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Address: 13 Main Street, Athlone, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 90 649 2358
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12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun 12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 12:30 am

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This is a class old world inn when wet they have sawdust on the floor and they now also have an area out the back where a dj plays some times.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a class old world inn when wet they have sawdust on the floor and they now also have an area out the back where a dj plays some times.

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county durham
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39 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We came into town one night to go to a few pubs. We went in Sean's bar first and didn't leave. It seems like a tardis from the outside and when you first get in but out the back is lots of additional seating areas which I would imagine would be great in the summer. Guinness was lovely. Very friendly... More 

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Thank stacey k
Athlone, Ireland
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Sean's is Ireland's if not Europes oldest pub. It is a traditional pub with a surprising twist. It is located near the impressive athlone castle on the west side of athlone . When you enter the pub you will find a cosy and lively old world traditional pub , it is small and full of old world charm with an... More 

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Thank marco212091
Cathy M, Manager at Sean's Bar, responded to this review

Dear Marco212091, Great review of our pub, thank you so much. You really painted a lovely picture of Sean's with the cosy fireplace, great live music and atmosphere. We've live music both by the fireplace and outside in the beer garden every weekend so always a great choice. Thank you for recommending us and I hope to see you again... More 

Newport, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great friendly pub. Good ale i.e. the black stuff Guinness. Good music and good company. Nice friendly locals. We will return at the first opportunity.

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Thank themayorsminder
Cathy M, Manager at Sean's Bar, responded to this review

Dear themayorsminder, Thanks for taking the time to review Sean's bar and great to hear that you received a friendly welcome.. We've a great pint of Guinness.. but we also have our own beer selection specially brewed for Sean's so I hope you'll get to try those next time your in. Really appreciate the recommendation and look forward to welcoming... More 

Newbliss, Ireland
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Unreal venue!! Was very unsure of this old pub we had heard of! How wrong were we!! Have told all my friends about this bar and the next time we visit Athlone we'll surely be here!! Really loved the live music in the smoking area! Great place over all..

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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If your looking for a goodnight out this is the place to go. The night we visited there was a great rock band and the bar was so full. Everyone was friendly. Only downfall was the toilets were tiny!

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Thank Michelle29s
Cathy M, Manager at Sean's Bar, responded to this review

Hi Michelle, Thank you very much for taking the time to review Sean's bar. Great to see that you'd recommend Sean's as the place to go in Athlone and that you found everyone to be friendly.. We have two live acts every weekend in Sean's so plenty of choice. Hope to see you again soon, Kind Regards, Declan More 

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Was here on Friday night as part of a hen party, staff were so lovely, great atmosphere in the pub. We all had a blast

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Thank carol s
Cathy M, Manager at Sean's Bar, responded to this review

Dear Carol, Great to hear the positive feedback on your night out in Sean's and that you all had a blast. I will pass on your comments to all the staff.. We've live music both in the beer garden and in the main bar so always a great atmosphere in the pub. Hope to see you in Sean's again soon.... More 

Traverse City, Michigan
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62 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The REAL oldest bar in Ireland. A beautiful little town with a beautiful old old old little bar. We were able to taste some beers made specifically for them an d review the history of this quaint bar. John, a local, was sitting at his usual spontaneous at the corner of the bar and was more than happy to tell... More 

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Thank Debbie812
Cathy M, Manager at Sean's Bar, responded to this review

Dear Debbie812, Thank you for your review and nice to hear that you loved Athlone as well as Sean's bar. No matter what day you come into Sean's you'll get to meet both locals and tourists. I will pass on your regards to John. Thanks again and hope to see you again soon in Sean's. Kind Regards, Declan More 

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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cozy and friendly with great live bands /entertainment. Also has an outside smoking area with a bar and looks a lot bigger than it is. Lots of little snugs also

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Thank Carrina L
Cathy M, Manager at Sean's Bar, responded to this review

Dear Carrina, Thanks for your feedback on your visit to Sean's bar and its lovely to read you had a great night. The open fireplace is cosy and nothing nicer than sitting beside it with an Irish coffee or a pint of Guinness. We are lucky to have a large courtyard out back which is suitable for party's/live band's. Thanks... More 

Naron, Spain
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Is the oldest pub in Ireland. Is good for have a drink there and enjoy the place. They have music in live and is not expensive. Really good for have a nice time

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