Moate Bike Hire
Moate is on the Cloghatanny River, also known as the Moate Stream, which is a tributary of the River Brosna. The confluence between the Cloghatanny and Brosna is 7.5 kilometres (4.7 mi) to the southeast of Moate, or 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) west of Clara.
The Mullingar to Garrycastle section of the Dublin-Galway Greenway (cycleway) was opened on 3 October 2015 by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny In Moate. The cycleway links Moate to Athlone and Mullingar on a 3m wide 40 km long cycleway.
The disused Moate railway station was built by the Midland Great Western Railway to connect Dublin and Galway and opened on 1 August 1851. It closed for goods traffic on 2 December 1974, and closed for passenger traffic on 27 January 1987. Parts of the film The First Great Train Robbery (1979) were filmed on the local railway. The train station depicted as ""Ashford"" is actually Moate Station.