Athlone is a thriving business and shopping town centrally located in the Midlands of Ireland on the banks of the River Shannon.
The town has experienced major development in many sectors in recent years and its population has grown to 21,800. Athlone is strategically located in the centre of Ireland, on the border of two counties; Roscommon in the province of Connaught and Westmeath in the Province of Leinster. Given its central location, Athlone is a natural hub for transport and tourism.
From the Shannon to Lough Ree and the historical hinterland, Athlone is at the heart of the Midland’s tourism industry!
The Athlone Town Council has been a pivotal partner to the triAthlone event from it’s inception, and plays host to Ireland’s largest triathlon each year. For more information on the town visit our hub at www.athlone.ie, and for information on the Town Council and it’s functions visit www.athlone.ie/udc/.