Culture Night 2019

Athlone Castle, Luan Gallery and Abbey Road Artists’ Studios are delighted to be offering an exciting schedule of free events for Culture Night 2019 on Friday, 20th September.

Bloom’s Day Recital

Join us at around 2:30pm in the courtyard of Athlone Castle to celebrate Bloomsday; walk with Leopold and Mollie Bloom through theatre, song, readings and writings.

Cruinniú na nÓg

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.

Athlone Castle Work Closure Notice – Update 23rd May 2019

The Office of Public Works have been undertaking essential conservation works on the exterior walls of Athlone Castle this year. These works will be completed in June 2019. Athlone Castle Visitor Centre and grounds will be closed to the public on Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th June to facilitate the de-install of the scaffolding erected […]