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The Three Jolly Pigeons

Open Now: 12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Open today: 12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
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A well-earned reputation for its traditional music sessions and warm atmosphere

Located on the side of the N55 road north from Athlone to Cavan this is a traditional pub that's... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2018
John M
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Lyon, France
Great small town Irish pub with a great owner

I stopped by The Three Jolly Pigeons because I have a picture of my Great Aunt standing in front of... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2017
PatrickO604
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Louisville, Kentucky
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Nov 4, 2018
“A well-earned reputation for its traditional music sessions and warm atmosphere”
Sep 20, 2017
“Great small town Irish pub with a great owner”
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

Located on the side of the N55 road north from Athlone to Cavan this is a traditional pub that's over 200 years old and mentioned in Oliver Goldsmith's play from 1773 called "She Stoops To Conquer". The original building has been renovated over the years...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 20, 2017

I stopped by The Three Jolly Pigeons because I have a picture of my Great Aunt standing in front of it that was taken in 1926. It was not open but the owner pulled up while I was there. He had two people with him...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank PatrickO604
Reviewed January 4, 2017

I always drive past on my way back to the airport. This time being home we decided to visit. It filled every expectation. The welcome was brilliant. The pints were surreal and we will be back

Date of experience: December 2016
3  Thank mula6
Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

Called in for a pint while passing and fell in love with the place, from the thatched roof to the sash windows and welcoming fire this pub has it all, anyone with an interest in Oliver goldsmith should pay It a visit. We've been back...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed October 19, 2015

We've been back twice since the time of review and am still happy to give a five star report again. My best recommendation would be for those in motorhomes or touring caravans.....if ( as we did ) you fancy over-nighting at a genuinely traditional Irish...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed August 10, 2015

We stopped by for a spot of tea on our way out to the Cliffs of Moher. What a neat little find! The owner was friendly and chatty and even offered us scones from the local bakery. Probably more of a spot for a drink,...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed July 15, 2014

We stayed here with our caravan on our way home from a local event. The ample free parking and free WiFi encouraged us to stop and boy-oh-boy are we glad we did ! In an age of plastic, fake paddy-whackery this is the real deal!...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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