Spring Time Adventures for those Longer Days

spring Athlone hotel

This spring the heart of Ireland is offering Adventure, Excelleration, and New Discoveries. Spring brings a new start, fresh travel ideas and longer days to make those ideas a reality. Why not find out for yourself the amazing adventures you, your other half, your friends, and your family can take.…

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Why Celebrating Nollaig na mBán is Important

Nollaig na mBán

    What is Nollaig na mBán?       Nollaig na mBán is an old Irish tradition celebrating the huge contribution Irish women made in society. It was a day of rest for women who would have traditionally undertaken all the household chores for Christmas along with caring for…

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Ireland’s Sacred Centre: Mythology, Mystery & History

Ireland's sacred centre

  If you’re looking for something different or something that will give you that wow factor during your stay at Hodson Bay Hotel in Athlone then go to Ireland’s sacred centre,  the Hill of Uisneach. Mythology, mystery and history shroud this once incredibly vibrant sacred site. Learn of the Sun…

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Athlone Castle, A Place to Visit

Athlone Castle stands proudly on the banks of the River Shannon in Athlone Town. If you are looking for a hotel near Athlone Castle then Hodson Bay is the perfect choice. Athlone Castle is a fantastic structure with an even more fantastic history associated with warriors and leaders from various…

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