What’s On

Visiting Athlone for an action packed break or a relaxing getaway, you’ll always find plenty of activities and events to keep you entertained.

Wild Child Day at Birr Castle


Birr Castle Demense
Co. Offaly
22 August

Join us at Birr Castle for a host of activities dedicated to wild children everywhere. A day for both...

Traditional Family Games Day


Birr Castle Demense
Co. Offaly
19 August

Taking place on Sunday August 19th, Traditional Family Games Day at Birr Castle is guaranteed to be a fun...

Still Voices Short Film Festival


Co Longford
16 - 19 August

Established in 2014, The Still Voices Short Film Festival is an international film festival based in Ballymahon, Co. Longford....

National Ploughing Championships


Co. Offaly
18 - 20 September

The National Ploughing Championships takes place in Screggan, Tullamore from 18th - 20th September. It’s Europe’s largest outdoor event...

If Not for You and Living in a Bubble at Luan Gallery


Luan Gallery
Grace Rd,
Athlone, Co. Westmeath
03 August - 29 September

Luan Gallery is thrilled to announce its Autumn exhibition at Luan Gallery - If Not For You by Eoin...

Athlone Shannon Feastival


Various Locations
8 - 9 September

This September the River Shannon in the heart of Athlone will come alive with the 2018 Athlone Shannon Feastival....

World Canals Conference 2018


Radisson Blu Hotel
Northgate Street,
Athlone, Co.Westmeath
10-12 September

The World Canals Conference takes place in Athlone on 10th-12th September 2018. The World Canals Conference brings together hundreds...

National Heritage Week at Athlone Castle


Athlone Castle
Castle St,
Athlone, Co. Westmeath
18 - 26 August

Athlone Castle Visitor Centre invites you to explore the programme of activities scheduled for National Heritage Week from Saturday...

Summer Kids Activities in Athlone Towncentre


Athlone Towncentre
Mardyke Street,
Athlone, Co. Westmeath
July - Aug

FREE Kids Entertainment in Athlone Towncentre this Summer Every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday in July and August from 2pm...

Kilbeggan Races


The Racecourse,
Kilbeggan, Co. Westmeath
20 July
11 August
24 August
7 September

Racing in Kilbeggan continues all summer, Kilbeggan Races is the perfect mix of heart stopping spectacle and laid back...