Culture Night 2019

Athlone Castle, Luan Gallery and Abbey Road Artists’ Studios will be offering a busy and exciting schedule of free events for this year’s Culture Night 2019, taking place on Friday 20th September. Culture Night visitors to Athlone Castle will enjoy free entry to the Castle Visitor Centre between 5pm and 8pm (last entry, 7:30pm). Traditional […]

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.

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.