Athlone Castle Medieval Fayre

Athlone Castle Visitor Centre is delighted to host its seventh annual Medieval Fayre in association with the Society for Creative Anachronism on Saturday 31st August and Sunday 1st September 2019.

Athlone Castle celebrates its rich Medieval heritage this weekend

Athlone Castle will host its seventh annual Medieval Fair this coming weekend, the 31st August and 1st September 2019 from 12 noon to 5pm. The fair takes place in collaboration with the Society for Creative Anachronism and this year will run in conjunction with the Athlone River Festival. The Athlone Castle Medieval Fair is supported […]

Heritage Week – Poetry in The Park

Join Poetry in the Park for an afternoon of recital: sonnets, prose, limericks and song in the courtyard (weather dependent) of Athlone Castle.

Athlone Castle Medieval Fair 2019

Athlone Castle will host its seventh annual Medieval Fair on the 31st August and 1st September 2019. The fair takes place in collaboration with the Society for Creative Anachronism and this year will run in conjunction with the Athlone River Festival. The Athlone Castle Medieval Fair is supported by the Heritage Council and the fair […]

Celebrate Past Times during Heritage Week at Athlone Castle Visitor Centre!

Athlone Castle Visitor Centre is ready to celebrate all things ‘Pastimes Past Times’ for Heritage Week 2019. National Heritage Week runs from the 17th to 25th of August, and accordingly, the team at Athlone Castle has programmed numerous exciting events throughout the week, catered to suit all ages! Amongst this year’s highlights, Athlone Castle will […]

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.

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 […]