There’s a Mad Hatters Gin and Tea party coming to a pub

  The Hill in Ranelagh have been making lots of noise recently by hosting a series of mini gin festivals. Now, they’re hosting another event that has an air of mystery to it. On Saturday the 15th of June they will play host to an Alive in Wonderland Mad Hatter’s G&T themed afternoon tea party. […]

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Publin is now doing private pub crawls!

  For the last 6 years, Publin.ie has been a well respected resource for anyone planning a night out in Dublin or for anyone with an interest in the culture, history, and heritage of the Dublin pub. For that time, we’ve operated primarily online. Now, we’re starting something more offline. Publin will now offer private […]

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Vote now in the Irish Pubs Global ‘Best Pubs Awards’

  Voting is still open for one of the most prestigious pub awards in the country. The Irish Pubs Global Awards will be held later in October of this year, with the shortlist being announced on the 12th of July. Among the categories that the public can vote on and nominate pubs for are, Irish […]

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A new underground bar opens on Dame Street tonight

  Say hello to ‘Underdog’, Dame Street’s newest bar. It’s due to open tonight (Tuesday 4th July). There’s not too many details or photos yet, but we do know that Barry and Paddy, who are running the bar, have a really big passion for craft beer, so you can expect more than a few scrumptious […]

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When Patrick Kavanagh got a pint in the Zoo on Good Friday.

  Anthony Cronin’s book ‘Dead as Doornails’ is a wonderful recollection of his relationship with some of Ireland’s literary giants from the 50s through to the 70s. The book recounts the lives of Patrick Kavanagh, Flann O’Brien, and Brendan Behan, as well as others, as he knew them. The book recounts well their genius in […]

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The pub mirror that’s older than Ireland

  We came across a tidbit of history on The Long Hall twitter page that we thought was very much worth sharing. Once owned by Mr. Patrick F. O’Brien, an antiques enthusiast, the pub used to be exploding full with antiques of various kinds from around the world. It still retains some of those collected […]

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How many pubs are there in Dublin?

  In 2015 we went into detail in an article about how we arrived with the figure of 751 pubs in the Dublin area. We got that figure from the revenue list of pubs with a license. From that, we figured out that Dublin had 10.75% of the countries 6,984 pubs, despite having 27.11% of […]

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8 brilliant steak deals in Dublin pubs

    JW Sweetman- Monday €15     Sweetman’s Monday steak deal has to be put front and centre. It’s €15 for a steak, sides, and a pint of Sweetman’s craft beer. What amazing value that is.   Cat and Cage- Wednesday €15     Head to Drumcondra on a Wednesday to try a sirloin […]

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A pub in Santry is holding a pig racing event…

  We often get pubs sending us details on upcoming events, but one that we received yesterday was about as far from the norm as you can get. The Comet in Santry, which will be familiar to anyone who gets the 16 bus to the airport, or anyone who lives in the area, will be […]

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The Boars head will be open for the Lions matches

  If you’re looking for somewhere central and on the Northside to watch the Lions Test games, then The Boars head on Capel Street is a good shout. For daytime games they’re usually a popular spot for GAA, soccer, golf, and just about any sport you can think of. They’re not much different in the […]

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Gourmet pizza comes to Abbey Street.

  We’ve come a long way since the humble toastie. First came the frozen pizzas in pubs that were a handy filler, accompanied by a pint of a pitcher on special. Now, we’ve moved on to the real deal; proper oven baked pizzas. Adelphi on Abbey Street, famed for their gourmet hot dogs, are now […]

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Here are the pubs opening early for Lions matches.

Most pubs wouldn’t see a lot of trade in the wee, early hours of the morning. But, now they have a reason to open. The Lions are playing their first full test match against New Zealand on Saturday the 24th of June. We’ve put together a list of pubs that will be opening for this […]

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