Not much there except bragging rights to the oldest pub in Ireland. You might as well go there, take a picture, then move-on.
Its what Irish Pubs are all about, Good Crowd, Good Drink, Good Music, Good Craic! And for added entertainment, Sawdust on the floor as well! Toilets could be cleaner however, but maybe that was pubs in the 1950s, or the 1150s!
This is a quaint little pub with an uneven floor that slopes down to the Shannon. Front of bar is traditional with occasional musicians and an open fire. Middle of bar is like someone's front lounge. Rear of bar is a roofed beer garden with heaters. Pints are good hear and if the crowd in one zone is not your... More
Place was hopping every night of the week. Great Service, good music and reasonably priced drinks. The oldest pub in Europe ( Circa 900 ad ). Don't leave Athlone without a visit and bring your camera.
Oldest pub in Ireland, well that's what they claim, and it's backed up by a certificate on the wall from The Guinness Book of Records. It's a basic Irish pub with live music from 10pm on the night we were there (Wed), it's a quirky little place with sloping flagstone floor and sawdust spread across, the walls are covered with... More
Sean's Bar in Athlone holds the official record of being Ireland's Oldest pub. That is according to the Guinness Book of Records, a fact the management proudly stand by! During renovations a couple of decades ago they found a wall made of wattle, proving the pubs vintage of over 900 years. A small bit of this is on display in... More
Brilliant... Definately worth a visit. Irelands brilliant... Made moreso by these nights out ... Fullfills all expectations. Slainche!
really nice, quant pub. Lovely atmosphere. the staff were really friendly and happy for children to come in durign the day. A perfect spot for a drink while waiting on hte river cruise!
While staying in a hotel in Athlone we paid a vist to Sean's pub after a meal one night. We only stayed for one as we had our kids with us 5,10,14 nice pub with a real old irish look about it. Its the oldest pub in Ireland I think and appears in the Gusiness book of records...def go again...
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