Information about Athenry Parish

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Athenry Parish
Irish Form of Name:
Baile Átha an Righ
town of the ford of the king
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Athenry Parish
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Athenry Parish B.S. Sketch Map
Athenry Beauford’s Map of Ireland
Athenry Carlisle’s Top. Dictionary
Athenry County Book
Athenry Down Survey 1655
Athenry Inq. Temp. Eliz
It comprises about 1/6 of this parish and is for the most part a rocky, shallow, unproductive soil.