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All reviews oldest pub in ireland great atmosphere beer garden the pub live music traditional music pint of guinness smoking area irish coffee friendly staff great guinness open fire great night few drinks old style visiting athlone definitely worth a visit
Sean's bar has so much history. Its a must visit! There's nothing quite like settling in with a lovely Irish Coffee next to the fireplace and getting to hear the story of Sean's, the history of Irish Whiskey and more.
We had planned to just...More
Right near city Centre and the oldest Pub in ireland and arguably the World. Dating back to 900 AD!! Quaint and has its own personality. Gotta try one of Sean’s original stouts, whiskey, more. Excellent!!
This bar can trace its roots back to 900ad. That alone is amazing but they back up their claims with section of the old wicker wood walls and manor coins. The main reason to go is they are also a brewery/distillery, and yum! They have...More
While visiting the bar on a family function we encountered the most rudest barman ever. He was totally unprofessional to a friend who spoke with an English accent.
I have been in Sean's most of my life and have never experienced such a rude person...More
Ah Sean’s, I don’t know where I would be today if it wasn’t for Sean’s bar to brighten me up any time I’m feeling rather thirsty!
Always plenty of music everyday during the summer, and on weekends other times during the year.
Bar staff all...More
This is a bar which is steeped in history. A mural nearby commemorates Mark Begg an early Athlone entrepreneur who once owned this bar and started the first stagecoach service to Dublin.
This bar is full of character and characters. It is often packed to...More
It was the only place I ask to visit when my family and I went to Ireland. The history is amazing! The staff was very friendly as well as telling in great detail the history of Sean's. If your planning on a visit to Ireland,...More
Hi rumgurl, hope all is well with you. Yes there are trains from Heuston station Dublin to Athlone daily. We are only a five minute walk from the train station in Athlone. If you were planning to visit us for a night there... More
Hi rumgurl, hope all is well with you. Yes there are trains from Heuston station Dublin to Athlone daily. We are only a five minute walk from the train station in Athlone. If you were planning to visit us for a night there are some great hotels in town to choose from too such as the Sheraton, Radisson Blu , Prince of Wales or Shamrock Lodge. See you soon !