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Welcome to O’Regan’s Athenry:
A collection of historical accounts, news, folklore, books and stories about a little medieval walled town nestled in beautiful County Galway, Ireland.

About The Project

Featured articles

Recent Athenry news articles, historical accounts and stories, book extracts and more from the Athenry Archives.

Athletics in Athenry Parish, November 1995
The sport of athletics is very much a minority sport in Ireland today… by Dermot McNamara
Athenry Journal Archive | Education, People, Sport
Athenry Women's Group - Spring 2004
Workshop on Environmental Issues with Sinéad Ní Mhainín and Mark Mollo… by Stephanie O'Regan
Athenry Journal Archive | Community, Education, Entertainment, History, Writing
Paul Hession, International Athlete, Spring 2004
Paul Hession with his parents, Eoin and Geraldine and sisters, Emer an… by Dermot McNamara
Athenry Journal Archive | Education, History, Sport
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Many thanks to all our writers, researchers and contributors who have made this collation of writing a meaningful historical record. If you would like to add an article, news, thoughts, opinions, photos or anything else to the Library please contact our Editor, Finbarr O’Regan at:

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Finbarr Belated congratulations to you for the really informative, interesting, and educationally enriching website on Athenry and its surrounds Your students were fortunate to have had such a stimula…

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About the project

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Community links

Links to our pick of local community places.


Other publications

Recommended good reads by other local writers.


Letters to the editor

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