, and architectural development of County Westmeath.
people have personal experiences of working in these industries and this
project aims to capture living memories of these industries
and industrial life in Westmeath in the form of oral history
recordings. The project will record experiences from different individuals who worked in different industries in the