A pictorial record of the Athy area of south Kildare in the early 21st Century
Please browse through some images from the Kildare, Carlow and Laois area in Ireland. All of the photos on this site were captured by the international award winning photographer James Mahon. James is a native of Athy in Co. Kildare and has lived there all his life. More of his images can be accessed at www.mahonphotos.com.
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A very ornate and striking Celtic Cross located in Old St. Michael’s Graveyard in Athy
Christmas lights and decorations on trees in Emily Square in Athy. In the background is the imposing Town Hall which houses the Athy Museum and Ernest Shackleton collection.
The view from the River Barrow in Athy. The reb brick building and spire in the background is St. Michael’s Parish Church (Roman Catholic)
As a visitor to the Athy leaves the local train station this is the scene which will greet them. The road is known as Church Road and leads directly on to Leinster Street. The stone wall on the left is the boundary of the People’s Park.
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