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archive-title Yearly Archives: 2017

Yearly Archives: 2017

Inside the Freemason’s private member’s bar.

    On Molesworth Street among the art galleries and auctioneers there’s a building that many people will walk by, but few will realise it’s significance. The Grand Lodge of the Freemasons of Ireland is located a stones throw from the Dáil and has been there since at least 1725. Some would describe it as […]

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11 pubs to to get a delicious cheese board in Dublin.

Cheese can be the perfect accompaniment to a good beer, wine, or whiskey. Luckily, in each of the pubs named on this list, they have a good selection of all of those drinks. So, pick a spot, sit down, and order some cheese.   Peters Pub   The serene Peters pub near Stephens Green shopping […]

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Trace your ancestry in the pub with professional genealogists.

  O’Shea’s Merchant on the quays started a very interesting initiative last summer to cater for visiting tourists in a way that not other pub (to our knowledge) has thought of doing. They partnered with Ancestry genealogists, The Ancestor Network to give visitors to the pub the chance to speak with a genealogist and to […]

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An amazing gin selection in an unlikely place.

  Maybe that should read ‘a seemingly unlikely place’. You’d expect to see a gin selection spanning 80 gins and a few metres of shelf space in the newer craft beer bars, or an upmarket gastro pub, but that’s not where we’re talking about.     Buskers in Temple Bar have been slowly amassing over […]

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The pub in frame: An online exhibition. #1

Photographer Gary Teeling has for the last several months been traversing the city centre and beyond on a mission to collect and document the pubs of Dublin. The old pubs, the new pubs, the traditional pubs, the trendy pubs, the local pubs, the tourist pubs. All of them. He has very kindly allowed us to […]

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A place for a party: The Beerhouse on Capel Street

  So, you’re looking for a spot for a party. You want a part of a bar, but not a completely secluded function room. You want the option of Irish craft beers, pizzas to eat, maybe a fireplace for when you get cold, plenty of seating, and a nice atmosphere. Well, you can get all […]

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Maybe some day…

  Maybe some day we’ll have a place by this name… Thanks to Publiner Oonagh good for the photo. And yes, we know that there’s a pub called ‘Publin’ in Budapest. Loads of people have been good enough to send us photos of it. @publinie you following me!?#Budapest pic.twitter.com/6XNWhupZwH — NoDisKo Dublin (@NoDisKo) December 10, […]

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5 Dublin pubs to watch Klitschko v Joshua

Anthony Joshua takes on Wladmir Klitschko on Saturday. Katie Taylor will be fighting Nina Meinke on the under card. We’ve put together a list of pubs that will be showing the action.   McGowans     McGowans in Phibsboro will have all the action on their 12 screens, followed by a late bar afterwards. Email […]

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Mayfest in Ranelagh. Music, craft beer, food, and late nights.

  May, and the promise of warmer weather, are fast approaching. In Ranelagh, McSorley’s are going to ease you into the Summer with a whole month of festivities. They’re putting on live music 7 nights a week, including Bootleg Beatles, Skinny Elvis, Luna Boys, Mood Indigo, and loads more. So, if you’re in and around […]

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Explore the centuries old tunnels under a Dublin pub.

  Renovations have been ongoing in Molloys on Talbot Street, which is now under new ownership and management. During the renovations they started to explore the extensive underground tunnels that lie beneath the pub. It’s one of the 16 remaining Victorian era pubs of Dublin, in that it retains the design characteristics of the time. […]

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Tivoli Backstage is now ‘Stage 19’

  Tivoli Backstage on Francis Street has undergone a small renovation at the front and has now become ‘Stage 19’. It’s a really good space both as a live music venue, and a place for party bookings. We’ve booked the whole downstairs bar for party functions before, and we have to say it’s one of […]

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