Athenry

Athenry is a market town in with medieval town walls, castle and abbey. In Irish it's Baile Átha an Rí, town of the ford of the king. Those kings were the Ó Mainnín dynasty, ousted in the 12th C by supporters of the O'Connor kings, who in turn were ousted in the 13th C by the Anglo-Norman de Bermingham overlords.

Notable Places in the Area

Castle
is a tower house and National Monument located in Athenry, . Photo: Imehling, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
The Priory Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Athenry, also called Athenry Priory, is a medieval Dominican priory and National Monument located in Athenry, Ireland. Photo: AFBorchert, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Railway station
serves the town of Athenry in . Photo: Conor Lawless, CC BY 2.0.

Athenry

Latitude
53.2992° or 53° 17' 57.1" north
Longitude
-8.7468° or 8° 44' 48.6" west
Population
3950
United Nations Location Code
IE ARY
Elevation
35 metres (115 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 52244002
Geo­Names ID
2966843
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Also Known As

  • Basque: Athenry
  • Breton: Athenry
  • Breton: Baile Átha an Rí
  • Bulgarian: Аденрай
  • Bulgarian: Адънрай
  • Catalan: Athenry
  • Cebuano: Athenry
  • Dutch: Athenry
  • Egyptian Arabic: اثينرى
  • French: Athenry
  • Galician: Athenry - Baile Átha an Rí
  • Galician: Athenry - Átha na Rí
  • Galician: Athenry
  • Georgian: ათენრაი
  • German: Athenry
  • Irish: Baile Átha an Rí
  • Italian: Athenry
  • Japanese: アサンライ
  • Japanese: アセンライ
  • Japanese: アゼンリー
  • Japanese: アトンライ
  • Japanese: フランシス・バーミンガム
  • Korean: 아덴라이
  • Latin: Athenria
  • Lithuanian: Atenris
  • Manx: Aah yn Ree
  • Norwegian: Athenry
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Athenry
  • Persian: اتن‌رای
  • Polish: Athenry
  • Portuguese: Athenry
  • Russian: Атенрай
  • Russian: Бале-Аха-ан-Ри
  • Slovenian: Athenry
  • Spanish: Athenry
  • Swedish: Athenry
  • Welsh: Athenry

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