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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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Tracks and Trails with Blathnaid Tracey RTE1

Don’t miss out on “Tracks & Trails” with Blathnaid Treacy this Friday June 11th at 7:30pm on RTE1.   Delighted to see some of Westmeath’s finest tracks and trails being showcased on the new RTE programme on Friday with the wonderful Irish TV and Radio…
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“Light Ballet” along the River Shannon 13th – 20th June 2021

“Light Ballet” created by Irish light artist Mick Murray & lighting designer Matthew Cregan will showcase a beautiful light display which will transform the skies & surrounding landscape along the River Shannon featuring eight counties over eight days. This display will be visable from up…
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Shop, Relax, Repeat

Escape to Athlone this Autumn for a fantastic shopping experience that caters to all tastes, styles and budgets. Shop till you drop with plenty of choice; unique, independently owned businesses, the best high street brands, shopping centres and Burgess Department store among others.   Book…
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Go with the flow in Athlone this Autumn

If you think tourism has looked a bit frantic over the summer, a slow break in Athlone could be just the ticket for your Autumn break away. Inspired by the River Shannon, lazily meandering south from Lough Ree, Athlone is embracing slow tourism with enthusiasm.…
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Adventure awaits you in Athlone

If you are looking for an escape for the day, then why not head to Athlone for a day filled with unique experiences and unlimited fun.   Athlone is easily accessible; you can hop on the train, it’s less than 90 minutes from Dublin and…
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Athlone Afternoon Tea Delights

Afternoon Tea is a luxurious, decadent experience and ideal way to catch up with friends and family.   What better way to spend an afternoon than unwinding with a chat, miniature sweet treats and dainty savoury bites in beautiful surroundings.   Afternoon Tea at Radisson…
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