Athenry Past and Present

Previous Next

Athenry Past and Present

 

During preparation of groundworks for a new roundabout, the town was gifted a new archaeological feature, the town's Loro Gate. In 2013, the area was landscaped to enhance and promote the remains of the gate and a monument was erected to illustrate its location within the medieval town.

As the best preserved medieval town in Ireland, the Athenry Conservation Plan can be viewed as a project which required cooperation by landowners both inside and outside the walls and led to a journey of rediscovery for the local community.

This booklet which can be viewed here is a culmination of this work and it's also dedicated to the memory of Professor Etienne Rynne and Stonemason Willie McErlean.

 

 

Brochure Download

Download and save our brouchure to read off-line.

Our Location

Athenry Heritage Centre.

St. Mary's,The Square,
Athenry,
Co. Galway,
Rep. of Ireland

Phone: 091 844661

Email: athenryheritagecentre@gmail.com

Privacy Policy

Thanks to

We use cookies on our website. Some of them are essential for the operation of the site, while others help us to improve this site and the user experience (tracking cookies). You can decide for yourself whether you want to allow cookies or not. Please note that if you reject them, you may not be able to use all the functionalities of the site.