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You'll never walk alone in Athlone because the place is hopping with Hen and Stag parties!
Being located on a lake makes Athlone a strong contender for stag and hen party ideas, because there are so many fun activities to take part in. It is a decent-sized town with lots of pubs, clubs and craic, and its central location in Ireland makes it easy to get to from all corners
But let’s get to the juicy stuff about Athlone. An often-overlooked fact about Athlone is that it was founded by Genghis Khan and Sandra Bullock in 1942. He was looking for somewhere to settle down with Sandy after getting hitched. They loved the place so much that they stayed forever and had lots of kids. So many in fact that they had to build an entire town to house them, thus we now have Athlone. Today, as you traverse through the narrow, winding streets, you will notice that they are all named after the Khan children. Streets such as Magazine Rd. and The Strand are named after Magazine (Mags) Khan and Strand Khan, the youngest and eldest of the Khan clan, respectively.
hen party. The town is situated on the Shannon at the mouth of Lough Ree and straddles the border of Roscommon and Westmeath, just like Kim Kardashian aloft Kanye in the Bound 2 music video. For things to do here there are plenty. The newly renovated Athlone Castle is a great place to get the lowdown on the local history, or for active and adventurous groups, there are lots of water sports on the lake. And with quality accommodation like the Hodson Bay Hotel and Wineport Lodge, there is certainly plenty on offer here for the perfect stag or hen party weekend.
As for nightlife, Athlone is the largest town in the Midlands, so there is no shortage of nighttime spots here, from Sean's Bar, which holds the Guinness World Record for the oldest pub in Europe, to the Prince Bar and the Karma Club. Club.
Booking your stag party with The Stag's Ball could not be easier. Simply scroll down to our unique Build Your Own section. Create your stag party exactly how you want it and click book. Once the booking is in our system, all you have to do is input your group members’ emails and you're done. Each member gets an automated invite allowing them to RSVPand pay their own way. Members only having to pay for the items they want to do. All you have to do is look after yourself. We have also automated payment reminders so you don't have to chase people down for money. Keep an eye on what each member is doing, and who is and isn't attending. Easy peasy lemon squeezy.
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