Attention all 5th & 6th Class Students in Westmeath! Athlone Castle and Luan Gallery are celebrating the one hundred year anniversary of Irish women first winning the right to vote, and we would like to invite students to get involved! To commemorate the centenary of the first granting of votes to women in 1918, we […]
Snippet from The Herald Newspaper by Travel Editor Mark Evans, on his break from the city to the Athlone region, on Sunday 11th August 2018.
Athlone Castle Visitor Centre is delighted to join in sharing stories for Heritage Week 2018, whose theme this year is “Share a Story, Make a Connection”. National Heritage Week runs from the 18th to the 26th of August, and the Visitor Centre have programmed a number of exciting events throughout the week to suit all […]
Athlone Castle, Luan Gallery and Abbey Road Artists’ Studios are delighted to be offering an exciting schedule of free events for Culture Night 2017 on Friday, 22nd September. In Athlone Castle, visitors for Culture Night will be treated to rousing performances by the Athlone Pipe Band and the Army Band of the 2nd Brigade, as […]
Athlone Castle celebrates National Heritage Week with an extensive programme of events for all ages Athlone Castle Visitor Centre is encouraging members of the public to support the programmed celebrations for Heritage Week 2017 running from Saturday 19th – Sunday 27th August. This year’s theme; ‘It’s in our Nature’ is reflected in the various events […]
Athlone Castle and Custume Barracks are delighted offer this pilot scheme of guided tours to visitors. Athlone Castle Visitor Centre will offer a daily guided tour every Friday, Saturday and Sunday commencing Friday 21st July at 2.30pm for the months of July and August. Visitors who opt for the guided tour will be led through […]
National Heritage Week 2015 took place from Saturday 22nd – Sunday 30th August. There was an Open Day at Athlone Castle along with Storytelling by Danielle Alison and music By Athlone Pipe Band in the Castle Courtyard. Donal O’Brien provided a talk and photographic exhibition on “Vanished Houses of Westmeath” taken from his book “The […]