Bank of Ireland National Enterprising Town Awards 2018

Bank of Ireland National Enterprising Town Awards 2018 On September 27th, Athenry are delighted to welcome judges for the Bank of Ireland National Enterprising Town Awards 2018. These awards are designed to recognise and reward towns where businesses and the community come together to showcase the spirit of enterprise in their local area. The six …

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Community Employment Athenry

Athenry Community Council would like to acknowledge and extend sincere gratitude to the Athenry and Newcastle District Community Employment Project’s staff for their ongoing support and contribution to the town of Athenry and the village of Newcastle. The Community Employment Team consists of 1 Supervisor and 15 participants which comprises of 3 Office Staff, 3 …

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European Capital of Culture 2020-What Happens Next

Galway County Council plan to hold the following meetings in the near future. As one of the Pilot Towns in the ‘Small Towns, Big Ideas’ project, there will be a more specific meeting for Athenry.  No doubt there will be a wonderful turn out when the time arrives.

A Sculpture for Athenry

A Sculpture for Athenry  Commission €2000 Athenry Community Council invite proposals for the following: Design an empty picture frame 1.5m wide and 1m high which contains the words “The Fields of Athenry” clearly in the design in script size visible on a normal sized photograph. The purpose of this sculpture is for tourists to stand …

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American Vintage Rally Visits Athenry

Some co-incidental visitors to town caused a stir in Northgate Street, Athenry.  A small group of American and English visitors called to Athenry in their vintage cars as part of a rally of Ireland. There was 3 Model T Ford cars and one Petersen car.