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“Great pub, brilliant atmosphere.”
Review of Sean's Bar

Sean's Bar
Ranked #1 of 17 Nightlife in Athlone
Certificate of Excellence
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Offaly
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25 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great pub, brilliant atmosphere.”
Reviewed December 29, 2012

This is the oldest pub in Ireland, and it must be doing something right as it's packed every night of the week. Brilliant atmosphere and a great pint. It's definitely not one of these places that goes overboard to create an atmosphere. It does it by itself.

Visited January 2012
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Galway, Ireland
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380 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
“Oldest pub in Ireland”
Reviewed December 28, 2012

Dating back to 900 A.D.
It's a little bit small, but you must go.
With live music almost every night in the week.

Visited December 2012
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Philadelphia
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62 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“first stop in Ireland”
Reviewed December 27, 2012

Since its the oldest Bar,t his was the Pub we chose for our first Pub stop in Ireland. It was warm and cozy and the people were very friendly. Guiness and snake bites didnt disappoint.

Visited November 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great pub for an old one”
Reviewed December 13, 2012

Nothing to dislike. Great pub, nice location, great atmosphere, great Guinness. Easy walking distance to town centre.

Visited June 2012
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“Great bar...tender!”
Reviewed December 11, 2012

I went in to seans on my way through to Galway! The place itself is mildly interesting ..what realy put a damper on the experience was the cheap newspaper clipouts in the wall cases which I assume supposedly act as an affirmation, that's just the small lows which were blown away by the impression left by the sophisticated and unboundfully beautiful bartender Steve :)

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