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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.

Poetry Corner - December 1997
A poodle was charged by the law, For killing a poor old jackdaw, Said… by Various Authors
Athenry Journal Archive | Education, People, Poetry
Irish Christianity: Reform or Revolution - Easter 1998
Since writing an article for an earlier edition of The Athenry Journal… by Gerry Whelan S. J.
Athenry Journal Archive | Community, Education, People, Religion
New Manager for AThenry ADC Easter 1998
New Project Manager with Athenry ADC Anne Butler, was born in Galway c… by Anonymous
Athenry Journal Archive | Community, Employment
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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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Congratulations Finbarr. Great improvement on the old website, easy to navigate and makes a fantastic read for anyone from Athenry. Best regards Brendan

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About the project

Find out how it all began and meet the editor.


Community links

Links to our pick of local community places.


Other publications

Recommended good reads by other local writers.


Letters to the editor

Comments, reviews and letters from readers.

Carnaun School Athenry

Carnaun school

The legacy website created by Finbarr’s students.

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