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This ‘Whiskey of the month’ is about as rare as it gets.

  Last year The Long Hall on George’s Street celebrated 250 years in existence. A huge achievement and a significant milestone. To celebrate, the pub teamed up with Powers Whiskey, which was established not long after the pub and started it’s existence on John’s lane near Thomas Street. Together they created a whiskey blend unique […]

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The 3 snugs of Doheny and Nesbitts

  Doheny and Nesbitt’s has been a landmark pub in Dublin since it opened in 1867, and especially so since it got it’s name in the 20th century. D & N is one of the remaining Victorian era pubs of Dublin, and so it has the design characteristics of this period. One of these characteristics […]

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7 Christmas Party venue ideas in Dublin

We’re having a look at some potential Christmas Party venues for those of you that haven’t already booked. We’ve tried to spread them around the city a bit to give options wherever you might be located. We have another article with 9 other options that might also be of interest- Link. If you need help […]

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A place for a party: The Barge

  The Barge at the top of Charlemont Street by the canal is an incredible building on the inside. If you have a big enough corporate group, you could book out the entire bar.     Alternatively, they have many areas that are easily segregated into semi private spots. There’s the downstairs bar area, the […]

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10 pubs to get delicious comfort food in Dublin

    The Hill- Everything     The burger selection is top of the list in The Hill in Ranelagh. It’s made by the Ugly Duckling. The Pittsburgh, The brisket, and The Po Boy would all be comfort food favourites for anyone in the mood. Alternatively, just look at the rest of the menu!   […]

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Wiseguys, a new weekly table quiz on Tuesdays

  The quiz is a staple of the midweek calendar in Dublin pub culture. Pitting your wits against others, and bickering among friends as to who has the right answer. Oscars in Christchurch now have a new Pub quiz to add to the calendar. It’s a 12 week league called ‘Wise Guys’. They operate the […]

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Here’s a good idea from O’Donoghues: Pub Postcard beer mats

  O’Donoghue’s, with it’s live traditional music associations tends to get a good amount of overseas visitors in. They’ve done something quite clever to broaden their appeal and make sure that more and more people pay a pilgrimage when they’re in Ireland.   They have specially made O’Donoghue’s postcard beer mats. On the front is […]

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10 things to do this week in Dublin pubs.

  A gin tasting tray in The Church   The Irish Gin tasting tray… Guaranteed to take your mind off the Irish weather, unless your into that sort of thing….. 😒 #thechurchdublin #ginandtuesday #irishgintastingtray A post shared by The Church | Bar & Restaurant (@the_churchdublin) on Sep 12, 2017 at 12:12pm PDT Have a tasting […]

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It’s #DublinAmber week! Celebrate and raise money for ALONE.

  Today see’s the start of Dublin Amber Friendship Week, an initiative by the Licensed Vintners Association to raise money and support ALONE, a charity that supports older people to age at home. 300 pubs across Dublin have been selling the Guinness Dublin Amber Ale, which was created to celebrate 200 years of the existence […]

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Having a late Christmas Party? Book a Publin pub crawl

  Christmas party season is one of the busiest times of years in pubs, but not every office, trade, or profession can have their actual Christmas party in the month of December or on the right side of Christmas. For some, their industry is so caught up in the rush that they only have time […]

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Here’s where we went on our ‘New Pub’ Pub Crawl

Last Thursday we put together a Pub Crawl taking in 4 of Dublin’s newest pubs. We (John and Luigsech) guided a group of 14 people, giving them a bit of history and also exposing them to some new pubs that they had never considered before. As the 4 pubs we were visiting were all new […]

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9 pubs to host your Christmas party in Dublin

Any mention of Christmas this far in advance draws the ire of many people who dread the oncoming assault of Christmas talk and the ever advancing Christmas countdown. But, the reality of the matter is that a lot of businesses already have their Christmas parties booked, and availability gets scarcer by the day. We’ve put […]

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