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Shopping Breaks in Athlone

If you love shopping then, you are going to adore Athlone. This town is like a shopping paradise with plenty of shopping malls and stores from small boutiques to the high street located around the town, to suit everybody’s needs. Our staff here at Creggan Court Hotel can simply direct you to the right path and to give you some helpful tips too.

Below are some marvellous shopping stores that you can check out while staying with us at Creggan Court Hotel.  

Celtic Roots Studio

Celtic Roots Studio is situated at Ballinahown village, on the N62 route, in County Westmeath, only 9 minutes from our Creggan Court Hotel.

This studio consists of a workshop and a gallery space with an informational centre that displays historical artefacts, which are made from bogwood.  Celtic Roots Studio sells handcrafted bogwood gifts, pieces of jewellery, personalised items with engraved messages, and other crafts work from various craftsmanship.

The studio caters a tour, Économusée Tour and Demonstration, for the general public to visit.

Shop opening hours: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on Tuesdays to Fridays. 11:00am to 5:00pm on Saturdays. Closed on Mondays, Sundays and Bank Holidays.  

For further information about Celtic Roots Studio, visit 

celtic roots studio bogwood hand crafts

Golden Island Shopping Centre

Golden Island Shopping Centre is located at Golden Island, in Athlone town, just 8 minutes from our Creggan Court Hotel.

Experience the tremendous shopping quality in Golden Island Shopping Centre with over 40 different retail outlets such as Tesco, Penneys, Argos, Claire’s Accessories, Diesel, Carraig Donn, Wallis, Elverys, Burger King, Boots, Park Jewellers, Peter Mark, Dealz, Bookstation, Costa Coffee, L&N Butchers and more to choose from.

Car parking: Free, covering over 1,000 car spaces

Opening hours: Mondays to Wednesdays 9:00am-6:00pm, Thursdays to Fridays 9:00am-9:00pm, Saturday 9:00am-6:00pm, Sundays 12:00pm-6:00pm

For more details about Golden Island Shopping Centre, visit  

Captivate yourself into the 6-screens IMC Cinema Athlone at Golden Island Shopping Centre. For cinema films and times, click here.

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Left Bank Mall

Left Bank Mall is based on Pearse Street, in Athlone town, 12 minutes from our Creggan Court Hotel.

Left Bank Mall contains vibrant, elegant and sophisticated outlets businesses such as Corin Bishop Photography; Bee Hive Salon; The Laser and Skin Clinic; Road Less Travelled Restaurant; Loaves and Fishes Restaurant; Trizone; Kadee Bridal Boutique; Little Luxuries.

Car parking: Over 100 parking spaces located close to the Left Bank Mall

Opening hours are from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm on Mondays to Saturdays. For additional details about Left Bank Mall, visit 

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Burgess of Athlone 

Burgess of Athlone is located on 1-7 Church Street, in Athlone town, merely 11 minutes from our Creggan Court Hotel.

Burgess has been the longest established department store in Athlone town and in Ireland.  This department store combines contemporary fashion and style with a heritage sense from Ladies, Menswear, Children's, Lingerie to Homewares.

Car parking: Ample public (pay and display), nearest carpark is The Strand close to the rear entrance of the store.

Opening hours: Mondays to Saturdays 9:30 am - 6:00 pm 

Visit Burgess of Athlone for more information.  

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Athlone Towncentre Shopping Centre

Athlone Towncentre Shopping Centre is situated in the heart of Athlone, which is 8 minutes from our Creggan Court Hotel.

Athlone Towncentre Shopping Centre is the Midlands largest shopping centre and it offers over 60 huge brand names under one roof. Choose from the national and international brands such as TK Maxx; Zara; Vero Moda; Tommy Hilfiger; River Island; H&M; Next; Eason; Oasis; Sketchers; O’Brien's; Pamela Scott; Clarks; Starbucks plus more.

Car parking: Over 1,200 weatherproof car parking spaces. All day parking €3 in the long-term parking zone. Several disabled and mother & baby parking spaces available.

Opening hours are 7 days a week from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, with extended hours on Thursday and Friday evenings until 9:00 pm.  Visit Athlonetowncentre for additional details.