There has been a welcome here for guests since prehistoric times and that welcome has made this region a commercial and industrial hub, attracting knowledge based foreign direct investment as well as supporting indigenous enterprises in growth sectors. The towns of Athlone, Mullingar, Roscommon and Tullamore form a significant urban centre and everywhere, you’ll discover a level of service that’s second to none.
AIT Institute of Technology of The Year 2018
The Athlone Institute of Technology was voted the Sunday Times’ Institute of Technology of the year for 2018.
…a huge thanks to all your team for helping make the FAI AGM, and all the activities around it a huge success. (Radisson Blu Hotel, Athlone) FAI
“We chose Athlone and the Lakelands region to host this prestigious global conference in September 2018 attended by over 400 delegates for 4 days. The destination’s capacity to accommodate all delegates in excellent standard of accommodation, quality of food and beverage offering and easy access to an itinerary of truly unique and bespoke experiences of certain appeal to the delegation, not to mention the excellent value for money offered, made Athlone the outright winner in our selection process.” (Sharon Lavin, Waterways Ireland – World Canal Conference 2018)
We hosted our EMEA Football Tournament in Athlone..involved over 300 people and 3 days of activities. The Athone Springs Hotel hosted the project team and over 100 of our colleagues..entire management and team facilitated the event perfectly. (Athlone Springs Hotel) Oracle
I have used the hotel regularly over the past 6 years for national and regional seminars and have found them to be professional, helpful and continuously provide excellent service. (Hodson Bay Hotel) National Forum of Family Resource Centres
“I am actually meant to spread my team meetings across the continent, however after this stay they don’t want to go anywhere else” (Wineport Lodge)
BLUE CHIP MULTINATIONALS
The location of choice for up to 30 multinational engineering, med tech, biomedical, ICT, polymer and financial services companies.
HOST TO NATIONAL COMMUNTY GAMES FESTIVAL
Athlone welcomes thousands of young athletes and their familes to the Annual Community Games Festival each year.
EUROPEAN TOWN OF SPORT FOR 2013
Athlone was awarded the prestigious title by the European Capital of Sport Association for the extensive range of sports facilities on offer.
IRELAND’S HEALTHY TOWN 2015
Athlone Town was proud to be selected as the Pfizer / Irish Times Healthy Town 2015.
IRELAND’S ONLY INDOOR INTERNATIONAL ATHLETICS ARENA
With a 6 lane 200metre indoor running track, host to International Grand Prix athletics events, a sprint track, jump pits, pole vault area, shot putt area and much more, the AIT International Area is the best athletics facility in the country.