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.
Recent Athenry news articles, historical accounts and stories, book extracts and more from the Athenry Archives.
The Cahalans of Castle Ellen
The Great Famine and its effects on Athenry
James (Jim) Barrett’s story based on his witness statement BMH.WS 0343
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