• Athenry AC – 2007 10km Road Race

      Photos: Joe Keating _______________________________________________________ The Race took place on the 26th of December 2007 with 617 finishers completing the route that took them down the Tuam Road to Castle Ellen, over to Carnaun and home via the Raheen road ...
  • Athenry Fancy Fair and Sports 1932

      Source: The Connacht Tribune  – 3rd September 1932   ____________________________________
  • Tommy Madden-Legend in Athletics

    By Jimmy Kennedy It is fair to say that without Tommy Madden there would never have been a Derrydonnell Athletic Club. He was at all times the ‘main man’, and without his input, his organisational ability, and his prolific athletic ...
  • New Athenry De Wets Get The Old Colours

    Connacht Tribune 21st October 1966 At a meeting in the Western Hotel, Athenry on Saturday night, Mr. Stephen Jordan handed over the colours of the original Athenry De Wets to Mr. Seán T. Clarke, captain of the new athletic club ...
  • Athenry Athletics- Tommy Quinn’s Memories

    (Recorded in 2013 by Gerry Ahern) My earliest memory goes back to the middle of the 1950s when there was a thriving and vibrant Parish National Schools’ Sports held in the town. John Kennedy, father of Jimmy and Francis Kennedy, ...
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  • Willie Morris-Legendary Star Athlete by Jimmy Kennedy

    By Jimmy Kennedy   All Ireland Champion over Nine Miles A native of Newcastle, Athenry, Willie Morris came late to the sport of running and cross country and competed in his first athletics event in 1949 at the age of ...
  • Tommy Madden- A Legend in Athletics

    By Jimmy Kennedy It is fair to say that without Tommy Madden there would never have been a Derrydonnell Athletic Club. He was at all times the ‘main man’, and without his input, his organisational ability, and his prolific athletic ...