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archive-title Yearly Archives: 2017

Yearly Archives: 2017

A drone’s view. The Church from a different angle.

When you have a building as stunning as The Church on Jervis Street, you want to cover it from as many angles as possible. Ground floor photos of this incredible bar are spectacular enough, but they’ve gone a step further by taking some photos with a drone, inside and out.     As Dublin bars […]

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In 360: Generator Smithfield

We’re going mad for the old 360 degree photos these days. A while back we popped into Generator in Smithfield to take some new ones. We captured their main bar area and also their cinema room.   Generator is a hostel, so the bar here is an excellent place to meet people from all over […]

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Video: The gin bar upstairs in 57 The Headline

  To the delight of all ginthusiasts, we bring you a video about the new gin bar upstairs in 57 The Headline. They’re known for their craft beer and devotion to Irish produce. Now they’re leading the way on gin. They’ve opened up a new gin bar on the 1st floor. It’s a cosy setting, […]

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Video: Where to get a good Irish coffee in Dublin

  We’ve put together this quick video showing you lots of places to get a good Irish coffee in town. There are, of course, loads of other pubs to get one. |In fact, most pubs will serve you one. The golden rule with an Irish coffee though, is not to order one if the bar […]

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The Sackville Lounge is closing

  Our friends over at the Come Here To Me blog have reported this morning that, after talking to the bar staff in The Sackville Lounge off O’Connell Street, they can confirm that the Sackville is closing it’s doors very soon. Ciarán has done a good job talking about some of the history and memories […]

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Video: Quick Look: JK Stoutman’s

  We take a very quick look around JK Stoutman’s on James’ Street as a place for throwing a big party. There’s loads of seating and standing room, a big screen, a pool table, and very reasonably priced drinks. Maybe a good spot for a gig or a pub quiz.  

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Keith from ‘The Office’ is hosting an Office pub quiz in Dublin.

  The TV show themed pub quiz has become rather popular in Dublin over the last while. There’s been quizzes relating to The Simpsons, Arrested Development, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. Father Ted, and other comedy shows that seem to inspire fanatical devotion. Now it’s the turn of ‘The Office’, but this one has a […]

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From the archives: A female publican in 1900

  Women publicans are still rare enough in this day and age, never mind in 1900. At that time the pub was mostly the preserve of men, both in terms of ownership and patronage. Perusing the Licensed Vintners Association archives last year we came across one document that stood out from all else. It started […]

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Superbowl parties in Dublin pubs 2017

    IMPORTANT: You should read this notice from The Woolshed on their facebook page about why they can’t stay open for the whole game tonight. We’re trying to find out if other pubs have been contacted. LINK. The Superbowl and American Football in general has seen a huge surge in popularity over the last […]

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There’s a mini beer festival coming to Capel Street

  The mini craft beer festival at the beginning of the year is becoming a bit of a tradition in The Beerhouse on Capel Street. For most of the year they have an excellent selection of Irish and international craft beers, and a very good revolving selection of rotation beers. During the festival they get […]

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Wood fired pizza comes to The Living Room

  A few years ago pubs had just started to offer snacks beyond the humble (yet much revered) toastie. This came in the form of the frozen pizza, cooked in a small counter top oven. Since then, we’ve moved on a bit. Welcome as those €10 pizza and pint deals were to those who were […]

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Artwork in The Dame Tavern.

  There’s a lovely photo hanging inside Dame Tavern depicting an average night in the pub. It’s great when the artwork reflects the patronage. It’s a small pub that inspires affection and return business from a loyal and expanding base of customers.

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