Place:Athenry, County Galway, Republic of Ireland


Alt namesAthenriasource: Orbis Latinus (1971) p 32
Átha an Rísource: Wikipedia
TypeTown or village
Coordinates53.3°N 8.75°W
Located inCounty Galway, Republic of Ireland
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Athenry is a town in County Galway, Ireland, which lies east of Galway city. Some of the attractions of the medieval town are its town wall, Athenry Castle, its priory and its 13th century Anglo-Norman street-plan. The town is also well known by virtue of the song "The Fields of Athenry".

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