Visitors are asked to please note that there will be no access to The Siege exhibition space at Athlone Castle Visitor Centre from 12pm today Thursday 12th December until Sunday 15th December as Santa’s elves are busy preparing the space for his and Mrs Claus’ arrival at the weekend. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.
Athlone Castle will be turning into a magical Christmas land on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th December to welcome Santa and Mrs. Claus who will be visiting for two days to meet the boys and girls from the town and surrounding areas. Children and their parents will be greeted by Mrs. Claus, who will entertain […]
Athlone Castle, Luan Gallery and Abbey Road Artists’ Studios will be offering a busy and exciting schedule of free events for this year’s Culture Night 2019, taking place on Friday 20th September. Culture Night visitors to Athlone Castle will enjoy free entry to the Castle Visitor Centre between 5pm and 8pm (last entry, 7:30pm). Traditional […]
Athlone Castle will host its seventh annual Medieval Fair this coming weekend, the 31st August and 1st September 2019 from 12 noon to 5pm. The fair takes place in collaboration with the Society for Creative Anachronism and this year will run in conjunction with the Athlone River Festival. The Athlone Castle Medieval Fair is supported […]
Athlone Castle will host its seventh annual Medieval Fair on the 31st August and 1st September 2019. The fair takes place in collaboration with the Society for Creative Anachronism and this year will run in conjunction with the Athlone River Festival. The Athlone Castle Medieval Fair is supported by the Heritage Council and the fair […]
Athlone Castle Visitor Centre is ready to celebrate all things ‘Pastimes Past Times’ for Heritage Week 2019. National Heritage Week runs from the 17th to 25th of August, and accordingly, the team at Athlone Castle has programmed numerous exciting events throughout the week, catered to suit all ages! Amongst this year’s highlights, Athlone Castle will […]
The Office of Public Works have been undertaking essential conservation works on the exterior walls of Athlone Castle this year. These works will be completed in June 2019. Athlone Castle Visitor Centre and grounds will be closed to the public on Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th June to facilitate the de-install of the scaffolding erected […]