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Great friendly Irish pub

Best pub in Athenry by a country mile. Mrs Dowling is great lovely warm personality. Good pint and... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Athenry, Ireland
via mobile
Top night(s) and best pub in Athenry!!

Myself and two friends came to Athenry for the first time to celebrate St Paddy's. It was... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
Lucy T
London, United Kingdom
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North Gate Street, Athenry H65 K540, Ireland
+353 87 288 7128
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Best pub in Athenry by a country mile. Mrs Dowling is great lovely warm personality. Good pint and great atmosphere esp at weekends when they have live music

Thank AthenryMan
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Myself and two friends came to Athenry for the first time to celebrate St Paddy's. It was absolutely fantastic and would recommend to anyone! We were staying across the street from Dowlings Pub and saw they had live music all weekend! We went in on...More

Thank Lucy T
Reviewed 14 March 2018

We were driving through Athenry from Dublin on our way to Galway. We ran across this pub and just happened in for a quick bit. The atmosphere was exactly what one would expect, locals enjoying a pint and talking up the latest. We just ordered...More

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Visited at the weekend and I think the whole town was there!! Very popular and there was excellent music playing too. Nice beer garden too.

Thank Mordenboy
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Had a fabulous evening drinking and chillaxing among the wonderful people that i found in Dowlings pub. What a magical spot. Could not recommend this place enough. WONDERFUL :)

Thank EthanCleary
Reviewed 14 October 2017

I have to thank the owner of Dowling's Pub in Athenry, Ireland, William Dowling - you were such a great sport when we invaded your pub in September. We were part of a very large group hosted by my travel agency, Expedia CruiseShipCenters, Summerside &...More

Thank PaulineW588
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Thus centrally located Pub offers a wide range of music at the weekends and holidays. The rustic décor is complimented by its friendly staff and owners. One of the few pubs in Athenry with a pool table.

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Top class pub great staff always a great night here.. 🍺🖒pool table juke box and great drink... highly recommend socialising here

Thank Kieran H
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Dropped in for lunch on my way to Galway. Simple, good quality food. There is a menu but the waitresses tell you what you can have. I had a Portuguese colleague with me and he was blown away by the whole experience. Great craic with...More

Thank jim k
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Lovely pub in the heart of Athenry.Owners are lovely and will go the extra mile if you are having a party or event here.Live music on a Saturday night is brilliant. Beautiful outdoor area.Would highly recommend if you are in the Athenry area

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