Athlone Tag

Explore 42km of the Old Rail Trail

Looking for peace, quiet and somewhere off the beaten trail to take a cycle or a walk? Try the Old Rail Trail, a long-distance cycling and walking trail which passes through the heart of the Irish midlands. It connects Athlone with Mullingar while passing through...

Crowded Thresholds opens at Luan Gallery this Summer

Crowded Thresholds will open at Luan Gallery on 14th July 2020 following its successful opening run as part of the Kilkenny Arts Festival 2019. The exhibition was presented at Farmleigh Gallery in partnership with the Office of Public Works (OPW) and will run until September...

Plan your Staycation with an escape to Athlone

Instead of taking a holiday away this year, why not stay in Ireland and explore all the exciting staycation spots the county has to offer. You don’t need to travel too far to relax and experience something new.  So, plan your staycation and make a...

Destination Athlone launches 2020 programme

POSTPONED: Athlone Chamber of Commerce with Destination Athlone has made the decision to postpone the event. Apologies for any inconvenience. We will be in touch with a new date in the coming weeks.   Destination Athlone, in conjunction with Athlone Chamber of Commerce, are launching Destination Athlone...

Athlone sweeps the boards at Irish Restaurant Awards

Athlone’s position as a gastronomic destination was firmly consolidated at the Leinster Regional Final of Irish Restaurant Awards on Wednesday 26th February where the top restaurants in each county for 2020 were announced and the town claimed no less than 14 wins out of 16...

Leap into Athlone this weekend

We’ve an extra day this weekend, how will you spend it?   Treat yourself and book a getaway to experience luxury accommodation at the Sheraton Athlone Hotel. Take advantage of their Sweetest Leap Year Deal with 29% off all suites this March and April. This 4-star hotel...