Author and Sunday Independent journalist Declan Lynch focuses on one of the most popular Irish past times, when he talks about the famous 1975 Athlone Town vs AC Milan soccer match.
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 […]
Athlone Castle Visitor Centre is delighted to host a special free talk titled ‘“…a cunning intriguing woman [who] is very violent against the Protestants”: Jacobite Irishwomen, 1685-1703’” by historian Dr. Frances Nolan at 3pm in the Castle Keep on Saturday 1st December.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join us at Athlone Castle Visitor Centre for a talk by exhibition curator and designer Wendy Williams on ‘Jacob’s Biscuit Factory & Dublin: An Assorted History’ on Sunday 7th October 2018.
Athlone Castle Visitor Centre is delighted to host a special free talk titled “Jacob’s Biscuit Factory & Dublin: An Assorted History” by designer Wendy Williams. Wendy is an exhibition designer and has spent the last twenty-odd years making a show of everything from Neolithic battle axes to Patrick Pearse’s tea cup. Wendy is also the […]
Join us as our tour guides share their favourite stories of the people, places, and objects from Athlone’s history that are displayed in our Visitor Centre.