Welcome to Athy

Strategically placed at the junction of the River Barrow and the Grand Canal, the Anglo-Norman settlement of Athy (Áth ĺ; a-thigh) shows little of its long history Athy was founded in the 12th century and later became an important defence post. Many of the town’s older buildings remain, including the impressive White’s Castle, a tower built in 1417 to house the garrison. The castle is next to Crom-a-boo Bridge,... Read More

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