Heritage Week: Poetry in The Park at Athlone Castle

Athlone Castle, Athlone

Heritage Week: Poetry in The Park at Athlone Castle

?Join Poetry in the Park for an afternoon of recital: sonnets, prose, limericks and song in the courtyard (weather dependent) of Athlone Castle.

This event is open to the public and is completely free of charge.


Essential Information


Event: Heritage Week: Poetry in The Park

Event Venue: Athlone Castle, Athlone, Co. Westmeath

Date: Sunday, August 25, 2019

Time: 2.00pm to 4.00pm 

Admission: This event is free of charge.

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Our Location


Athlone is located in the centre of Ireland and is very easily accessed from every part of the country. Athlone Castle Visitor Centre sits on the banks of the mystical River Shannon in the heart of Athlone.


Driving directions to Athlone

Athlone is on the M6 motorway which runs (together with the M4) from Dublin to Galway. Athlone is only 1 hour and 20 minutes drive from Dublin airport, and Galway is just an hour away.

The most direct exit is Exit 11 for the town centre, and continue toward Northgate Street, take a right at the traffic lights and cross the bridge, you can’t miss the Castle.

Seew location map below.

GPS Coordinates & MAP

GPS Coordinates: Latitude 53.4231032, Longitude -7.942819699999973