Sean's Bar, Athlone

4.4
Sean's Bar is a pub in Athlone, Ireland, notable for its claim of being established around AD 900, which would make it the oldest bar in Ireland and possibly all of Europe.
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  • We made it a point to come here on our trip through Ireland this past fall. It added a little extra travel time one day but was well worth the visit, you have to stop in the oldest pub in Ireland...  more »
  • Thee oldest bar, we stumble across Sean when walking back from the castle. It’s a most!! Please visit, and enjoy a warming Irish coffee or a chilled beer. You’re able to book a guided tour with a...  more »
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  • The pint of Guinness that my sister has looked lovely. The atmosphere was great. It was the only pub that I ever saw one man (American) down a pint of Guinness in 50 seconds. Weird.
  • Irelands oldest bar.. allegedly ;-). very traditional look & feel bar with genuinely friendly staff & lots of international visitors when we visited. good prices and knowledgeable staff when it comes to the whiskeys local & national. well worth a visit when you are in the area or want to tell your friends you have been in Ireland's oldest bar
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