Westmeath

Athlone

Athlone
The Essential
Athlone, which in Irish means «Luain ford», occupies a strategic position, controlling a crossing over the Shannon, south of Lake Ree. Because of its position in the centre of Ireland, this county town of Westmeath was proposed as Capital of the new republic at the beginning of the century.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Athlone

Fore Abbey Fore Abbey
Fore Abbey
Fore
0:30
Tullynally
Tullynally
Castlepollard
1:00
Kilbeggan Distillery Kilbeggan Distillery
Kilbeggan Distillery
Kilbeggan
1:00
Athlone Castle Athlone Castle
Athlone Castle
Athlone
1:00
Church of SS Peter and Paul Church of SS Peter and Paul
Church of SS Peter and Paul
Athlone
0:15
Belvedere House and Gardens Belvedere House and Gardens
Belvedere House and Gardens
Mullingar