Athenry Heritage Centre News
On Friday 17th of May, Athenry will be hosting its Famine Commemoration as a journey through the town beginning with a talk by Mr. Ronan Killeen titled ‘Esker Relief 1847’ at 7:00pm in the Athenry Heritage Centre. The talk will unearth a little piece of local history regarding relief funds in the area at the time and how the relief was spent with regard to local children etc. Further information can be found on our events page or click here.
Weekend tours for groups can be pre-booked by contacting the centre on 091 844661
New Archery Activity for 2013. Experience archery with your personal instructor.
All equipment supplied for €25 per person for a one hour lesson.
"Ireland's Best Kept Secret" The Hon. Loyola Hearne, Canadian Ambassador to Ireland
"Came here for the song & left with a huge appreciation of the town" Felicity Fries Australia
"Excellent,Educational & Entertaining" Hugh & Iris White UK
"Great, so glad we came, fabulous tour" Egan Family USA
"Really cool" Cillian, Dublin aged 6yrs
Lonely Planet Guide 2012-13
"The fascinating Athenry Arts & Heritage Activity Centre explores the town’s medieval sights and has a fab walking tour map. It organises recreations of medieval life."
The cost of this unque service provided by the Athenry Heritage Centre is €9:00 per student and each tour lasts about two hours.