Athlone Castle Visitor Centre will host a special free talk by material culture historian Donna Gilligan on the Irish women’s suffrage campaign and its links to art at 4pm on Saturday 17th November. Places are limited, so pre-booking is advised by calling 090 6442130 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.Find out more »
‘“…a cunning intriguing woman [who] is very violent against the Protestants”: Jacobite Irishwomen, 1685-1703’
Athlone Castle Visitor Centre is delighted to host a special free talk titled ‘“…a cunning intriguing woman [who] is very violent against the Protestants”: Jacobite Irishwomen, 1685-1703’” by historian Dr. Frances Nolan at 3pm in the Castle Keep on Saturday 1st December.Find out more »
Sleigh bells will be ringing loudly over Athlone Castle on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th December as Santa and Mrs. Claus will be visiting to meet the boys and girls from the town and surrounding areas.Find out more »
Luan Gallery and Athlone Castle offering guided tours for St Patrick’s Day weekend. Athlone Castle and Visitor Centre is re-opening after a period of closure for the erecting of scaffolding to facilitate restoration work, offering discounted admission rates for St Patrick’s Day weekend.Find out more »
Children are invited to participate in an Easter Activity Trail which will take them through the castle visitor centre and grounds to discover the clues to the answers.Find out more »
Athlone Castle Visitor Centre will stage an entertaining and engaging ‘Medieval Puppet Show’ through collaboration with ‘Custard Pie Puppets’ and their renowned ‘Punch and Judy’ performance at three separate periods throughout the day – at 1.30pm, 3.00pm, and at 4.00pm on Saturday 15th June 2019.Find out more »
Athlone Castle received development funding for its Medieval Fayre from the Heritage Council of Ireland.