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  • Most of the original town wall of Athenry, which is surrounded by a moat, is still standing, and it has five out of its six towers.

    Athenry medieval gate uncovered

  • One night, he says, he sang a song at Moate, and a friend of his heard the words in Athenry.

    Our Irish Theatre: A Chapter of Autobiography

  • Colin Irwin, music journalist: Dublin and the west coast of Ireland Despite an overload of Glee singers belting out Fields Of Athenry in Dublin, fine musicians can still be found, notably at the Cobblestone (77 North King St, +353 1872 1799, cobblestonepub.ie) in Smithfield, while O'Donoghue's (15 Merrion Row, +353 1660 7194, odonoghues.ie) – indelibly associated with the Dubliners – is also obligatory.

    Insider's guide to musical pilgrimages: Country, soul, blues, folk, world music

  • So I sang “The Fields of Athenry,” which is an old Irish ballad that dates from the famine, but is probably better known as the anthem of the Celtic supporters.

    The Woman I Was Born to Be

  • I am particularly fond of "The Fields of Athenry."

    Charlie Haden Returns To His Bluegrass Roots

  • (Soundbite of song "The Fields of Athenry") Ms. PETRA HADEN: (Singing) Our love was on the wind, We have dreams and songs to sing.

    Charlie Haden Returns To His Bluegrass Roots

  • Hmmm, considering the results of Sunday's match there's something almost karmic about Leinster Rugby and Athenry turning up together for a spurious search like that - "Low lie the fields ....."

    High fly the feeds of Athenry

  • Why doesn't every club, association and tiddly-winks team in the country have a website like the one the Athenry Athletic Club have?

    April 2006

  • Listed below are links to weblogs that reference High fly the feeds of Athenry:

    High fly the feeds of Athenry

  • Fans of "Beyond the Missouri Sky" will love the version of "The Fields of Athenry" on "Rambling Boy," in which Petra's voice gives way to a skittish, dazzling solo by Mr. Metheny.

    A Jazz Artist Goes Back to His Roots Music

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  • Low lie the fields of Athenry

    Where once we watched the small free birds fly

    Our love was on the wing

    We had dreams and songs to sing

    It's so lonely round the fields of Athenry

    April 19, 2010