Athy Heritage Centre-Museum

  • Famine/Rebellion Room
  • Religious Diversity Room
  • Shackleton Exhibition
  • World War 1 Exhibition


Athy is a designated HERITAGE TOWN OF IRELAND and the Athy Heritage Centre-Museum focuses on the history of Athy and the surrounding area.

Athy Heritage Centre on Irish TV

Click here to visit the video page.


Closing Date for Entries Friday 27th March 2015 No late entries will be accepted after this date Annual Cecil Day Lewis Literary Awards Competition 2015For Primary and Secondary School Student

Shackleton's Endurance

The retelling of the 'Endurance' story through music and words is an unique and innovative commemorative piece.

Buy the CD online now.



Shackleton Autumn School 2015

Plans are already afoot for The 15th Shackleton Autumn School which will take place on Friday 23rd October to Monday 26th October 2015 (The October Bank Holiday Weekend )



Cecil Day Lewis Awards 2015

7 May 2015

15th Shackleton International Autumn School

23 October 2015 - 26 October 2015

This project acknowledges the support of KELT and the LEADER Plus programme which is funded by the Irish Government and part-financed by the European Union under the National Development Plan, 2000 – 2006.