Athlone

Set on the Shannon River, this vibrant little town is home to some notable historic landmarks, as well as a thriving cultural scene.

Owing to its easy accessibility, and selection of shops, Athlone is the main retail destination for residents in the Midlands area. It is flanked by the Athlone Town Centre, a modern shopping centre with shops, cafes and the 4 star Sheraton hotel. Sean's Bar is listed by as the oldest pub in Europe. Athlone Castle reopened following a multi-million euro renovation to transform the castle into a state-of-the-art, multi-sensory visitor experience. The Luan Gallery, a multi-million euro contemporary art gallery is the first purpose-built, modern visual art gallery located in the midlands. Other popular attractions for visitors are the Glendeer Open Farm and the Viking Cruise of the Shannon.
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  • Athlone - The Oldest Pub In Ireland
  • The Town Of Athlone
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  • View from Athlone Town Bridge
   

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