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“Oldest Bar in Ireland”
Review of Sean's Bar

Sean's Bar
Ireland
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Oldest Bar in Ireland”
Reviewed October 9, 2012

This is a quaint bar that boasts it is the oldest bar in Ireland. It has a rugged feel to it, with sawdust on the floor. It's a busy bar with lots of tourists stopping off for a look and a pint of Guinness. The night we visited there was a local band playing traditional music so there was a great atmosphere. Definitely worth a visit.

Visited October 2012
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Dublin, Ireland
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Best bar in Ireland”
Reviewed October 7, 2012

When in Athlone no trip would be complete without a trip to historic Sean's bar!
We just love to soak up the traditional music and of course the Guinness on Saturday afternoon.
This is a great bar with reasonably priced beer and fabulous atmostphere. Thanks John and Maria.

Visited October 2012
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Dublin, Ireland
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313 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
“A must visit in Athlone”
Reviewed October 7, 2012

This is a place not to miss while in Athlone. The bar is old and old style with great music sessions. The bar staff are friendly and efficient. Give the extension at the back of the pub a miss unless you have no choice. It is definitely not old world

Visited September 2012
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Dublin, Ireland
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209 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“Excellent Bar”
Reviewed September 25, 2012

An excellent bar, great buzz and a great example of a good Irish pub. Very busy but the bar staff were quick and efficient. I would suggest a visit if you are in Athlone

Visited September 2012
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Hong Kong, China
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83 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Old World Pub”
Reviewed September 24, 2012

Worth a visit to go back 100 years in time, in decor not in prices :) Great atmosphere pub and a must to visit even for one drink in Athlone. I have met some famous people in this pub such as Hugh Dennis (English comedian)

Visited February 2012
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