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archive-title Yearly Archives: 2017

Yearly Archives: 2017

12 of the best people watching spots in Dublin pubs.

Sometimes you just want to sit inside and watch the world go by. There’s something relaxing about being inside, sipping a pint, while the world goes by in organised chaos. We’ve picked a few spots with the perfect vantage points to people watch. If you have more to suggest, send us a message via social […]

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The Bank was voted best pub in Dublin for food.

  At the recent ‘Hooley in The House’ celebration of 200 years of the Licensed Vintners Association there were two awards given out. One, which was won by Kehoes of South Anne Street, was for best pub in Dublin. The other was for best food in Dublin. That distinction went to The Bank on College […]

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Behold, the deep fried creme egg is here.

  From the pub that brought you the deep fried mars bar. Adelphi on Abbey Street are always good for a headline grabbing concoction, whether that be their aforementioned deep fried mars bars, or their gourmet hot dogs. Now, just in time for Easter, they’ve got another treat in store. Deep fried creme eggs are […]

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Work appears to be underway on the old MacTurcaill’s

(The mosaic is visible once again) MacTurcaill’s on Townsend Street closed in March of 2015, and since that time the building has lain vacant. There has been an ‘Opening Soon’ sign in the window for so long that it lost it’s meaning quite a while ago. We would often get inquiries from the public and […]

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Kehoes has been voted the best pub in Dublin.

  On Friday of last week the Licensed Vintners Association celebrated 200 years in existence. At the end of the ‘Hooley in the House’ there was a presentation for ‘Best pub in Dublin’. The award was presented by Deirdre Devitt and the children of the late Oliver Hughes, who operated the Porterhouse Group and passed […]

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The Good Friday prohibition is staying put.

  Last weekend The Sunday Times reported that Minister for Justice, Frances Fitzgerald, had rejected calls for the lifting of the prohibition on selling alcohol in pubs and off licenses on Good Friday. The decision was apparently made because it might have appeared that the government were sending mixed messages with relation to alcohol. I.e. […]

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Throw a dice and pay the price for Guinness.

  Oscars in Christchurch have another promo that makes for an interesting headline. During Thursdays in April, they’ve got a deal where you can roll a dice and pay the price for a pint of Guinness. So, if the dice lands on €1, that’s what you pay. Same goes for €2, €3, €4, €5, €6. […]

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There’s a new club we can all get behind; a gin club.

  It’s like a book club but instead of reading a book, you drink gin. 57 The Headline on Clanbrassil Street have recently turned part of their upstairs into a dedicated gin bar area, serving a wide selection of mostly Irish gins. Now, they’ve launched a gin club to connect new and existing gin suppliers […]

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12 of the best small pubs in Dublin

A small pub can be a great thing. It can have the atmosphere of a large one, packed into a smaller setting. Generally, in a small pub you’re more likely to get chatting to people outside of the group that you walked in with, and you’re likely to have more of a chance for a […]

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The Pogues have their own official whiskey.

  This one was news to us until yesterday. The Pogues, not known for their temperance when it comes to alcohol, apparently have their own official whiskey. Other groups such as Iron Maiden have come out with the own ‘Trooper Beer’ in the past, so it’s not uncommon for musicians to delve into a market […]

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