Learn about the early settlement of Athlone and along the River Shannon from pre-history to the 12th century. Interact with our 3D story of Ireland and learn of Athlone’s importance throughout its early history.
Discover some of the ancient artefacts from Athlone’s earliest prehistoric settlements. Follow in the footsteps of the earliest inhabitants of this country, their stories, and the intriguing history of Athlone. Unearth the history of the foundation of the town as an urban settlement.