Wander Athlone as everyone gets involved showcasing the town’s creativity. From poetry to photography, art to dance, history to psychology, and comedy to writing, The Far Side Festival brings three days of creativity, inclusivity and fun to Athlone.
Rise to the challenge with stunning golf courses that taper to the waters edge. Discover our hidden gems… the picturesque villages and wonderful walking trails. Then treat yourself to gastro delights and a pub with unmatched provenance.
Where the Shannon flows in to Lough Ree, Ireland’s Lakelands really begin. The quay in Athlone is your jumping off point and from there it’s up to you. Cruise and enjoy or let loose with adrenaline and adventure.
Explore one of Ireland’s most ancient monastic sites. Trek through the wilds of an abandoned medieval town. Taste the magic of Ireland’s oldest distillery. See Irish crafts in the making and the best of Irish art on display.
Enjoy animal magic up close and water park excitement that’s unmatched. Zipline from the treetops and cruise with the Vikings. Climb a castle that’s seven hundred years old and experience history brought to life.