The following is a list of the townlands in the Catholic Parish of Athenry together with the area of each and the name of the main landlord/landowner at the time of Griffiths Valuation circa 1855. The townlands varied greatly in ...
Source: The Story of the Presentation Sisters, Scoil Chroi Naofa and Presentation College, Athenry (1908-2008) Editor and Compiler: Gerald J. Ahern From Tuam to New Zealand-1950 Sr. Bridie Heverin’s memories The first foreign missionary journey from Tuam took place ...
Source: The Story of the Presentation Sisters, Scoil Chroi Naofa and Presentation College, Athenry (1908-2008) Editor and Compiler: Gerald J. Ahern The Presentation Secondary Top, Athenry 1920 to 1947 Introduction Following the 1921 Treaty and the subsequent Civil war, ...
Photos by Gerry Ahern ———————————————————————————— The annual Mass was celebrated by Father Brendan Kilcoyne P.P., assisted by Father Benny McHale C.C. and Fr. John O’Gorman P.P., Lackagh. The sculpture of Our Lady and the Soldier in the Millennium Garden ...
A Parish Celebration By Father Tony King Lady Day, August 15th is a special day which people and tradition have honoured down the years. People from the parish all over Ireland and from many parts of the world ...
A Kind of Returned Yank By Gerry Whelan S.J. Nairobi, March 1997 I know the people of Athenry are well used to returned ‘Yanks’. Everyone seems to have a cousin of some description who makes his or her way ...
‘Hand-me-down’ Clothes, Mother’s Smuggling Operation, Farm Yard Milk, John Joe White’s Bakery Lack of Money and repairing boots While we had an abundance of food, money or the lack of it, was always a problem. Clothes were continually darned and ...
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