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8 pubs for a great Breakfast in Dublin

The Full Irish is a legendary concoction of the best of Irish meat, eggs, and trimmings. Where better to enjoy this traditional Irish breakfast than in the most traditional of Irish settings, the pub.   Ned O’Sheas     In Ned O’Shea’s on Lower Bridge Street you can get a Full Irish breakfast with tea […]

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J.P. Mooneys, the new pub on Nassau Street.

  We stuck our heads into a pub that just opened its doors on Nassau Street, J.P. Mooneys. It replaces what was once The Blarney Inn.     It’s quite a spacious pub that is spread over 3 rooms, each with various alcoves and areas that are separated partially from the other areas.   The […]

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A number of Dublin pubs are now producing their own whiskey.

The future will see a number larger number of Dublin pubs joining forces with distilleries, contracting them to produce their own personalised whiskeys available for sale in the pub. A large number of pubs are already doing the same with craft breweries in the city. At the moment, we know of a few pubs who […]

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The Headline have a new ‘Article 50 Brexit Stout’

  2 and a half years ago when our neighbours had just voted to leave the European Union, a brewery and a pub in Dublin got together to make a beer to mark this significant event. ‘Big Mistake Brexit IPA’ was made by Two Sides Brewing Company and sold in 57 The Headline on Clanbrassil […]

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Phil Lynott and the pubs of Dublin

Every January people from around the world come to celebrate the life and music of one of Dublin’s favourite sons, Philip Parris Lynott. The annual ‘Vibe for Philo’ was held last Friday in Whelans on Wexford Street. For he last 2 years we’ve run a Phil Lynott pub crawl bringing people around the pubs that […]

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Phil Lynott’s Old Town Pub Crawl. Friday 4th January

  Back by popular demand! To coincide with the celebrations for Phil Lynott’s anniversary, we’re doing a special pub crawl on the 4th of January. We’ll be running ‘Philo’s Old Town’ Pub Crawl, exploring Philo’s life, music, and his connection with Dublin. On the 4th we’ll be starting at 4pm and finishing around 7pm, just […]

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Con Houlihan in the pub. Statues, busts, and paintings.

  Con Houlihan was one of Ireland’s best known and well respected  sports writers of the last century. He wrote eloquently detailed articles about a range of sports for the Irish Press, Evening Press, and Sunday Press. It’s no secret that a lot of his time was spent in the various pubs of Dublin. Some […]

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Dublin pubs with live music 7 nights a week

Dublin is a city blessed with musical pubs. A lot of places to in for a bit of a trad session only at the weekend when it’s busy, but some places have musicians playing mostly traditional fare every day of the week. Here’s a few spots that are good for a music session and have […]

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7 New Pubs to visit in Dublin over the Christmas

Several new pubs have opened up, are in the process of opening, or have undergone a name change at the moment in Dublin. Here’s a list of 8 new spots to try out over the Christmas period.   The Big Romance     The Big Romance describes itself as ‘a new vinyl bar serving a […]

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8 pubs to settle in with a pint in front of a fireplace.

On cold Winter nights in Dublin the pub can be a saviour for those looking for a bit of comfort. Here’s a few pubs where you can grab yourself a pint and cosy up beside a roaring fireplace. These pubs are our selection. If you want a more comprehensive list of pubs with a fire, […]

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