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Outdoor Performance by The Band of the 2nd Brigade

13th May 2018 at 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

members of the Army Band of the 2nd Brigade playeing to a massive crowd in the courtyard of Athlone Castle on Friday 16th September to celebrate Culture night

Athlone Castle is delighted to announce that The Band of the 2nd Brigade will perform in the courtyard of the castle on Sunday 13th May at 2.30pm.

The Band of the 2nd Brigade has been stationed at Custume Barracks, Athlone since 1936. The band’s original title was ‘Band of the Western Command’ and changed to ‘Band of the 2nd Brigade’ in 2012. The Band of the 2nd Brigade regularly performs at military events and state functions. The band is regarded as being an integral part of the cultural life of the town and performs at numerous events within the local community such as schools, festivals, public recitals and charity events.

Carmel Duffy, Manager of Athlone Castle said:

“We are delighted to host this afternoon performance by the Band of the 2nd Brigade at Athlone Castle. The acoustics in the castle courtyard are excellent and visitors can look forward to an excellent repertoire under the talented direction of Conductor, Captain Thomas Kelly.”

The recital is weather dependent and is free for all to attend. For further information please contact Athlone Castle Visitors Center on 090 6442130


13th May 2018
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Athlone Castle received development funding for its Medieval Fayre from the Heritage Council of Ireland.