Pursue your passions or discover new ones with the huge range of activities AIT and Athlone have to offer.

Bring your sports shoes: Athlone (European Town of Sport 2013) and AIT’s sports facilities boast Olympic- and FIFA-standard facilities available to elite and recreational sportspeople.

Bring your greasepaint: Athlone is famous for drama, with the annual RTE Drama Festival, and three theatres off-campus, as well as a thriving Drama Society on campus.

Bring your oil paints: Athlone boasts a new purpose-built multi-disciplinary arts centre, Luan Gallery, and the Abbey Road Studios.

Bring your wetsuit: the River Shannon offers wonderful opportunities for sailing, rowing, swimming or touring. Take a Viking Cruise down this historic waterway, or enjoy Baysports
Ireland’s largest inflatable funpark at Lough Ree.

Bring your clubs: Athlone Golf Club, Glasson Golf Club and Mount Temple Golf and Country Club are all just a short drive away.

Bring your bike: explore the country and improve your physical, mental and emotional health by submerging yourself in the tranquil beauty of the 45km Greenway cycle route.

Bring your interests and creativity: if your interest isn’t currently represented in our huge array of clubs and societies at AIT we’ll support you to set up and run your own club or society.