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Here's why this pub in the Dublin mountains is just the best place to be on a sunny day

Some views.

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NESTLED IN THE foothills of the Dublin mountains – not far from Sandyford – is an old school pub with a gem of a beer garden.

And it’s called The Blue Light.

It’s best known feature is its spectacular views of Dublincity from its outside area

The view from the local #bluelight #pubview #bar #summernights #summerdays #finally #scenary #instapub

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Which makes it the perfect pub for a drink on a rare summer’s day

This was my route cycling to work this morning #bluelightpub #cycling

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Because the crowd gathers when there’s even a hint of sun

Part of our Dublin pub tour #summer2015 #bluelightpub #dublinmountains #dublincity #ireland

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It’s absolutely worth the trip up the winding road to get there

Grand auld day #dublin #ireland @carol_farro89

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And when dusk falls on a warm evening, it just gets better

#Dublin, you're looking well 💙. #Guinness #LovinDublin #NoFilter #BlueLight

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And one enthusiastic Trip Advisor review agrees with the sentiment:

Stopped in here for a pint the other night and honestly I have never seen Dublin look so amazing. Having lived in Dublin my whole life I have seen it all but my breath was actually taken when I walked out to see it in its glistening glory at night from this great little pub!

It’s an absolute gem of a spot

And on a sunny day, it would make you thirsty thinking about it

The sun is shining, melting the clouds away, got me some blue sky action, I'm breathing today 🎶

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