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A real home from home

I've always had a great welcome from Frank's daughter Judith. This pub is the real thing, an... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Trilby2004
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
A great Irish Pub the way pubs used to be!

I've visited this pub for over 30 years when my folks first moved to Athy and the late Frank... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Charlie H
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Windsor, United Kingdom
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19 Apr 2018
“Toilets need a good clean”
2 Oct 2017
“A real home from home”
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23 Emily Square, Athy, Ireland
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+353 59 863 8416
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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely novelty pub with an old style shop in the front and a pub bit behind the swing doors. Landlady Judith is lovely. Toilets are in the yard in the back and needs a good scrub. Spiderwebs and mouldy toilet seats are not acceptable, even...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

I've always had a great welcome from Frank's daughter Judith. This pub is the real thing, an unpretentious grocer's shop and pub where old ladies sip pints of Guinness while watching Murder She Wrote or CSI Miami. I love visiting here when I'm in Athy.

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

I've visited this pub for over 30 years when my folks first moved to Athy and the late Frank O'Brien owned and ran the pub. A warmer welcome you won't find in Athy and in many ways it's a piece of Irish history preserved and...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2017

This is an authentic Irish pub which hasn't changed at all. There is a grocery shop as you go in and then you go in through salon doors to an old world pub. Walls covered with photos of local interest and loads of books. Staff...More

Thank bridandtom
Reviewed 13 March 2017

An honest to God, real and genuine Irish pub - with grocerys, sweets, fruit and place at the back of the shop for a quick pint and a bag of crisps! There are so friendly and really interested in who you are and what you...More

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