Reconnect in Athlone, at the Heart of the Hidden Heartlands


Halfway between Dublin and Galway, located on the river Shannon and Lough Ree, Athlone has truly emerged as one of Ireland’s top destination for Staycations. With top attractions including Clonmacnoise, Athlone Castle, and tours on the Shannon. You can even try a Viking tour or action packed watersports. For a slower pace, enjoy the numerous walks, cycling routes and our greenway on the Old Rail Trail.


Enjoy delicious locally produced food in awarding winning pubs, restaurants and cafes including Ireland’s oldest pub Sean’s Bar, Dead Centre Brewing, Savory Fare, Thyme restaurant or The Fatted Calf. To reconnect with family and friends, Athlone in the Heart of Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands has to be your destination this Winter.

Start planning your holiday today…all within easy reach of Athlone.

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