About Athlone

nt-size: 10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"" lang="EN-US">The town was described by IDA Ireland as "the commercial capital of the Irish Midlands" and it is governed by an elected town council, which appoints a Mayor.

Athlone is near the geographical centre of Ireland which is 8.85 kilometres north-northwest of the town, in the town land of Carnagh East in County Roscommon