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.

All-Ireland & All Nations Sheep Shearing Championships


St Brigids GAA Club
2 - 4 June

Sheep Shearing Kiltoom 2017 will take place on the June Bank Holiday weekend, June 2 – 4, in conjunction...

Lough Ree International Coarse Fishing Festival


Various locations including Lanesborough, Kilnacarrow and Lough na Blaithi
4 - 6 June

Lough Ree’s International Coarse Fishing festival takes place on the June Bank Holiday weekend, Saturday June 4th, Sunday June...

Oliver Goldsmith Literary Festival


Co Longford
2 - 4 June

Now entering its 34th year, taking place from June Holiday Weekend Friday June 2nd – 4th, the Oliver...

Project West at Tuar Ard


Tuar Ard Arts Centre,
Church Street,
Moate, Co. Westmeath
17 June

Féile Dún na Sí Gala Concert in association with Moate CCÉ presents Project West at Tuar Ard on Saturday,...

Luan Gallery presents ‘Elsewhere’


Luan Gallery
Grace Rd,
Athlone, Co. Westmeath
29 April - 23 June

Luan Gallery presents its spring 2017 exhibition entitled ‘Elsewhere’. Featuring the works of three Athlone artists Elsewhere showcases the...

TriAthlone 2017


Co Westmeath
8 July

Now in it’s 12th year the annual Waterways Ireland TriAthlone takes place on July 8th in Athlone. More than...

Medieval Fayre at Athlone Castle


Athlone Castle
Castle St,
Athlone, Co. Westmeath
10 - 11 June

Athlone Castle Visitor Centre hosts the 5th Annual Medieval Fair on Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th June, from 12pm...

Lough Ree International Pike Classic 2017


Lough Ree
24 - 25 June

Bringing 90 boats and 180 anglers to Lough Ree from June 24th – 25th, the Lough Ree International Pike...

Kilbeggan Races


The Racecourse,
Kilbeggan, Co. Westmeath
4 June
26 June
21 July
12 August
25 August
8 September

With six race meetings between June and September, Kilbeggan Races is the perfect mix of heart stopping spectacle and...