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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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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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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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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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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:   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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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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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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Celebrate the Arts this Autumn

Three new solo exhibitions can be viewed at Luan Gallery this Autumn until November 18th. The artists include Susan Buttner, Serena Caulfield and Anne Harkin-Petersen. There is free entry. On Thursday 21st October the gallery is hosting a Virtual Event (zoom) with MC Eamonn Maxwell…
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Athlone celebrates Heritage Week in style

From Bows, bayonets, pistols and pottage to free events, tours, music and demonstrations, Athlone has it all this Heritage week. The medieval town of Athlone has taken Heritage Week (Saturday 14-Sunday 22 August 2021) to its heart this year with an engaging series of events…
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On your bike, where the Old Rail Trail meets Royal Canal Greenway

A cyclists dream, you can now cycle along the Old Rail Trail from Athlone and join up with the Royal Canal Greenway. Giving you loads of routes, stops and options along the way. You can turn left and cycle to the end of the greenway…
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Outdoor dining and hotel stays

This summer Athlone Hotels have created wonderful outdoor dining experiences open to the public or make the most of your time in Athlone and book your stay today!       Wineport Lodge   To book please call 090 6439010 or email . For more information…
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Fun for kids of all ages in Irelands Hidden Heartlands

Check out all the fun to be had on the water   Viking Tours Ireland Get on board Viking Mikes replica ship and sail down the River Shannon to Irelands most important monastic site Clonmacnoise.   Baysports Baysports is Irelands largest inflatable water park, made…
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