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Publin on Ireland AM TV3

Publin was asked to be one of three of the best new Irish apps on Ireland AM on the 6th of November 2013. Here you can catch our appearance and learn a bit more about the Publin apps. View the video at this link.

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Halloween parties in Dublin

Here’s your guide to fancy dress Halloween parties in Dublin pubs and bars. Grafton Lounge– Sunday Shoutin becomes Sunday Screamin! They also have other events, including on the day itself.    JW Sweetman– DJs from 9.30, €5 entry. Tickets available from Tickets.ie Generator– Generator seem to be going for something different and describe their Halloween […]

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Christmas Party venues in Dublin

We get lots of requests from people looking for suggestions for Christmas party venues, so we decided to put together a list of suitable venues running packages for the Christmas season. If you would like to include your pub in this list, please send details to publinie@gmail.com. We would also be happy to help with […]

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10 cent price rise on Pints and spirits.

It’s been a day of wins and losses for pubs and other businesses involved in socialising and tourism. VAT remained at 9%, but excise on beer, cider and spirits have been hiked by 10 cent per unit (per pint for beers, and per measure for spirits). The price of a bottle of wine has also […]

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The end of Arthurs day?

Shouting out ‘To Martha’ or ‘To Llamas’ last night would have been received as well as  getting up on the table and doing Gangnam style. The gag is officially dead and nobody wants to be the last one to use it. By all accounts Arthurs day this year was a much more toned down affair […]

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Arthurs day deals 2013

Arthurs day is once again upon us. Although it divides many, it still proves to be popular amongst revelers in Dublin looking for some live music and an atmosphere. We have compiled a list of free and cheap pints for the day that’s in it, including deals from pubs choosing to celebrate Irish craft beer […]

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Publin, the drinks pricing and deals app for Dublin pubs launches.

Release Publin, the drinks pricing and deals app for Dublin pubs launches. Dublin, Ireland, 17th September 2013 Publin.ie will today launch their applications for iphone and android. The apps will give users the opportunity to locate Dublin city pubs, check out regular drinks prices and find over 500 drinks specials. Publin helps you find all […]

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The postcard from 1966

  The original postcard  For the most part, the emails we receive are from people wanting to find a venue for a party or inquiring about where to find cheap drinks, and not from retired military veterans from Minnesota with a factual correction on our ‘Dublin pubs of 1969’ map. It was an unusual email, […]

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Remembering old Dublin pub names

We receive a lot of daily requests for places to go, what pubs have what facilities,  and general queries about pubs in the ctiy centre, but we received one that started a snowball of information about the old names for current Dublin pubs. Hundreds of tweets and facebook messages later, we now have a massive […]

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Amlin cup and Heineken cup Pub deals

Here at Publin HQ we’re compiling a list of deals in pubs for free and cheap drinks for the Amlin and Heineken Cup Finals. Here’s our list as it stands. Keep checking back for more deals, as we’re bound to add further to this list by the time the HC final kicks off on Saturday. […]

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Several reasons why you should go to Thomas Street more often.

Local businesses around Thomas street have recently come together to highlight the fact  that the area is in decline due to what they call “State sponsored dereliction”, i.e. NAMA is letting buildings fall into disrepair. Link. We’ve always had a fondness for Thomas street, and specifically it’s pubs, so we’re taking it upon ourselves to […]

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What am I drinking from?

We’ve noticed some pubs and bars around the city are trying to branch out from the traditional glass to serve their drinks in something a bit more unique and distinctive. We thought we’d take you through a few of the more stand-out receptacles on offer in Dublin. Sahara Bar and Venue In Sahara they’ve elected […]

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