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archive-title Yearly Archives: 2017

Yearly Archives: 2017

Pub jobs in Dublin. 19th Jan 2017

  Here’s all the latest jobs in Dublin pubs for January 2017. Where possible, we’ve included what email address to apply to and the date that it was last posted.   Full and part time jobs available in The Boars Head, Capel Street. Drop in with a CV. (1st Jan) The Ivy Are looking for […]

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Free finger food for group bookings in the Bull and Castle.

  Here’s a good option for after work drinks this January and beyond. The Bull and Castle in Christchurch are offering free finger food to group bookings of 6 or more people, so long as the table is occupied before 6.30pm.   Upstairs in the Butchers Bar they have an excellent selection of the best […]

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7 new pubs for the new year

Towards the end of 2016, we made a list of 16 new pubs that had recently opened or were on the verge of opening. Link. Some of the pubs on that list, also make it onto this list, considering they opened so late in the year. We’ve also got some new additions that are more […]

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From the archives: The Guinness shortage after the 1916 Rising

  This is the second in a series of article that looks at documents that we found and scanned in the archive of the Licensed Vintners Association, who are celebrating 200 years in existence in 2017. The following document shows the immediate reaction of the Guinness company in St. James’ Gate t the 1916 reaction […]

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360 image: Generator, Smithfield

  We’ve created a 360 degree photo so that you can look around and get a feel for Generator in Smithfield. It’s a bar within a hostel. An excellent place to meet people visiting Dublin and to recreate the feeling you had of staying in hostels abroad. Check out the Jameson bottle chandeliers, the pool […]

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Old Town. Phil Lynnott in The Long Hall

  In the video for Phil Lynott’s ‘Old Town’ he visits some iconic Dublin locations, including the Ha’Penny Bridge, Howth Pier, the Stephen’s Green bandstand, and the quays. He also pays a visit, in a more somber part of the song, to The Long Hall on George’s Street. He sits alone at the bar with […]

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Low calorie cocktails for the New Year.

Capitol Bar on George’s Street are, at this stage, well established as one of the best known cocktail bars in the city. Their €5 cocktails are legendary. For the new year they’ve put together a low calorie cocktail menu for those that aren’t quite ready to have a dry January, but do want to maybe […]

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A place for a party: Kennedy’s Station.

Late last year downstairs in Kennedy’s on Westland Row went under a bit of a renovation. It’s under new management these days and the historic pub has been going back to it’s roots. The new underground area is called ‘Kennedy’s Station’, and captures a bit of the old history of the area (especially the old […]

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From the archives: Pubs destroyed and damaged in the 1916 Rising.

  January 2017 see’s the beginning of a year of celebrations marking 200 years of the Licensed Vintners Association, the trade body representing Dublin pubs. At 200, it’s the oldest trade association in the country. Towards the end of last year, the LVA allowed us in to see their archive, which dates back to it’s […]

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