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Sun Spots and Beer Gardens on Dublin’s Northside

The Barbers, Grangegorman At the front of The Barbers there is a cul-de-sac in which you can bring a few seats (within a certain area) and have yourself a drink. The spot gets quite a lot of sun and if the stools are gone, there’s plenty of standing room and kerbs to sit on. It’s […]

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Thursday Tipples at The Church. 2 for 1 cocktails and more.

The Church on Mary Street refers to itself as ‘Dublin’s most beautiful bar’, and it’s hard to disagree. We’ve often waxed lyrical about what a stunning venue this is for a meal, drinks, or a night out. Now, we’ve come across another reason to visit, especially on a Thursday. Thursday Tipples in The Church is […]

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Dog Friendly Pubs in Dublin

It has become increasingly common for pubs to allow dogs into the pub to accompany their owner for a few scoops, some food, and for the dog, a few treats and a bowl of water. Some pubs have seen a real uptake in custom as a result of encouraging dog owners to join them. Some […]

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The new look Cellar bar in The Church.

If you’re looking for a weekend cocktail and food spot or an elegant room for a party, The Church on Mary Street have just recently renovated their downstairs Cellar Bar. We popped our heads into the launch party to check it out for ourselves. Settle in to a booth and enjoy a cocktail from their […]

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McGowan’s of Phibsboro celebrates 70 years in business.

When you think of long established and family run pubs in Dublin, you tend to think of places like The Gravediggers in Glasnevin or other traditional spots of that type. Your mind might not automatically go to a large late bar known for its association with teachers and nurses. With that in mind it might […]

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11 pubs for the quintessential Irish Coffee in Dublin

Since the 1940’s the Irish Coffee has been a staple of Irish pubs and bars here and abroad. It’s a winter warmer that keeps you toasty and perks you up (so long as you don’t go mad on them). A shot of whiskey, a spoon of sugar, some rich roast coffee, and a head of […]

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Saint Amond, Patron Saint of Bar staff.

While on Saint Patrick’s day we give thanks to Ireland’s for the day off work and that affair with the snakes a few centuries ago, he’s not the only one that should be celebrated at this time of year. A friend of mine used to tell me that there was a patron saint for people […]

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There’s a craft beer and spirits Bazaar coming to a Dublin 8 pub.

57 The Headline pub on Clanbrassil Street continue to be at the forefront in the Dublin pub trade when it comes selling and supplying locally produced beer, gin, whiskey, food, and veg. Now they’re having an event upstairs in their gin bar to celebrate all of these element. They’re calling it a ‘Beer Bazaar’. They’ve […]

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