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archive-title Monthly Archives: June 2016

Monthly Archives: June 2016

You can watch the Game of Thrones finale in a pub.

  All this season of Game of Thrones, you’ve had the opportunity to watch the episodes in a pub. Foleys on Merrion Row have been having regular screening parties every Monday night upstairs in the bar. The pitch is simple, you get to watch your favourite show with similarly respectful fanatics, but you also get […]

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‘Whipping the herring’. The bizarre 19th century tradition for getting drinking money

    The following is an extract from the book ‘Have ye no homes to go to? The history of the Irish pub’ by Kevin Martin.   Dunlop recounted the ‘ludicrous tradition’ prevalent among butchers in Dublin called ‘whipping the herring’. On the last Saturday of Lent, one of their number dresses in sheepskin, to […]

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Pub jobs in Dublin 21st June 2016

  Here’s all the latest bar jobs available in Dublin city at the moment. If you have jobs to add to this list, please email us at publinie@gmail.com We’ve added the date that these jobs were listed at the end of each one.   Full time bar person with experience required in The Bankers on […]

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Phone charging stations in pubs. More of this please.

    We’ve been hoping for a phone charging solution in Dublin pubs for the last few years now. We even suggested that pubs might buy some cheap chargers and cables, and leave them in sockets around the pub. It could be very handy. At the moment, your best chance is to leave the phone […]

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9 of the best gin bars in Dublin

Of all the best gin bar lists in all the world, you had to read ours. Frankly my dear, I will have a dram. Hello ginthusiasts. We’ve done our best to put together a list of pubs and bars in Dublin that have some of the best selections of gins in the city. We also […]

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