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 ...
By Martin Fitzpatrick, Arch Consultancy Ltd. Since mid September 2011 a small team of archaeologists has been working on the site of the parish centre adjacent to the existing church at Church Street. Plans for the development of a ...
Photos: Brendan Reaney Brendan captured so well the excitement, skill and atmosphere of the tense and realistic combat exhibited by the ‘warrior’ soldiers inside and outside the walls of Athenry Castle.
Interviewed in August 2017. _____________________ Willie was born in Cregmore on the 10th of December 1929. His mother was Mary Coffey from Roundfield, Monivea; she died two weeks after Willie’s birth. Willies brother Tommy died about 20 years ago. ...
(Recorded on the 27th of January 1992) My first knowledge of life in Athenry came when I went to the Nuns’ school in the Presentation Convent, where I was first taught in ‘babies’ and later in high infants by ...
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 ...
More Relish Remembers By Sean Masterson I thank you for accepting my little memory story which I wrote in 1987 never expecting to share it with anyone who would actually have known those places and people. I was only eight ...
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