Fabric of Athlone

Written by castle-keep on 14th August 2015

Here you will find an extensive display representing Athlone’s indigenous industries, military history, religion, communication, education and much more. A comprehensive timeline from 800AD to the present day encapsulates the events that shaped the town of Athlone.

Learn all about Athlone’s most popular son, the world famous tenor John Count McCormack. Discover his celebrated international musical career and his glittering social life through the beautiful array of artefacts and personal effects on display.