SUPPORTER TRAVEL INFO: Your guide for the trip to Connacht

12 January 2017

London Irish supporters are reminded that this Saturday’s British and Irish Cup fixture against Connacht Eagles in Athlone is a pay on the gate game only.

Tickets are priced at 10 Euros for adults, 5 Euros for students/OAP's/youth and free admission for children under 14.

The main stand seats up to 600 people with tickets available on a first come, first served basis.

Please see below to see what Athlone has to offer:-

First of all, if you’d like to get straight to the ground, there’s a bar and restaurant on site. For more information on this please visit


Grogan’s of Glasson Pub and Restaurant – This is the furthest pub from the ground in terms of distance, however it is very highly rated and is said to be set in a very cosy environment. This venue is around six minutes from the ground by car.

Con’s Bar – Con’s has been at the centre of the Mullingar pub scene since 1983. Famous for quality lunches and its modern & plush surroundings. Con's pub located on Dominicks Street Mullingar, is an integral part of the social scene since 1983. Previous winner of the Black & White pub of the year.

Murphy’s Law – Murphy’s Law is renowned for value for money on food and drink and is located in the centre of town. It is six minutes away by car to the ground.

The Ritz Gastropub – Reviews of this venue were such that it was described as a “beautiful restaurant and bar”, it is situated six minutes from the ground by car.

The Prince Bar – With great food and atmosphere, The Prince Bar is eight minutes from the ground by car.


Thyme Restaurant – This particular restaurant is rated number one on the list of bars and restaurants in Athlone. It is described as “superb” and is six minutes away from the ground by car.

Corner House Bistro – Described as an accommodating restaurant with a varied menu, the corner house bistro is just five minutes from the ground.


Bastion Kitchen – Reviewed as a “wonderful local find”, the Bastion kitchen is a quaint tea room located in the centre of town. It is eight minutes from the ground.

Coffee Haven – For all of you coffee lovers, this seems the place to be. It comes highly recommended online and is situated six minutes from the ground.

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