Athenry Website

A wonderful collection of historical accounts, news, folklore, books and stories about a little medieval walled town nestled in beautiful County Galway, Ireland.

The brief

During the initial planning and research stage of the project we established the following:

Finbarr O'Regan
To create a comprehensive set of taxonomies and automated management delivery system that allows both editors and readers to easily search, filter and sort listings and anticipates an ever growing archive.
Directory website presenting historical records.
Anyone interested in the history of Athenry.
Find, read and share articles.

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Editorial, newspaper-esque design throughout with large typewriter fonts, diagonal lines and splashes of bright colour to enhance the users experience and help the user know intuitively where they are in the website.


This website is a fine example of dynamic content management. Each record post automatically presents the reader with the archive it belongs to, links to similar articles, maps and videos (if entered), featured records and linked records. Exploring the site is easy, informative and fun. Functions included on this website:

The design adjusts automatically to display beautifully on all screen sizes.
Bespoke automated feeds of the right information at the right time. Ensuring seemless user experience (UX) and compelling call to actions.
Automated and unique content titles and descriptions using appropriate keywords. Sitemap. Verified by google. Best practise in-line ‘waterfall’ design.
Various protection measures including firewall, reCaptcha on forms, login protection and other techniques to protect private information. Daily or weekly back-up to an encrypted server.
Cookies accept function for new visitors linked to a cookies policy explaing what cookies are and why the site uses them. Users must explicity agree to how the site manages and protects the private data provided and the users right to view, receive copy and delete their private data forever. All private data is stored anonymously and where private data is not anonymous or is safeguarded by a third party that third party is also GDPR compliant.
Editor Tool
Social Sharing Buttons
Search Filters
Google Maps

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Brand and graphics

Various branded icons, logos, flyers, business cards and other designs to support this project:

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Editor Tool

Finbarr can edit all pages, create and edit 5 different posts, tag posts together in groups, add images, videos and pretty links. To help manage 100's of records flags highlight any essential missing settings.

Server Hosting

Hosted with Svelte Hosting in London. Selected hosting includes:

Single install
Unlimited bandwidth
Encryption protection
SSL Certificate
Backup to server
Unlimited database
Webmaster supported


Finbarr O'Regan‘s thoughts on the website and working together with Follyfox Design:

Excellent and professional. I am very impressed with my new website and the follow up service Rita has provided. From start to finish Rita has been articulate, transparent and warm. Rita explained each step with patience and clarity. She really took the time to understand our project and the result is a website of beauty and depth. It is all that I wanted and more. I would recommend Rita and FollyFox Design without hesitation.

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