Athboy Opticians – Athboy Eye Centre

Welcome to, the website of the Athboy Eye Centre based in Main Street, Athboy, Co. Meath.

The Athboy Eye Centre offers a full range of ophthalmic services for all of your eye care needs including contact lenses, prescription glasses for all occasions including sporting, swimming and safety plus much more.

The Athboy Eye Centre is a family run opticians run by husband and wife team of Francis Farrell and Mairead Staunton (Bsc Optom, FAOI) who is a highly regarded qualified optician and a fellow of the Association of Optometrists in Ireland.

The success of the Athboy Eye Centre as one of the leading opticians in Meath can be attributed to a hands on, professional approach to customer service and a commitment to providing a wide range of budget, branded, sporting and swimming eyewear to it’s growing customer base.

Special offers from Athboy Eye Centre

As a leading Meath optician the Athboy Eye Centre offers a range of special offers which have proven to be very popular with a wide range of customers coming from not just the Athboy area but Navan, Kells, Trim and further afield.

Offers available at the moment include:

  1. Get two for one (frame and lenses) for all school children and students with free antiscratch;
  2. Free upgrade from Focus Dailies (contact lenses) to Focus Aqua Comfort for all customers
  3. All frames and lenses come with a minimum of a 1 year warranty against manufacturing faults
  4. Debs Offer get a contact lens teach with us and receive your first months supply of standard contacts free

Athboy Opticians Designer Styles

The Athboy Eye Centre also carry a wide range of leading, top end branded glasses at very competitive prices including

  • Guess
  • Gant
  • Skechers
  • Adidas
  • Oscar and Fitch


Bolle Safety glasses

Safety glasses are available also from such leading brands as Bolle for as little as €95. All our safety glasses come with a safety certificate made to EN-166 -CE


Sports glasses and swimming goggles

Many clients of this Athboy opticians have specialist requirements in areas such as sports glasses and the Athboy Eye Centre has seen a big jump in the number of customers opting for the Centro Style sport goggles which can be supplied in a rang of options and including a polycarbonate safety lens, case and cloth.

Prescription swimming goggles are also a big seller as many people are fed up with not being able to see clearly when they go swimming or are on holidays.

The Athboy Eye Centre offers the popular prescription swimming goggles from OptiSwim with prices starting from €45.


 Budget Spectacles at Athboy Opticians

Budget spectacles are also a popular choice, particularly in these difficult economic circumstances, and the Athboy Eye Centre can can supply budget glasses from as little as €45.00 or free once qualified under the HSE scheme.

Glasses Frames

The frames you choose for your glasses can say a lot about you and your personality. Francis and Mairead carry a wide range of frames ranging from metal frames to plastic to rimless to semi rimless-the options are really endless.


Friendly staff

Francis and Mairead are rightly proud of the friendly and professional service provided by their trained staff members Nikki Kelly and Joan Daly who will point you in the right direction when it comes to all of your eye care requirements including various accessories such as lens cleaning kits and anti fog spray.

Eye testing

Eye testing is carried out personally by Mairead at very competitive prices-€30 for adults, €25 for students and children and if you have a HSE medical card or qualify under the PRSI scheme your eye test is FREE. Visit our full price list here. Athboy Eye Centre is also fully equipped to carry out full drivers reports including commercial driver’s reports.


Please use the contact form to book your appointment today.

HSE Medical Cards and PRSI accepted

If you visit the County Clinic in your area to get your children’s eyes tested the voucher you receive can be used in our store towards either a free pair of glasses from our selected range. Or use your allowance of approximately €52 (for under 12’s) (€42 between 12 and 16 years old) against a pair from our extensive range and you will receive a second pair free as well as an antiscratch coating on all lenses. This offer means you can purchase 2 pairs of glasses with lenses from us from as little as €47

Mobile opticians eye testing service

Athboy eye centre also offers a convenient mobile eye service which is proving very popular with people who require the convenience of having an optician to call to them such as people in nursing homes.

Other locations

The Athboy eye centre also provide their ophthalmic services at Oldcastle in Lynch’s Pharmacy and in Kilcock at Callagy’s pharmacy.

You can make an appointment for any of these locations by using the contact form on this site or calling 046/ 948 7714