Glasson Country House Hotel & Golf Club

Glasson, Athlone, County Westmeath, Ireland | Hotel
Prices starting from $120.00

Travel Blogs from Athlone

Connemara & Cong Tour

A travel blog entry by jmpncsu

... br> traffic was bad. Ken dropped us off at the coach station and we headed
to the King’s Head Pub to have a drink on our last night in Galway.
After a beer, I headed back to the hotel to check on Sandy. She had
rested all day, but was a little hungry, so we walked down to Salthill
and got Chinese. She had a wonton soup, which was good for her stomach,
and I had spicy chicken. Then we headed back to ...

Vikings on the Shannon

A travel blog entry by newhouse-hiles


... nicely dressed. After checking in we headed into town which is just darling. The roads remind all of us of Italy rather than Ireland, with narrow winding roads and many hills. A little history on was developed on the River Shannon (longest river in Ireland and UK) in 1210 AD, a castle was erected for King John of England and the town expanded on either side of the Shannon. In 1690, it was the site of the Seiges ...

Arrival in Ireland and a lost tooth!!!

A travel blog entry by lileyfamily


... cheap rental turned into a $400 a week rental :(

So we hopped in the car and had to adjust to the craziness of it all!!! I thought I was driving a couple times and had to get my hand off the shifter!! HAHA

Jason did amazing (probably because of the GPS) and all three cars made it to our beautiful house by 5:00!!! I posted pics of the house and we are in COMPLETE HEAVEN!!! This house is ...

Dublin: rebellions and Guinness

A travel blog entry by lrbeard


... warfare from a more organised Irish force with a man called Collins in charge the English agreed to make a deal. They offered Ireland (with the top areas opting to stay part of the UK) independence as a part of the commonwealth, so they would be a bit like Australia. Collins thought this was the best deal at the time and so he accepted the offer. This angered those more extreme believers who saw accepting this as disrespectful to the people who gave their lives ...

A Wee Pack O' Pissed Lads

A travel blog entry by mikemaya


... damn serious about their Catholcism, so we quickly sewed up the conversation, paid the bill and slipped away from our drunk friend. No epic evening for us. Surely it would have been blogworthy to stick out the night with him, but not a chance we were willing to take!

In Dublin we picked up our rental and made off for Kilkenny, which was a great little town. Then, we popped into Cork the following day, getting ready to hit the highlight of the trip in Killarney.


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This hotel, located on Glasson, Athlone, is near Sean's, Athlone Castle, Viking Tours, and Locke's Distillery Museum.
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