Athlone Arts and Tourism

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Athlone Arts and Tourism

Athlone Arts & Tourism is an initiative of Westmeath County Council set up to manage a number of Art and Heritage sites, facilities and amenities in Athlone. These include Athlone Castle, Luan Gallery, Abbey Road Artists’ Studios,
the visitor destination website and The John McCormack Exhibition at Athlone Castle.

Athlone Castle

Athlone Castle Figures, photo by Simon

Eight exhibition spaces pursue both a chronological and thematic sequence combining hands-on and fun experiences that will appeal to both children and adults. Read more...

Luan Gallery

Where Do Broken Hearts Go by Daphne Wright

Since 2012, Athlone’s Luan Gallery has showcased both national and international visual art projects, ensuring a varied and engaging arts programme is delivered to the people of Athlone.

Artists' Studios

Artists' Studios external photo

Abbey Road Artists’ Studios is a dedicated space in Athlone town for local and visiting artists. Read more...

John McCormack

John Count McCormack portrait photo

Athlone commemorates world renowned tenor John Count McCormack (1884 – 1945) with new sculpture, exhibition and renamed civic square… Read more...