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

Art and the Vote – Schools Poster Competition

Attention all 5th & 6th Class Students in Westmeath! Athlone Castle and Luan Gallery are celebrating the one hundred year anniversary of Irish women first winning the right to vote, and we would like to invite students to get involved! To commemorate the centenary of the first granting of votes to women in 1918, we […]