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

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Great bar

Full of atmosphere. .. a great wee bar the old feel of the front bar hasn't changed in years ( the oldest bar in Ireland ).. it is small in front bar.. but they had loads of... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Full of atmosphere. .. a great wee bar the old feel of the front bar hasn't changed in years ( the oldest bar in Ireland ).. it is small in front bar.. but they had loads of seating out the front with a huge seating area come smoking area out the back.. a great way to facilitate all the visitors... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a great little pub in the middle of Athlone. Sawdust on the floor should not put you off. Lovely beer garden in the back. While we were there a wedding barbecue was in full swing. Great atmosphere and really lovely staff. Traditional music was playing in the bar. We had a lovely afternoon there. Well worth a visit. Reported... More 

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Thank Ybarry
New Milford, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed in Athlone on a tour of the country and were recommended Sean's Bar by a local. It's a classic old pub with sawdust on the floor and just a bunch of people enjoying a drink and a good night. The badges, patches, and hats from police and fire depts. around the world are a great... More 

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Thank Brett M
Cardiff
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great atmosphere and absolutely lovely staff. Very friendly staff especially the curly haired girl. It is always good craic in Sean's bar with live music especially at the weekend.

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Thank Aine B
Roscommon, Ireland
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

No visit to Athlone is complete without a visit to Sean's Bar. Great craig, great beer, great atmosphere and very professional and friendly staff.

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Thank Harry S
Tipperary, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My 2 friends and I called into Seans bar for a couple of drinks after a meal. It has a good sized beer garden out the back and the cost pub section too. Great live music too. Good mix of age groups there . Would return.

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Thank CarolO68
Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

my husband and i were staying in Athlone and felt no visit to the town would be complete without a visit to Sean's Bar the oldest in Ireland.WE WERE NOT DISAPPOINTED.It was a very lively spot with people both old and young coming and going all evening while traditional songs and tunes added to a jolly atmosphere of laughter and... More 

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Thank mary m
Trim, Meath, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely atmosphere, great Guinness. Not too badly priced. Doing the trade of the town! Would love a bar like this near home.

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Thank A12345MU9UJI
Cathy M, Manager at Sean's Bar, responded to this review

Hi A12345MU9UJI, Good to hear you enjoyed the atmosphere and the pint when visiting....Thankfully the price of a pint in Sean's and in Athlone is no where like you see in the city pubs.. You'll have to visit us a bit more often if you don't have a " Seans " type pub near you!! Hope we'll see you soon... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

They serve delicious Irish coffee in an intimate old fashioned atmosphere with great service. It is very close to Athlone Castle.

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

Dea GilandGor, Great to hear that you enjoyed great service on your visit to the pub.. Irish coffees are our speciality so I'm glad you like it. We are very fortunate to be located right beside Athlone castle and the river Shannon. Thanks very much for your review and I look forward to seeing you in Sean's again soon! Kind... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great Traditional bar with great Staff Location: best location in the town for nightlife. Every night there is a great crowed with great music. Staff: the staff are brilliant top class service, even when the bar is Busy they get to you without any fuss. One staff member stud out to me was Nadine, makes brilliant cocktails and serves with... More 

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Thank deckie12
Cathy M, Manager at Sean's Bar, responded to this review

Dear deckie 12, Thank you for taking the time to review Sean's bar and lovely to read your positive comments. I'll pass on your feedback to all the staff and especially to Nadine. Really appreciate you recommending us as the best location in town. Hope we'll see you again soon Regards Declan More 

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