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Sean's Bar

13 Main Street, Athlone N37 E9H2, Ireland
+353 90 649 2358
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A group of us (10 30/40 year olds on our annual trip away) went for a few there on a recent... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Andrew R
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Great pub, friendly bar staff

Seans pub is just around the corner from the castle. Easy to find. Had to come here to see the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Judith Q
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13 Main Street, Athlone N37 E9H2, Ireland
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"oldest pub in ireland"
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"great atmosphere"
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"beer garden"
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"live music"
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"the pub"
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"traditional music"
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"smoking area"
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"pint of guinness"
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"friendly staff"
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"irish coffee"
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"great guinness"
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"open fire"
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"few drinks"
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"great night"
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"saturday night"
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"old style"
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"visiting athlone"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A group of us (10 30/40 year olds on our annual trip away) went for a few there on a recent Saturday evening. Had approx 3/4 rounds when the barman enquired if we were a stag, which we weren't.. Half hour later we were all...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Seans pub is just around the corner from the castle. Easy to find. Had to come here to see the oldest pub in Ireland. Great pub - Had a pint of Guinness and a pint of cider. The bar man was very friendly. He told...More

Thank Judith Q
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great cup of Irish coffee! Friendly staff and a nice outdoor area. Stopped in after the Viking cruise!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fun night had by all. Great atmosphere. Staff friendly. Locals friendly. Need more tables in beer garden

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Seans bar is the best bar in Ireland. The porter is mighty and the beer too..It's a mighty lively pub.its where the craic happens.staff are friendly too.its clean and comfy maybe a little too comfy.we never ask to leave.And as for the beer garden it's...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved Sean’s Bar! Friendly, great old pub with a beer garden in the back near the River Shannon. We enjoyed our stop‼️

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You have to try the homemade whiskey - loved the pub all the way around! The staff were a lot of fun and the establishment was unique. How could you not love the oldest pub in Ireland?!

Thank Nikki C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sawdust on the floor, honestly Good welcome, friendly staff Nice Guinness Society will enjoy, trad music too

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great bar - everyone should visit .. great atmosphere and great DJ - big outdoor beer garden and super clean bathrooms 🤗

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The world’s oldest bar? Perhaps. It’s small, packed full of stuff on the walls. The bartender had worked there 32 years. They have their own beer which some might say is better than Guiness.

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car0lfitzgerald
February 7, 2017|
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Response from Cathy M | Property representative |
yes we have music every night. music starts about 10pm. trad/ballads/accoustic each night . hope to see you soon
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rumgurl
December 28, 2016|
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Response from Cathy M | Property representative |
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
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Grainne M
October 4, 2016|
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Response from Cathy M | Property representative |
Hi Grainne, Thanks for your enquiry. On a Saturday night we do not hold reserve areas due to the size of the pub and the crowds that visit the pub on a Saturday night. We can hold a space up to around 6/7pm if that suited... More
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