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Dublin pubs in film: Educating Rita in the Stags Head

Dublin has been used for a lot of big budget international productions such as Braveheart, Michael Collins, and Saving Private Ryan, and Dublin’s pubs have even gotten in on the act. We’re starting a series of article about movies scenes filmed in Dublin pubs. First up is ‘Educating Rita’ starring Michael Caine and Julie Walters, […]

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The ‘Pintmen’ of Dublin.

We came across this in the excellent book ‘Dublin pub life and lore’ by Kevin C Kearns. It seems bizarre that these men were referred to as ‘pintmen’, as if it were some kind of profession. I wonder was there more of a head on the pints in those days or whether they weren’t quite […]

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The Waxie Dargle pub has been sold.

The Waxie Dargle on Granby Row has been sold. The pub has been closed for a number of years now and appeared to be in a state of decay. There is no information on who has bought the pub. The pub was listed on Daft.ie at a price of €150,000 , which seems cheap considering […]

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