Dublin pubs open on St Stephen’s Day

  There are likely to be a lot more pubs open on St. Stephen’s Day, but these are the ones that definitely are. Dice bar 5pm-1am The Hill The Black Sheep Against the Grain Alfie Byrnes The Gasworks Brew Dock The Beer Market Kehoes 1.00-8.30 Gin Palace 1.00-7.00 Trinity Bar open from 1pm The Bernard […]

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Dublin pubs open on Christmas Eve

  There’s always a few stragglers around town who want to have a last pint before heading home to the family. Traditionally, suburban pubs are very busy on Christmas Eve, but those in the city centre tend to clock off earlier to allow staff to get home more easily. We’ve put together this list of […]

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Press for service. When pubs had bells to call the bartender.

Over the last few months we’ve come across several pubs in the Dublin area that retain an old characteristic, now long out of use. Several pubs have bells in snugs, along the bar, and along the perimeter of the walls. While this might come as news to older patrons of Publin, we’ve never experienced one […]

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There’s a barber themed pub opening in Dublin.

  It’s called….The Barbers. It’s had a soft opening over last weekend and into this week and all systems seem to be a go. As with any new pub, it takes a while to find it’s feet and sort out the initial kinks, but they seem to be motoring well. The Barbers is in Grangegorman, […]

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10 Christmas present ideas for pub lovers

The clock is ticking in the countdown to Christmas and the time left available to get some Christmas presents. We’ve got a few ideas for presents big and small for the pub lover in your life.   ‘Have ye no homes to go to?’ by Kevin Martin     This year saw the release of […]

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The 12 days of Christmas in McGowan’s

  McGowan’s have their own take on the 12 days of Christmas, running from Monday the 19th of December up to New Years Day. They’re giving you a reprieve from the family and being stuck inside with a late bar every night that they’re open. Naturally, they’re closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, but […]

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One on the house. Pubs cooperating to help tourists.

  The Dame District is a great example of pubs cooperating to make an area more vibrant and popular. It used to be the case that pubs would compete aggressively for the same custom. Now, they realise it makes more sense to work together and improve what’s offered by the trade as a whole. We […]

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Pub jobs in Dublin 2nd December 2016

  There’s plenty of pubs looking for staff now in the run up to Christmas. Where possible, we’ve added into the listing how to apply, and when it was last advertised. If you have a job you would like added to this list, email publinie@gmail.com   Lounge staff and bar backs required in Kehoe’s South […]

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Video: A real hidden gem, Cleary’s on Amien’s Street

    We recently visited Cleary’s for the first time and were very impressed with what we found. It’s one of the cities oldest pubs, and is a listed building, yet it’s rarely given the same reverence as others around the city. Take a quick look around Cleary’s, soak up the history, and make plans […]

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In 360: The Cat and Cage function room.

We’ve been taking 360 degree photos of some of Dublin’s best pubs to give you a better impression as to how they look, and how big they are. Here we take a peek around upstairs in The Cat and Cage in their function room. It’s got a large capacity and they do finger food and […]

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