• McDonnell’s Lane

    Information on the History of each Building  Photos Taken 2010 McDonnell’s Lane Street View Walsh Family; They had 4 sons including Berlo Walsh an All-Ireland Handball Champion in the 1940s. Four or Five storage units belonging to Brendan Higgins Bar ...
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  • Bridge St.

      Information on the History of each Building  Name of the man with his dog?? Construction Workers who built Brownes Names: ? View of upper Bridge Street and a section of the Market Square. Then NOW a view of lower ...
  • Court Lane

      Information on the History of each Building  Photos Taken in 2010 by Gerry Ahern Duffys; Joe Keating had a garage there leased from Patrick Duffy; then purchased by Martin and Maureen Burke;  Mace Store owned by P. J. Greaney; ...
  • Arch Area

      Information on the History of each Building  Photos Taken in 2010 by Gerry Ahern Was first owned by P.J. Finnerty who operated a hardware business; The Arch Bar. John and Mrs Murphy bought it in 1950s. They ran a ...
  • Old Church St. (West Side)

      Information on the History of each Building  Photos Taken in 2010 by Gerry Ahern View of Old Church Street – West Side J Glynn’s Bar established in 1896 Heavy’s Saddler, Prof. Margaret Heavy of UCG; House built by Pat ...
  • Old Church St. (East Side)

      Information on the History of each Building  Photos Taken in 2010 by Gerry Ahern   Dempseys Butchers, Barney Carroll, Finnertys, Mike Walsh Julia Morrissey Grocery, Helen O’Flynn, Jimmy Nolan, China Palace, McInerneys, Fred Mary and Nora; Colm and Bernie ...
  • Cross St. (West Side)

      Information on the History of each Building  Photos Taken in 2010 by Gerry Ahern Jane Quinn had a sweet shop and hairdressing salon. She married Jackie Monaghan who had a daughter Sheila Ann. Patsy and Margaret Shaughnessy and family ...
  • Cross St. (East Side)

      Information on the History of each Building  Photos Taken in 2010 by Gerry Ahern AIB Bank. Formerly Munster and Leinster Bank. Before that Athenry Post Office. Postmaster: Hugh Griffin. Staff: Kate Heneghan on counter, Kitty Lardiner, telephonist Stephen Harris ...
  • The Townlands of Athenry Parish and the Landowners in 1855

    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 ...
  • Newcastle Townlands

      Newcastle Townlands Currantarmuid, Graigeabbey. Knockbrack and Shudane By Judy Feeney (2012) Map Source: Google Earth Currantarmuid Closha malone on a fork on the road going into townland. Right turn after Jimmy Flaherty’s house called the Sumora. Then a lane ...