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.

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.

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 […]

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.

Rattling Bones and Tombstones Storytelling & Puppetry for children

Athlone Castle is delighted to announce its Halloween event, Rattling Bones and Tombstones Storytelling and Puppetry Shows on Saturday 27th October. Children can get prepared for Halloween fun with Storygate in the Upper Keep of the Castle, with four story and puppet sessions taking place at 12pm, 2pm, 3.30pm & 5pm

Storytelling Sessions

Join in our family-friendly tales with storyteller Danielle Allison at 11:00am and 2:00pm. Pre-booking essential.

Sharing Stories

Come and hear local writers tell stories – some humorous, and some very, very dark – in the atmospheric setting of Athlone Castle Keep.