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Things to do in Athlone

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Ranked #1 of 8 attractions in Athlone
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: No trip to the midlands is complete without a visit to the Derryglad Folk Museum, which is hidden in south Roscommon in a... more » Owner description: No trip to the midlands is complete without a visit to the Derryglad Folk Museum, which is hidden in south Roscommon in a land of lakes and rivers.The collection deals with Farm & Folk life in Ireland from the 18th century to the recent past.The museum is privately owned and run by the Finneran Family and houses a unique 25 year collection of over 5,000 items. These include; horse-drawn machinery restored to the original working order, tradesmans tools and buttermaking equipment. For those with an interest in the lifestyle of bygone days, the Museum hosts laundry memorabilia, old and rare washing machines, 1930’s old-style thatched bar & grocery, old-style sheep shears, radios, gramophones and a large collection of 78rpm records, shop dockets and bill-heads, sports display McCormacks photography room where the contents include dark rooms finishing r D & P line, camara’s enlargers and B & W colour processors. as well as much, much more.Derryglad Folk Museum is an ideal destina­tion for school tours, ICA Guilds, Ladies Clubs, Farming Groups, Vintage Clubs, Historical So­cieties, Day Care Centres and many more « less
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Ranked #2 of 8 attractions in Athlone
Category: Castles
Owner description: This imposing castle was originally built in 1210 for England's King John. The newly renovated space offers visitors the... more » Owner description: This imposing castle was originally built in 1210 for England's King John. The newly renovated space offers visitors the chance to explore 8 new exhibits that tell the story of the castle and the town of Athlone on the banks of the River Shannon. « less
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Ranked #3 of 8 attractions in Athlone
Category: Golf Courses
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Ranked #4 of 8 attractions in Athlone
Category: Equestrian Trails
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Ranked #5 of 8 attractions in Athlone
Category: Golf Courses
Owner description: Mount Temple Golf course is an 18 hole golf course, situated in the heart of Ireland. This traditional Irish golf course has... more » Owner description: Mount Temple Golf course is an 18 hole golf course, situated in the heart of Ireland. This traditional Irish golf course has undulating fairways and large links type greens making it a superb challenge to all level of golfers. « less
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Ranked #6 of 8 attractions in Athlone
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Ranked #8 of 8 attractions in Athlone
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