The Bastion Gallery in Athlone, County Westmeath stocks Irish products as a priority. Works from Dublin, such as jewellery by Alan Ardiss and Geraldine Murphy, along with Michael Kennedy Ceramics, and pieces from local midlands artists like ceramics by Jane Walsh, Maggie Dolan's felt work, and Mark Duffy's photography can all be found. The children's section has a wide range of fun toys and books, perfect for all ages.
The Bastion Gallery stocks books of local interest, maps of Lough Ree, and the shop itself brims with history. A gift wrapping service is also available for when you have found that special present.