Celebrate Heritage and Education during Heritage Week with Athlone Castle!

Athlone Castle Visitor Centre is ready to celebrate all things “Heritage & Education: Learning from our Heritage” for Heritage Week 2020. National Heritage Week runs from the Saturday 15th to Sunday 23rd August, and accordingly, the team at Athlone Castle has programmed numerous exciting events throughout the week, catered to suit all ages! This year’s Heritage […]

Athlone Castle Reopening

We are delighted to announce that Athlone Castle is reopening on Monday 29th June after a temporary closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We would like to assure you that the health and safety of our visitors and team members is and always will be our highest priority. Revised opening hours will be in place […]

The Siege Exhibition Space Closed from today until Sunday 15th December 2019

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.

Culture Night 2019

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 celebrates its rich Medieval heritage this weekend

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 Medieval Fair 2019

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 […]