June 2009

Ms. Virginia Moyles, Programme Consultant with Athenry being presented with the FETAC Parchment by Mr Seán Haughey TD at a ceremony in the Gresham Hotel, Dublin on the 18th. 

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Cllr. Peter Feeney, County Mayor and Chairperson Athenry ADC welcomes

Mr Eamonn ÓCuiv, Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, to Athenry and Cullairbaun

September 2008

Cullairbaun Community House was officially opened by Eamonn ÓCuiv, Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs on Thursday the 18th. September 2008 at 6 PM

Report the East Galway News & Views – September / October 2008

“This Community House, established through the partnership of Galway county council and Athenry Area Development Company. is an excellent example of best practice in providing for the practical needs of residents of local authority estates by utilising a centre within the estate” said Minister ÓCuiv as he officially opened the the Community House in the presence of Cllr. Peter Feeney, County Mayor, Mr. Michael Kitt, Minister of State at the Dept. of the Environment, Mr. Frank Gilmore, Galway Co. Co.  and a large number of Cullairbaun Residents and guests.

Community House Manager Catheryn O’Flaherty, expressed her gratitude to funding providers, both local and national, community supporters, and especially the parents and children who use and care for the premises. Well done Athenry ADC for doing this quiet, unobtrusive and community building work!

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Mayor Peter Feeney at the launch

July 17th 2008

Peter Feeney

18.05.2008 – Athenry ADC Chairperson – Mayor of County Galway

Athenry County Councillor Peter Feeney has been elected Galway County Mayor for the coming year. The Fine Gael representative succeeded Independent Councillor Seán Canney at the Galway County Council AGM on Monday evening.

Mr Feeney has been a Fine Gael councillor for Athenry since 2003, after taking the seat vacated by Ulick Burke.

Speaking yesterday morning after his election win, Cllr Feeney said he was truly honoured to have been entrusted with the position. “We really hit the ground running this week; I’m attending functions that would have been accepted by the previous Mayor and I’ll be everywhere from the Aran Islands to Athenry.”

Despite undertaking what will undoubtedly be a very demanding job, Cllr Feeney is excited about the year ahead. “I am very much looking forward to getting into it now and I’m actually looking forward to the work. I’m also looking forward to getting out and meeting people,” he said.



Athenry Town Walls Management and Conservation Plan launched in Athenry Castle


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12.05.2008 – Finbarr O’Regan, Director ADC presenting ADC Networking Project at United Nations Headquarters in New York City 

Photos from the CDS 16th Partnership Fair, United Nations, New York, USA

NEAC 2 exhibition at the United Nations, May 2008 

louise and Noel

June 2006

IT Centre Manager Louise Houlihan with Mr. Noel Treacy TD Minister of State at the Department of Foreign Affairs at the presentation of IT Awards at Athenry ADC

Flying Fortress


Finbarr O’Regan, chairperson Flying Fortress Athenry 1943, His Excellency the Ambassador of the United States of America in Ireland Mr. James C. Kenny, Paul Browne, author and Gerry Ahern, treasurer at the Launch of “Eagles over Ireland”.

Photos of the Launch of “Eagles over Ireland” by Paul Browne