Sean's Blog

Sean's blog will keep you up to date with pub life at Ireland's oldest pub. As well as keeping you updated on the latest news from Sean's, we will also share old stories from Athlone and the Midland's

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Daily Historical Talk and Tour of Ireland's Oldest Pub

We are delighted to announce that our daily tour and historical talk at Sean's bar will continue throughout the winter months and into next season. Hosted by Timmy Donovan of Sean's bar, visitors will be welcomed by the open turf fire place and given a detailed history of the pub dating right back to 900 AD. Daily tour starts at 11am.

Launch of Sean's Bar Whiskey T-Shirts

To celebrate the launch of Sean's bar Specially Blended Irish Whiskey we are delighted to announce that we have added a new T- Shirt to our merchandise collection. The T-Shirt is light grey with the logo in black. The reaction from visitors has been very positive to date.

Enjoy a Midlands Whiskey Experience at Sean's bar

Following on from the very successful launch of our specially blended Irish whiskey, Sean's bar is delighted to announce that we have teamed up with Midlands Whiskey Experiences to offer this unique opportunity to learn about the history of whiskey in the Midlands and to taste a variety of whiskeys all produced in the region.

CNN begin investigation to discover the world's oldest pub

CNN's 'Great Big Story' production team arrive into Sean's bar and interview Timmy as part of their investigation into the World's oldest pub. The video is due to be aired later this year.

Sean's bar launch new whiskey

With over a thousand years of history we at Sean's bar have decided it was time we launched our own whiskey range. Our first is a specially blended whiskey, matured in bourbon casks and is now available to buy by the shot or by the bottle at the bar

Today FM's Dermot & Dave show broadcasts live from Sean's Bar

Sean's bar was delighted to host Today FM's Dermot & Dave show on Friday April 7th. The comedic duo were in Athlone as part of their national tour.

BBQ Season Launch at the Boathouse @ Sean's

Sean's bar and Savoury Fare Food Company launched their 2017 BBQ season on Thursday March 30th.

Learn to pour the perfect pint of Guinness

Learn how to pour the perfect pint of Guinness at the home of Ireland's oldest pub. The six-step ritual's as legendary as the beer itself - from the 119.5 seconds it takes to pour to the iconic surge and eventual settle.