St Patrick’s Weekend

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.

Meet Santa and Mrs. Claus at Athlone Castle

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.

Art and the Vote: The Images of the Irish women’s suffrage campaign

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 info@athlonecastle.ie.

Rattling Bones and Tombstones Storytelling & Puppetry for children

Athlone Castle is delighted to announce its Halloween event, Rattling Bones and Tombstones Storytelling and Puppetry Shows on Saturday 27th October. Children can get prepared for Halloween fun with Storygate in the Upper Keep of the Castle, with four story and puppet sessions taking place at 12pm, 2pm, 3.30pm & 5pm

Free Talk at Athlone Castle Explores the History of Jacob’s Biscuit Factory

Athlone Castle Visitor Centre is delighted to host a special free talk titled “Jacob’s Biscuit Factory & Dublin: An Assorted History” by designer Wendy Williams. Wendy is an exhibition designer and has spent the last twenty-odd years making a show of everything from Neolithic battle axes to Patrick Pearse’s tea cup. Wendy is also the […]

Culture Night 2018

Athlone Castle, Luan Gallery and Abbey Road Artists’ Studios are delighted to be offering an exciting schedule of free events for Culture Night 2018 on Friday, 21st September.