Athy is enjoying a period of significant growth in the retail and commercial sectors, driven by a high influx of new residents in the many quality housing developments under construction.
Athy also presents itself as a perfect setting for recreation. There are two superb golf clubs very close to the town and opportunities to participate or spectate in numerous other activities. Athy hosts an exclusive collection of artefacts associated with the life of Ernest Shackleton, there is a vibrant retail sector with many unique shops trading alongside the multiples. Of course there are ubiquitous bars with restaurants and other social outlets which will keep you entertained in your leisure time.
Local amenities and planned infrastructural developments cannot be bettered, and Athy is considered by many to be one of the premier satellite locations in the greater Dublin area.
For businesses, Athy is well served by the professional sector with the banking, accounting, legal and insurance sectors well represented, additionally there is an active Credit Union serving the Community.