News & Events


All Ireland Drama Festival is back! Tickets out now.

Drama groups from around the country gathered on Thursday to attend the launch of the RTÉ All Ireland Drama Festival at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin. It is the 70th year of the Athlone-based festival, and the first festival since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.…
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Athlone Bike Scheme is here

Next week will see a new addition to the streetscape of Athlone. From Monday next 25 April Westmeath County Council shared bike scheme will launch in Athlone Town. The general public will now have a new way of getting around Athlone , with journeys from…
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Dead Centre Brewing Tour – The perfect evening out

Dead Centre Brewing , Athlone’s local craft brewery, full bar and pizza house have launched their Brewery tours. The tours, which can be booked on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings are the perfect way to relax and explore a new hobby in Athlone. The interactive…
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Me2you Athlone giftcard – The perfect gift to support local business!

The Athlone me2you is now available to purchase online via This card which has been brought to the market by Irish owned company me2you in association with Athlone chamber of Commerce will allow both consumers and employers to purchase gift cards of up to 150.00 to spend in local retailers around Athlone. 
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Croí Na Na hEireann St. Patrick’s Day schedule

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Athlone St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

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Six seasonal things to do in Athlone this December

Athlone is perfect for celebrating with friends and family this Christmas, checkout our hotel offers or our getaway break ideas. We have a few other ideas to experience Athlone and all its Christmas magic this December. For some festive cheer with everything from Santa Sing…
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Inside Destination Athlone: Rosie Boles, Burgess of Athlone and The Village at Burgess

The next in the series – a glimpse of the people and personalities behind Destination Athlone businesses. Rosie Boles tells us about developing her business at the heart of Ireland – Burgess of Athlone and The Village at Burgess. Some towns boast an iconic store,…
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A Hot Tub on the Shannon to comedy cabaret this December

Something for everyone in Athlone this December, from comedy, live music, arts, crafts to festive Christmas markets. You can also sit back and relax as you cosy up in a hot tub that floats on the Shannon, Athlone is full of surprises and unique experiences.…
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Girls Getaway to Athlone this Winter

Athlone ticks all the boxes – luxurious spas, delicious food, cocktails & local craft beer, a wide choice of accommodation, big brands and independent retailers to choose from. We are just 90 minutes by train or car from Dublin and Galway so perfectly positioned for…
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Inside Destination Athlone: Vincent Harney, Athlone Guided Walking Tours

The next in the series – a glimpse of the people and personalities behind Destination Athlone businesses. Vincent Harney tells us about developing his business at the heart of Ireland – Athlone Guided Walking Tours. After a long career as postmaster, most people would consider…
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Athlone Christmas Gift Guide

At Athlone Food Circle we have put together a fantastic Christmas gift guide featuring our members so you can support local businesses and easily pick up one of theses gifts in Athlone and wider areas or online.
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