Athenry Archives - This is Galway

GALWAY has so many stories to tell

Having found your favourite spots to see on your next visit to Galway, it’s time to put the wheels in motion. Share your discoveries with your friends and family, get booking and prepare for an incredibly memorable trip.

 

THE EARL INN: NEW MENU, SAME GREAT SERVICE

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From the May bank holiday weekend, Athenry’s beloved bar and restaurant The Earl Inn will be extending their services to five days a week; Thursday to Monday. With a revamped menu, a broader selection of cocktails and that same stellar service, a takeaway from The Earl Inn should definitely be on the cards.

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AN INSIDER’S GUIDE TO ATHENRY

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Make up for lost time! After the recent easing of restrictions to include county-wide travel, it’s high time you get outdoors and visit one of the finest surviving medieval towns in Ireland. Athenry is a picturesque sea of green and has more than its fair share of unmissable attractions to keep you entertained. We’ve narrowed it down to a couple of spots you’ve definitely got to check out when you’re in the area…

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THE HISTORY OF DUNSANDLE CASTLE

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Shrouded by its surrounding woodland, Dunsandle Castle out in Athenry is well hidden from view but once you navigate your way through the 20 acres of tree-lined trails, you’ll be enchanted by this imposing building and its lengthy history.

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GET TO KNOW THE TOWNS OF EAST GALWAY

While it’s easy to stay central while visiting the west, spending days exploring the city’s many offerings without venturing further afoot, some of the most beautiful scenes and community spirit can be seen and felt just beyond the city’s limits.

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