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Address: 13 Main Street, Athlone, Ireland
Phone Number:
+353 90 649 2358
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Today
10:30 - 00:30
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 - 23:30
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 00:30

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enjoyed a most pleasant drink in beautiful surroundings;made feel really welcome and will be returning again

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
PatKilkenny
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Galway, Galway, Ireland
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Galway, Galway, Ireland
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

enjoyed a most pleasant drink in beautiful surroundings;made feel really welcome and will be returning again

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Thank PatKilkenny
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I visited Athlone town for the day and when walking along the streets decide we would go into this pub for a pint. We found it to be a quaint and friendly place with that beautiful permeating scent of burning peat. Lovely ! ... If we are ever back in Athlone, we will call in again. Apparently... More 

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Wicklow, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had to visit the oldest pub in Ireland when in the area and we were glad we did. As I was driving I only had a coffee but my wife tried 'Seans' famous Irish coffee and loved it. Our barman, Timmy was so friendly and a mine of historical information. When in Paris you must visit the Eiffel tower... More 

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Thank Des D
Bucks
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In Athlone for 3 nights I became hooked on this place. It's busy, does live music and attracts people of all ages. The locals and bar staff are all really friendly. There is something very special here that a lot of pubs lack, don't miss out!

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Dublin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We could only pop in for 1 drink, but if I was in Athlone again, I would return for the night, great pub, great atmosphere and lively music.

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Enfield, Meath, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited friday 27th 5 woman aged 30 to 40. Pub was super busy. 3 of our group are smokers so we went out the back. There is very little seating could really do with more also could do with a few more toilets. Pub was rocking and the band was fantastic we all loved them. Good priced drinks and... More 

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Thank Jenny L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you fancy a great night out with fab music go here. Pint are very good and staff are great, a very busy pub, but well worth a visit.

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Thank Sspierin
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a very special night at Seans with my amazing wife. The service is exceptional even though the bar was busy... The music venue out the back is greay craic.. my wife even head banged to live and let die.... Got to love this place and Athlone !!!

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Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a really fab night out here & the atmosphere is terrific. Everyone is so nice & it has a lot of history to the building. Taxis are outside so that was very handy. Visit you will have an enjoyable evening.

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Dublin
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having heard about Sean's Bar, we just had to make a visit. Old world charm along with young ultra-friendly staff made it well worth the stop (along with a couple of extremely tasty pints of Guinness!!). We sat at the bar & the barman chatted away as we waited the obligatory settling time of the creamy pint. Soon we were... More 

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