News & Events

26.11.2021

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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25.11.2021

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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24.11.2021

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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23.11.2021

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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20.11.2021

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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19.11.2021

Inside Destination Athlone: Liam Tutty, Dead Centre Brewing

The second in a series – a glimpse of the people and personalities behind Destination Athlone businesses. Liam Tutty tells us about developing his business at the heart of Ireland – Dead Centre Brewing. The Man from Hollywood Brewing beer has always held a fascination…
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18.11.2021

Athlone Food Circle launch showcase video

Athlone Food Circle have just launched the first in a series of videos showcasing the surprising diversity of food choices in the medieval midlands town. Member businesses represent everything from fine dining to coffee culture as well as excellent food and drink producers from the…
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17.11.2021

Christmas Markets Return to Athlone

Christmas markets return this December to Athlone. Dead Centre’s Christmas Market runs on Sunday 5th December. Athlone Christmas Markets runs from Friday 11th December for two weekends. Dead Centre’s Christmas Market On Sunday the 5th of December Dead Centre Brewing are hosting their second Christmas…
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15.11.2021

Inside Destination Athlone: Yew Point, Hodson Bay Hotel, Johnny O’Sullivan

The first in a series – a glimpse of the people and personalities behind Destination Athlone businesses. Johnny O’Sullivan tells us about Yew Point at the Hodson Bay Hotel. Rising like a phoenix from the ashes of the pandemic, Yew Point at the Hodson Bay…
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11.11.2021

A new online event from Athlone Food Circle.

Athlone Food Circle Event: Engaging with the Media Wednesday, 17th November 10-11.30a.m. Zoom Registration: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0qfu6prjsiGdGX5TYBEgyzJpWUM5hfOqut   Leading food and drink writers Aoife Carrigy and Leslie Williams will share their secrets and give you helpful tips and hints for maximising media coverage for your business and…
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04.11.2021

The perfect Girlie Getaway this Winter

Athlone has shops to suit all tastes and pockets, delicious cocktails and food on the banks of the Shannon and rejuvenating spa treatments just waiting to be booked. Plan a friend’s reunion and make up for all the missed moments. At the heart of Ireland,…
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16.10.2021

Athlone Food Circle Invites New Members to Join

Athlone Food Circle is the new food network aiming to highlight the excellent food and drink offering in the wider Athlone area. It is currently inviting members to join the network which has funding under CEDRA (Commission for the Economic Development of Rural Areas) for…
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