Things to do in Athy

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  • catherine s
    cork ireland413 contributions
    Received a warm welcome from Sinead who was very informative. We started by watching 4 short films which were very interesting before beginning our walk around. We had a particular interest in the Shackleton exhibit but the museum also has exhibits on the Gordan Bennett Race and WW1.All so very interesting. Spent some time here and actuallly went for lunch and returned to complete our tour. Well done to all involved and we look forward to the extension planned and the housing in the musuem of the renovated cabin - - the 'sea bedroom' where Ernest Shackleton died of a heart attack in 1922 .
    Written 27 September 2022
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  • Cyndersh
    County Laois, Ireland2 contributions
    Lovely grounds and loved the decor
    Food was delicious, a little overpriced for the shared platter
    Some staff need training
    Service slow
    Asked if we wanted dessert before we had our mains
    Wasn't asked if wanted wine or any drinks after our initial drinks upon arrival. Had to ask for everything
    Gap of 4 to 5 mins between both mains arriving and no cutlery
    If staff given proper training it should bring it to a 4 and maybe 5 star review
    Written 28 August 2022
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  • davidmarinpache
    Dublin, Ireland2 contributions
    My father designed this church in the early 60. A hyperbolic parabaloid roof. Way ahead of its time. The windows and light reflections are beautiful. Now a library, I am glad it has been put to use as opposed to being demolished.
    Written 25 January 2022
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  • Bozeman-Dublin
    Trim, Ireland8,584 contributions
    A very elegant statue in the square of Athy just outside the heritage centre which houses an exhibition on the Antarxtic explorer
    The statue is well worth a photo stop but don't miss the museum as its superb.
    Written 20 August 2021
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  • Bozeman-Dublin
    Trim, Ireland8,584 contributions
    It's hard to rate this one.
    As the plaque outside says it was built by Talbot, the Viceroy of Ireland in 1417 to ensure safe passage over what was then a new bridge over the river.
    But unfortunately it is not use. Such a pity as its a perfect site for a museum or gallery or somesuch standing as it does over the water and bridge.
    It's such a historic building, so stately and venerable that any visitor to Athy will be drawn to it as we were, but that's it. You'll be drawn to it... but not into it.
    Written 20 August 2021
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  • Richard D
    7 contributions
    Had a great night inClancy’s Back Bar. What a great place for a group night out. Music and atmosphere were excellent and John Donnelly gave an amazing customer service. This is our second staff outing to Clancy’s and we will be back. Highly recommend it.
    Written 4 June 2022
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  • Eliza Smith
    Athy, Ireland32 contributions
    Called in for Tea and Coffee and got a lovely friendly welcome. The finest public House in Athy with great space and plenty to offer
    Written 7 January 2020
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  • Pat M
    Galway, Ireland16 contributions
    It is and always will be a quaint and homely place to chat and enjoy sincere friendship with a friend.Loved it in my time living in Athy from 1981 to 1991`,
    Written 27 February 2019
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  • Anne D
    7 contributions
    I visited this shop today and what a treat it was. They have fantastic dresses with a large selection of sizes. Nothing was too much trouble and you can try on as many styles as you like to make sure you find what your looking for. They also have accessories to match your dress from shoes and bags to jewellery and head dresses. So if you looking for something for a special occasion I would strongly recommend Rock Frocks in Aarhus. I promise you won’t be disappointed. I’ll definitely be going again.
    Written 4 May 2018
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  • noel k
    clonmel217 contributions
    Crookstown Service Station is our reason to leave the motorway on any visit to Dublin from Tipperary.. Just a couple of miles from number 3 exit we usually stop for sandwiches and coffee. Sandwiches are made freshly to order, and the coffee, although machine made , is always first class. Tables are provided inside the shop and they also have a quaint little outdoor seating area, using a refurbished old Morris Minor car as furniture. I have always found the staff pleasant and chatty which helps. At our age we take every opportunity for a " comfort " break, and I must compliment them on their toilets, always spotless and sweet smelling.
    Written 11 October 2018
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  • Mags B
    Athy, Ireland16 contributions
    One of the few pubs open all day everyday in Athy, a really friendly welcoming place. There is music every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, with an additional trad session every Sunday evening.
    Great inexpensive cocktail list and a wide gin selection. Has a lovely smoking area out the back which has a lovely decked part to enjoy the sunshine.
    Can highly recommend for a night or day out.
    Written 2 November 2017
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  • Deirdre A
    1 contribution
    Highly recommended. Lovely experience down the river with knowledgeable and extremely friendly crew.
    Written 16 August 2022
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