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Eamonn Rea’s bar in now ‘P. Duggan’s.

  Eamonn Rea’s on Parkgate Street has changed it’s name to ‘P. Duggan’s’. It’s still under the same ownership and management. They’ve just opted to change the name to put their own stamp on the bar. Ger, who runs P. Duggan’s named the pub after his brother who passed away in 2008. It’s a lovely […]

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7 Winter Warmers to enjoy in a Dublin pub this Christmas.

Part of the appeal of the pub during the Winter months is the level of snugness they provide compared to the harsh outdoors. This can take the form of food, drink, or some aspect of the location. We’ve put together 7 options for keeping warm in a pub and enjoying more than a degree of […]

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History in The Hill.

The Hill at Number 1 Old Mountpleasant in Ranelagh has gone through several owners and names over the years it has been in business. It’s an iconic building in Ranealgh, especially because of their stand-out sign at the top of the pub. We took a look through the Irish Newspaper Archive to see what we […]

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19 covered and warm beer gardens for Winter

If you’re a smoker or just enjoy being outside at all points of the year, then this list of covered beer gardens might be handy for winter or when the weather gets topsy turvy at other times. Most of them are well heated, some of them have blankets, and all of them are well covered. […]

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The dogs of Street 66. Photos from a dog friendly pub.

  Street 66 opened last year, replacing The Front Lounge and has been getting a loyal following from gin lovers and dog owners. The bar is one of the few in Dublin that are very openly dog friendly. As such, their instagram feed is chocked full of photos of dogs inside enjoying a pet while […]

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Yule go mad for this festive cocktail deal.

  The Adelphi on Abbey Street are giving everyone a little Christmas treat during the month of December. For the whole month, you can get 2 of the same cocktails for €10. That should prove to be fairly enticing to anyone who wants to have a cocktail in comfortable surroundings, and maybe even get a […]

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Where to get a Sunday Roast in a Dublin pub. 10 choices.

    Ryan’s Parkgate Street     Ryan’s are owned by FX Buckley’s, the best known family butchers in Dublin’s history, so it stands to reason that they’ll do meat and a Sunday roast very well indeed. Roast rib of beef, Yorkshire pudding, duck fat roast potatoes, confit garlic, sautéed cabbage & roast gravy €16.50 […]

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A new pub, The Belfry, opens this weekend in Stoneybatter.

The Belfry at 37 Stoneybatter has lain unused and closed for several years now. We would often get queries as to whether anyone had any plans to reopen the pub, especially given that Stoneybatter is thriving these days. We’re very happy to say that the pub is opening in a new incarnation this weekend. We […]

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Try the festive Turkey Burger in Bull and Castle

  Throughout the Christmas period The Bull and Castle in Christchurch will be serving up a special festive treat. They’ve put together a burger that combines all the best parts of a traditional Irish Christmas dinner. It’s a turkey burger that comes served with a layer of Crowe’s handmade bacon. On top of that is […]

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Keep the Christmas party going in McGowans.

  It’s Christmas work party season and they’re coming thick and fast. Most parties have been booked in pubs that don’t have a late license, which puts a bit of a time constraint on the night. You could plan ahead for the inevitable and put together a bit of a post party plan. McGowans in […]

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‘The Waterloo House’, the new bar in The Waterloo.

They’ve made a few changes upstairs in The Waterloo on Baggot Street. The mezzanine bar has undergone a renovation that harks back to the pubs days as a much smaller establishment. The pub was once known as ‘The Waterloo House’, and that is the name they have given to the new bar.   The Waterloo […]

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Gin baubles for your Christmas Tree are a thing.

  We came across this wonderful news on the Gin Palace’s Instagram page the other day. There are apparently now gin baubles that you can hang from your Christmas Tree. They’re made by Pickerings gin and there’s apparently a limited supply of them still left in The Gin Palace on Abbey Street. The Gin Palace […]

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1938, when the Lynch family bought The Swan

“Take notice that I, John Lynch, of 67/68 York Street, in the city of Dublin, do intend to apply at the next session for confirmation of the transfer of the 7-days License to sell beer, cider, and spirituous liquors by retail at and in the premises. No. 67/68 York Street, in the parish of St.Peter […]

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All the Dublin pubs with a fireplace.

It may be absolutely frizzling outside, but at least you can find solace in a cold pint and a warm fire. Here’s a list of pubs with fireplaces in Dublin city centre. We’ve added photos where possible and there’s a more comprehensive list at the end of the article.   Beerhouse, Capel street     […]

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