Generations of Love at The Shamrock Lodge Hotel, Athlone

The award-winning Shamrock Lodge Hotel invites you to begin your married life with your family and with ours where our experienced team provide happy couples with a unique location on beautiful grounds, a very personal service and the promise of an amazing day. Weddings have always been special to The Shamrock Lodge team and we have been a landmark wedding venue in the Midlands for over 60 years.

The hotel has been fortunate to welcome generations of families’ share their special day at the hotel. In turn, other momentous occasions such as christenings, communions and graduations are all part and parcel of the generation theme. Just two examples of these special families are highlighted below:

Three Generations of Love

Photo one – Jack and Gladys Gorman (Nee Murphy), 1959.

Photo two – is of their daughter’s Wedding Ann (nee Gorman) to Noel Lackey, 20th June 1980.

Photo three – is Noel and Ann’s son Noel JR who married Angkana Lackey, 8th December 2015.

A Family Tradition

Patsy and Maureen Mullin, Athlone, on their Wedding Day, 6th June 1966

Patsy, Maureen and their family returned to The Shamrock Lodge Hotel for their 50th Wedding Anniversary on the 6th June 2016.

5 of Patsy and Maureen’s children have had their Wedding receptions at The Shamrock Lodge Hotel:

John and Jeanette, Patrick and Siobhan, Mary and Joe, Ann and Christopher and Mark and Deborah.


An infectious passion filters throughout the whole team at The Shamrock Lodge and we pride ourselves on looking after each wedding couple’s every wish. We feel we succeed in making couples feel that the hotel is their own for their day, nothing is too big an issue. We give our couples 100 per cent attention at all times from the very first show around, great quality food and great service in a comfortable, beautifully furnished venue. Guests are greeted upon arrival with genuine warmth and graciousness that sets the tone for the entire day. The hotel itself is unique in Athlone, in the heart of Ireland, in that you are a stone’s throw from the bustling town centre yet there is a country feeling in our private grounds and gardens.

Whatever your plan, theme or ideas, The Shamrock Lodge Hotel invites you to visit us for a show around to see how we can make your day a very special one. Get in touch with our amazing Management Team on 090 649 2601, email on or visit our website at

We invite you to ‘Let Our Family Look After Yours’ at The Shamrock Lodge Hotel, Athlone.




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