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Pubs in Dublin with air conditioning

  It’s hot. It’s very hot. Dublin doesn’t necessarily have the infrastructure to allow you to cool down in weather like this. We’ve been taking note for a while of pubs that have air conditioning. Here’s a few options. We can’t guarantee that they’ll have it on, but it’s likely they will and it’ll be […]

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There’s some welcome new food options in Stoneybatter pubs

A lot of pubs are going to lengths to provide some sort of food options to patrons, even if it’s just a toastie. It’s better than punters leaving and going elsewhere when they’re feeling a bit peckish. 3 Stoneybatter pubs are responding to the increased demand for food in pubs and are teaming up with […]

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Pubs Showing the final Ireland v Australia test match.

The Waterloo   The Waterloo on Baggot Street is a big rugby pub. They’ll be open and serving breakfast for the match.   The Boars Head     The Boars Head on Capel Street is an early house so will be open well in advance of the match. They have a full menu, including breakfast. […]

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5 ways to treat yourself in a Dublin pub

So you’ve just finished your PhD, you’ve just gotten engaged, you’ve taken the day off work to mark your birthday, or you’re just generally celebrating a significant life event. You’ll have a big bash at a future date, but you want to celebrate now and mark it in some way. Here’s a few ideas to […]

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The best pubs for traditional Irish music in Dublin

    The Cobblestone     The Cobblestone in Smithfield is well known as a home for non amplified traditional music sessions that attract some of the best musicians in the country. They run 7 days a week and strt early on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.   Ned O’Shea’s     Ned O’Shea’s is a […]

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Dublin pubs with NO TV. A refuge from the World Cup.

We have to face facts and realise that not everyone in Dublin is quite as excited as the rest of us with the prospect of a month of football on TVs. There should be an outlet or a refuge for those who don’t fancy being in a packed pub where everyone is gawping at the […]

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Bloomsday celebrations in Dublin pubs

    Calypso breakfast and readings in Kennedys     Every year Kennedys on Westland Row host a brilliant breakfast gathering. They serve a free calypso breakfast which consists of liver, kidneys, and a few other bits. There are also readings from Ulysses, as well as a brilliant performance of Molly Bloom’s soliloquy. In attendance […]

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The Publin guide to watching the World Cup in a pub

We thought it might be helpful to draw up a list of pubs that fulfill different criteria for different people and different matches during the World Cup. For example, for some games you might want a small pub with a lively atmosphere, in others you might want a bite to eat, or a beer garden […]

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9 Dublin pubs for a summer BBQ party

A number of Dublin pubs have the capability to put on a BBQ during the summer. Some are open to all and some are available to hire for private parties. Here’s a few options.     The Pav     The students go home during the summer, leaving the Pav open as a superb location […]

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The Publin Pub Crawl

  Explore the culture, history, and heritage that has made the Irish pub one of the most celebrated social spaces in the world.  Join us on the Publin pub crawl as we visit 4 pubs over the course of an evening, enjoying their warm and welcoming surroundings, fascinating stories, and even a bit of traditional […]

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9 of the best bars in Dublin to enjoy Gin.

You don’t need us to tell you how much gin has exploded in popularity in Ireland in the last few years. The selection is unreal and continues to grow. What’s more, so many of the gins now on offer are made here in Ireland. The thought put into their distilling, marketing, and presentation has really […]

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Say hello to ‘Lundy Foot’s’, the new bar in Temple Bar.

  We noticed a change of name and refurbishment a few weeks ago outside The Czech Inn on Essex Street in Temple Bar and wondered if the pub was completely changing. Well, upstairs will remain the Czech Inn (after some refurbishment of its own), but downstairs has been transformed into a new bar and restaurant […]

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