• Athenry Festival (1991)

    Source : Connacht Tribune August 2nd 1991 Ambitious Project Athenry Women’s Group, which was formed only last February, have embarked on their most ambitious project to date….the revival of the town’s annual Festival. For the past few months every member ...
  • Athenry Festival (1998)

    Arts Spectacle-Overall Award Source : Athenry A.D.C. Publications.  Athenry Journal. No 9 (1998) Supreme Award This year’s supreme award recognises the single most impressive arts spectacle to take place anywhere in the County in 1997. Last August, the Athenry Festival ...
  • The Battlefields of Athenry (1995)

    Source : The Irish Times August 16th 1995 Recreation of Battle of Athenry A MAN sits in the wooden stocks being pelted with wet sponges Far from feeling disgraced, he smiles benignly at his attackers who are paying for the ...
  • Festival Fever (1995)

    Source : Athenry A.D.C. Publications  Athenry Journal Vol 1 No 2 (1995)  Athenry Womens Group Athenry Womens Group started in February 1991. Our first thought was to do something for Lady’s Day. Suggestions flowed and ideas were spinning twenty to ...
  • Athenry Women Expand Traditional Lady Day Outing (1991)

    By Peggy Walsh Source : Tuam Herald August 17th 1991 Revival of the Athenry Festival. It’s never easy to run a festival. Consequently many towns and villages around the country have held annual jamborees and shows for years, allowing them ...
  • Athenry Medieval Festival (1998)

    Source : Athenry A.D.C. Publication – The Athenry  Journal.  No. 10. (1998) Preview of Entertainment in Athenry Castle. ‘Some enchanted evenings’. A preview of some of the forthcoming events during the Athenry Medieval festival, ’98. It isn’t often that one ...
  • Athenry Medieval Festival (1995)

    By Madelyn Brodie Source : Athenry A.D.C. Publications Athenry Journal Vol 1 (1995) The Medieval Festival The Annual Lady Day Festival promises to be bigger and better than ever as the committee plan a five night extravaganza from Friday 11th ...
  • Athenry Festival Goes On (1991)

    Source : Connacht Tribune 1991 Tuesday 13th August ATHENRY’S 1991 Festival Week kicked off on Tuesday 13th of this week with Athenry Soccer Club’s Annual Soccer Tournament semifinals. Also on Tuesday, an exhibition of paintings by local and Galway artists ...
  • Athenry Festival Company Limited (1996)

    Source :  Athenry A.D.C. Publications Athenry Journal Vol. 2 No 2 (1996) By Teresa Ruane Athenry Festival The most spectacular, action packed Athenry Medieval Festival to date will run  from August 15th (Lady Day) to Sunday 18th of August. Bands ...
  • Athenry Women Expand Traditional Lady Day Outing (1991)

    Source: Tuam Herald 17-8-1991 Consequently many towns and villages around the country have held annual jamborees and shows for years, allowing them to peter out when the younger members of the population succumb to emigration. And alas, as in all ...