The ancient river ford at Athlone was an important crossroads on the Shannon and was the cause of many squabbles over the centuries. By...
Cruise along the Shannon aboard a replica Viking longship, complete with costumed staff and dress-up clothes, including helmets, swords...
Athlone Castle Visitor Centre
The Athlone Castle Visitor Centre contains some informative displays on the Siege of Athlone, the flora and fauna of the Shannon, and...
Age certainly hasn't wearied Sean's Bar. Dating way back to AD 900, Sean's stakes its claim as Ireland's oldest pub. Its log fires,...
What is possibly the best Thai restaurant in Ireland is tucked away near the Dean Crowe Theatre and is renowned for its extensive menu...
Lonely Planet review
This company offers a range of half-day tours to Clonmacnoise, the Fore Valley, Birr Castle, Tullamore Heritage Centre and Locke's Distillery, and Strokestown Park House and Famine Museum.