Living in Athlone

Join over 6,000 students of over 53 nationalities here at Athlone IT. Athlone has so much to offer. Cultural activities abound on campus, and off-campus you’ll find three theatres, a multi-disciplinary art centre, and the world famous annual RTE All-Ireland Drama Festival.

Our beautiful location on the River Shannon offers wonderful opportunities for sailing, rowing, swimming, exploring, or take a Viking Cruise down this historic waterway.

High-quality affordable accommodation and excellent transport links make Athlone extra attractive and the town has a wide range of restaurants, nightlife, supermarkets, and two shopping centres with high-street and boutique retailers of every kind.