Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for inclusion on a panel from which offers of fixed term part-time, seasonal, or full-time employment may be made for the following post: Cultural Assistant(s) at Athlone Castle in 2024.
We are experiencing technical issues with our servers this morning – Friday 29th December 2023. Unfortunately this means that we are only able to facilitate pre-booked admission to Athlone Castle online via our website www.athlonecastle.ie.
Athlone Castle Visitor Centre and grounds will be closed from Wednesday 20th to 27th December inclusive, and will re-open on Thursday 28th December through until Sunday 31st December 2023. Athlone Castle Visitor Centre and grounds will be closed on Monday 1st January and Tuesday 2nd January 2024. Normal Opening Hours resume from Wednesday 3rd January 2024.
Santa and Mrs. Claus will be visiting for two days to meet children in Athlone on the 16th and 17th of December this year at Athlone Castle, as we celebrate Christmas with all the charm and atmosphere of an historic castle.
Athlone Castle, Luan Gallery and Abbey Road Artists’ Studios will once again open their doors to welcome those interested in exploring arts and heritage sites this Culture Night which takes place on Friday 22nd September.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for an Accounts Administrator post with Athlone Arts & Tourism Ltd.
Athlone Castle Visitor Centre will once again deliver an exciting and engaging programme of events during National Heritage Week 2023 in collaboration with a broad selection of specialist heritage experts, facilitators, artisans and historians and supported by the Heritage Council under the Irish Walled Towns Network 2023 Interpretation Fund.
Athlone Castle Visitor Centre is creating a record of the social history of the families who resided in Athlone Castle, that will form the basis of a temporary exhibition, entitled ‘Stories from Athlone Castle’ during this year’s Heritage Week in August. This oral history project will begin in June 2023 and culminate in an exhibition as part of an extensive programme of events celebrating Heritage Week from 12th to 20th August. ‘Stories from Athlone Castle’ project is supported by the Heritage Council under the IWTN Heritage Interpretation and Events Grants 2023.
Athlone Castle Visitor Centre is delighted to announce a temporary addition to our display- the Westmeath tapestry, one of the five tapestries that form the “Threading the Táin” project.
The positions of Athlone Arts and Tourism Part-time Caretaker and Cultural Assistant for 2023 at Athlone Castle are now available.