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archive-title Yearly Archives: 2016

Yearly Archives: 2016

In 360: Capitol Bar, George’s Street

We’ve recently been taking 360 degree photos of the insides of pubs to give you a better understanding of the layout. It might prove handy when considering booking a party in a pub you’ve never visited before. Just click and drag on the image below to rotate it and look around.      

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Craft beer specials and deals.

Generally speaking we pay a bit more for craft beer. That’s to do with economies of scale, and the quality of quantity of ingredients used. There’s several pubs around Dublin that have, on certain days, a reduced price for craft beer. here’s a few of them. As with all of our lists, if you know […]

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Black Friday deals in Dublin pubs.

A select few Dublin pubs have decided to get in on the discounting action and offer some cut price food and drink.   Sweeney’s     Sweeney’s on Dame Street will be offering everything on their food menu for €5 all day on Black Friday.     Mary’s Bar   When you find out Mary’s […]

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Sure there’s Brendan Grace and Pavarotti in a pub.

  This one doesn’t need too much explanation. We came across this photo of Brendan Grace and Luciano Pavarotti in McGrattan’s in the lane off baggot st after a performance in the Olympia. According to the photo, they had dinner in Mcgrattans in 1996. There’s a photo I bet you didn’t think existed.

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Turkey, beer, NFL: Thanksgiving celebrations in Dublin pubs.

In Dublin we’re blessed by the presence of our American cousins from across the Atlantic. Some of them have made a home here, some work here, and some are just visiting. They’re all very welcome. One of the hardest things about being away from home is missing big events like birthdays, Christmas, and Thanksgiving. So, […]

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Serendipity and hospitality in the Lord Edward

  Last night we were in the Lord Edward in Christchurch with a friend for a few drinks.The room upstairs is a red velvet shrine to Robert Emmett, with muskets, pikes, and swords adorning the walls. Overlooking Christchurch you can see the trees outside getting tossed about in the cutting wind, while inside the fire […]

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We’re throwing a big pub quiz and we want you to come!

  We’re putting on a Publin Pub Quz! On December 7th we’ll be putting on a really big pub quiz. We’re hoping to see all of you Publin devotees there to finally put some faces to names, and also to raise some money for a very deserving cause. On the night we’ll have a fairly […]

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9 Christmas party venue ideas

Listen. I’m sick of Christmas chat getting earlier every year, and you’re sick of Christmas chat getting earlier every year. But the fact of the matter is that you have to book now to avoid disappointment. We’re putting together here a list of pubs that would be good for big and small Christmas parties for […]

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5 meal and drink deals for Irish rugby matches.

During the test series, a few pubs will be running special promotions during games, pairing food and drinks to give you a bit of value.   Kennedy’s- Roast beef sandwich and a pint €12     Kennedy’s on Westland Row has a number of screens around the bar and provides a traditional setting to watch […]

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Bourkes is coming together.

Here’s 3 photos, taken 2-3 days apart showing how the front of the new ‘Bourke’s’ bar is coming together. It’s likely to change even more in the coming months as the bar finds it feet. Bourke’s is attached to Whelans next door and replaces what was their off license.  

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A new Trump themed beer called ‘Darkest Hour’ launches today.

  The Two Sides Brew Co today launch a beer called ‘Darkest Hour, trumped up porter’. I’m betting they wished they could have launched an alternate Hillary Clinton beer instead. The description reads as follows: Nose; Dodgy smell from this one, rotten core. Taste; Bitter. Lot of “isms”. Tons of doubt. Lacking etiquette. Finish; hardly […]

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