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.

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 […]

Storm The Castle!

FREE admission for all to our Visitor Centre from 10:00am to 5:00pm!

Bloom’s Day Recital

On Saturday 16th June 2018, Athlone Castle will celebrate Bloomsday by having an exciting literary recital starting at 2pm with several of Athlone’s well known writers, who will read passages from some of James Joyce’s famous novels.