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Attractions in Athenry County Galway Ireland
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Athenry Castle
Athenry is one of the most notable medieval walled towns surviving in Ireland, owing its foundation to Meiler de Bermingham who built his Castle there c.1250. The great three-storey tower, surrounded by defensive walls, is entered at first-floor level through an unusual decorated doorway. Recently re-roofed, the interior contains an audio visual room and exhibition. Access to ground floor of Castle for people with disabilities. 
 
Athenry Heritage Centre
Athenry retains many of its medieval buildings and features and the award-winning Athenry Heritage Centre brings this Medieval Town to life using models, storyboards and audio-visual touch screen to celebrate and interpret the town's medieval past. The Heritage Centre, situated in the ruins of the Medieval St. Mary's Parish Church, in the centre of town, is the ideal starting point for anyone visiting Athenry.

Moyode Castle
Moyode Castle was another tall Tower House of the Burkes, which went to the Persse family. Now restored and inhabited. Moyode Castle, a stunning example of a sixteenth-century fortified tower house located 3.5 miles from the Galway market town of Athenry.

Kiltullagh Church
Stations of the Cross set of painting which are located in Kiltullagh Church. This collection was painted by the the world famous artist Eva Hoan.

 

 

 

 
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