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Fascinating place to visit. As an archaeology student, I love visiting castles and tower houses, but what I liked most about Athenry castle was how well restored it is. It's done up just like how it would have been back in its heyday, and there...More
We were recently in Athenry and went to the Castle. It was a very interesting visit and the tour guide(Sorry I didn't get her name) was execellent and you could tell she really love her job !! She explained everything about the castle.
We visited the Athenry Castle last week. It is well worth a visit. First we viewed the video which ran for about 20 minutes and this was very informative and interesting. It provided a historical prespective on this medieval castle and went on to give...More
Gorgeous most notable medieval walls 1250 century owed by Meiler de Bermingham who build his Castle in the Old Athenry of Galway it consists of a three story tower and parts of the walls from his ancient build is still to be seen today.... open...More
The town of Athenry with its castle, walled town and abbey is a great spot off the main tourist trail for history lovers. Easily accessible by train from Galway, it's an interesting area to explore especially for those who don't come from countries with such...More
This is a very nice restored castle. The style is typical of the kind of castles that you see in Ireland. There is a charge for entering, but it really is worth it because you can get a fairly good idea of what a castle...More