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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.

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Featured articles

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

Aughrim Park Castle Lambert
“The Castle Lambert Estate” Aughrim Park, including Moor, occupied the… by Martin Kelly
Lamberts of Athenry Archive | Education, Farming, People, Townlands
Athenry Medieval Festival 1999
August in Athenry wouldn’t be the same without the varied and exiting… by Teresa Ruane
Athenry Journal Archive | Education, People
Athenry Medieval Festival 1995
Following the spectacular success of last year’s Medieval festival, th… by Madelyn Brody
Athenry Journal Archive | Education, People
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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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Thank you to Finbarr and all the writers for your dedication and hard work. It is a real pleasure to read the stories from local people here in Athenry. I am learning a great deal indeed.

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