Oldest Pub in Ireland


“Sean’s Bar is a pub in AthloneIreland. It claims to be the oldest pub in Ireland, dating back to 900, and received a certificate in 2004 from Guinness World Records repeating the claim.

Sean’s Bar is located on Main Street, Athlone, on the West Bank of the River Shannon, and was originally known as Luain’s Inn. It is often colloquially referred to simply as Sean’s.

During renovations in 1970, the walls of the bar were found to be made of wattle and wicker, dating back to the tenth century. According to Frommer’s travel guide, the bar holds records of every owner since 900 A.D.”

Source: Wiki


One thought on “Oldest Pub in Ireland

  1. Who would of thought it, the oldest pub in Ireland is in Athlone? I will make note to visit this pub the next time I am in Athlone!

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