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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 friendly staff irish coffee great guinness open fire great night few drinks saturday night old style visiting athlone
What the pretty pictures don't tell you is the overly aggressive bouncers and the rude staff. Went there with 6 friends, we are all in our sixties. Refused to serve us because there were too many of us,.
On our drive from Dublin to Galway, we just had to stop at Sean's Bar in Athlone since it's the oldest bar in Ireland (I think it's recently received the status of oldest bar in Europe, but not 100% sure).
So we made a pitstop....More
Still trying to wrap my mind around age of the location and standing the test of time. And when in Ireland for my 1st time and to experience my first Guinness at SEAN's Bar is one heck of an experience. Be sure to stop in...More
I was on a tour with 40 people and the tour guide called ahead to see if they would open early, at 10:30. I'm sure the owner was glad he did. Probably 30 of those on the bus hit the oldest pub in the world...More
If you are coming to Ireland and you are going to be remotely near the centre of Ireland in your travels, you'd be mad not to drop into one of the world's oldest pubs and irelands oldest, Sean's bar.
Even if it didn't have the...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 !