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Athlone General Information

As the bullseye centre of Ireland, Athlone holds a special place in Emerald Isle lore. The Lough Ree town of 15,000 people already has a pint grasp on one of the most enviable records in the country. Sean’s Bar, a diminutive pub on Main Street, has been in continuous operation since the year 900 and as a result, is a lock for the annual Guinness Book of World Records.

If the prospect of a stout and hearty meal at the oldest pub in Europe is not enough to convince you to pay Athlone a visit, happily, the River Shannon gem has a lot of other attractions in store. Sean’s Bar, after all, may put Athlone on the map for some but in truth, as the commercial capital of the Irish Midlands, the handsome town has a lot of other action in store. The River Shannon lures a fair number of people to Athlone’s marina and a spate of first-rate restaurants and hotels provide top-notch hospitality. Athlone Castle punctuates the middle of town with austere grandeur and several superb annual festivals attract culture buffs from all over Ireland. As the Irish economy perseveres at breakneck speed, Athlone is expected to grow by leaps and bounds and eventually, serve a possible catchment population of 270,000 people.

  • Athlone Castle
  • The Spa at Hodson Bay
  • Glasson Golf and Country Club
  • Burgess Park
  • River Shannon
  • The Dean Crowe Theatre and Arts Centre
  • Athlone Literary Festival
  • Lough Ree Yacht Club
  • Athlone Town Centre
  • All-Ireland Drama Festival
  • The Left Bank Bistro
  • Poppy Fields
  • Topdeck Bistro
  • The Fatted Calf
  • The Olive Grove
  • Sean’s Bar
  • Gertie Browns
  • Biddy Mulligans
  • The Prince Bar
  • The Palace Bar

Athlone has a temperate climate, with predictable temperatures between 2°C and 17°C for the year. Heavy annual precipitation is evenly diffused from one month to the next.

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1 Radisson Blu Hotel, Athlone

4 stars
4.5 / 5 6 reviews


With a unique atmosphere and exceptional hospitality, the Radisson Blu Hotel Athlone offers excellent accommodation that welcomes you for an entrancing experience. GeneralThe hotel 1,000 square... More

Radisson Blu and Athlone
This hotel is situated in the perfect location in Athlone for visiting the castle boat tours and exploring the old historical quarters of the town. The hotel is modern comfortable with a lovely...
12 Jul 2013

2 Sheraton Athlone Hotel

4 stars
4.0 / 5 7 reviews

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Contemporary lodging and convenient location are the hallmarks of the inviting Sheraton Hotel located in the city of Athlone. GeneralWhether you are planning a convention, conference or meeting,... More

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3 Shamrock Lodge Country House Hotel

3 stars
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Created to let the guest enjoy their days in a refined atmosphere, the Shamrock Lodge Country House Hotel and Conference Centre Athlone is the perfect backdrop for an enjoyable as well as memorable... More

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4 Shearwater Hotel

4 stars
4.0 / 5

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Offering the charm of classic atmosphere combined with the comfort and technology, the Carlton Shearwater Hotel Ballinasloe provides a sensation of unique well-being sustained by excellent service.... More

5 Athlone Springs Hotel

4 stars
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Athlone Springs Hotel features luxurious accommodation in the heart of the Midlands and Lakelands area of Ireland. It's also one of the top venues for weddings in Westmeath and Roscommon, and... More

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6 Mill Bar

1 star
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Treat yourself to a new standard of excellence at the Mill Bar Hotel in the Westmeath County that offers an array of amenities and services to please your stay. GeneralThe courteous staff at the... More

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