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Athlone is a beautiful and well-known town located on the banks of the River Shannon. The town is known across Ireland for its strategic location and is also referred to as the “gateway to west”. The riverside location of the town makes...more

Athlone, Ireland

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Big place accommodates 5 times prayer. Jumma prayer in summer at 13:45 and in winter at 13:15. Quran and Arabic classes. 2 Halal restaurants and 2 halal take away. Athlone Masjid is in located in main town centre. Big Muslim community in county westmeath. www.icsathlone.org for more details

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Big place accommodates 5 times prayer. Jumma prayer in summer at 13:45 and in winter at 13:15. Quran and Arabic classes. 2 Halal restaurants and 2 halal take away. Athlone Masjid is in located in main town centre. Big Muslim community in county westmeath. www.icsathlone.org for more details

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Athlone is a beautiful and well-known town located on the banks of the River Shannon. The town is known across Ireland for its strategic location and is also referred to as the “gateway to west”. The riverside location of the town makes it a beautiful place for visitors to enjoy. Athlone also makes an excellent destination for travellers to enjoy cruising on the Shannon River. The surroundings of the town are beautiful and worth exploring. Travellers can enjoy a variety of activities like hiking, walking, golf, angling, etc. r\n

The Athlone Castle is the main attraction of the town. The castle was priginally built in the beginning of the 13th century. Today the castle has a visitor center which has impressive displays and also features an audiovisual presentation. A few steps away from the castle, is the Luan Gallery which has an interesting collection of contemporary art. There are some beautiful pieces of ancient architecture that can be seen dotted around the town. Some of the best places to see the architecture of the town are Pearse Street, Old Train Station and Workhouses. r\n

Athlone also offers a wonderful shopping scenario. There are numerous shopping malls and centers around the town like the Golden Island Shopping Centre, Athlone Town Shopping Centre, etc. The Church St. also features some very good shops where visitors can find a wide variety of items.

Nearby Airports

The nearest major airport to Athlone is the Dublin Airport which is about 90 minutes away from the town. There is a direct bus that connects the Dublin Airport to Athlone. Alternatively visitors can also hire cabs or car rentals to get to Athlone.

Halal Restaurants

There are some good halal restaurants in Athlone, which include Asian Foods, Pearl Continental, King Kebab, Mother India Athlone, etc. Visitors can enjoy a variety of cuisines at these places.

Mosques

There are a few mosques in Athlone. The most prominent mosques in the town include the Westmeath Islamic Centre, Athlone Mosque, The Muslim Congress, etc.

Things to Do and See in Athlone

  • Athlone Castle
  • Luan Gallery
  • Old Train Station
  • Pearse Street
  • Garden Vale
  • Workhouses
  • Burgess Park
  • Coosan Point
  • DúnnaSí Heritage Centre
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