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Historically, known as Ireland’s midway point, Athlone is halfway between Galway and Dublin. Part of Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands, the town is steeped in Irish culture and heritage, from Athlone Castle to Hodson’s Pillar.
This sixth century monastic site, located on the banks of the River Shannon is home to three high crosses, a cathedral, seven churches and two round towers.