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best beer garden

You weren't happy with our list of Ireland's best beer gardens...

… so here are some more, as chosen by you.

WITH THE WEEK that was in it, we put a call out on Twitter for nominations for Ireland’s best beer garden.

We gathered your suggestions, but obviously there were some fine establishments not represented.

So, with your help, we’ve come up with part two of the list.


The Strand Inn, Dunmore East, Waterford

Nominated by Tony Corcoran who says:

It’s unbelievable in this weather, beach on the doorstep and great bands playing music outside.

via Tony Corcoran

The Blue Light, Sandyford, Dublin

Nominated by “Lloyd Christmas”

via Blue Light on Facebook

The Saratoga, Waterford

Nominated by Paul Fitzpatrick and Fergal Kelly

via Saratoga on Facebook

Towers Bar, Westport

Nominated by Stephen O’Connor

via Stephen O’Connor

The Moorings, Dungarvan, Waterford

Nominated by Thomas Meagher, Mary Jordan, Patrick Linehan, Marie Quinn

via Marie Quinn

O’Connell’s, Galway

Nominated by Clive Greally, Paul Maher, Ger Colohan and Nickie Walsh


The Glandore Inn, Cork

Nominated by Vincent who’s “heading wesht” this weekend.


The Locke, Limerick

Nominated by Lily Shannon, John Hayes, Shane Carroll

via The Locke Bar on Facebook

The Showboat, Waterford

Nominated Seán Windle

via Seán Windle

Scannells Bar, Clonakilty, Cork

Nominated by Geoff Wycherley


Harry Byrnes, Clontarf, Dublin

Nominated by Kevin O’Brien and Paul Maher

Via Harry Byrnes on Facebook

Bushe’s Bar, Baltimore, Cork

Nominated by Ailbhe Hackett


The Pav, Trinity College, Dublin

Nominated by Barry McKenna, Neil Griseto,

via Pavillion TCD on Facebook

Fitzpatrick’s, Lordship, Co. Louth

Nominated by Patrick Reenan


Gings, Carrick-On-Shannon, Leitrim

Nominated by Sinéad

via Gings on Facebook

The Strand Bar, Cahore, Wexford

Nominated by Red Ed, Caoimhe C and Dave


Joe Mays, Skerries, Dublin

Nominated by Mark Galvin and Niamh May


The Curragower, Limerick

Nominated by Eric Nelligan, Limerick Lassie, Brian Leddin, Lily Shannon, John Hayes


The Flying Enterprise, Cork

Nominated by Ken Forde

via The Flying Enterprise on Facebook

O’ Carrolls Cove, Catherdaniel, Kerry 

Nominated by Tom Collins

via O’Carroll’s Cove on Facebook

Christy’s, Kilkenny

Nominated by Niall McNamee


O’Shea’s Bar, Killorglin, Kerry

Nominated by Billy O’Shea

Via O’Shea’s Bar on Facebook

Billy Byrne’s, Killkenny

Nominated by Dazza Borang who says:

It’s got a bus!

via Billy Byrne’s on Facebook

Dicey Riley’s, Harcourt Street, Dublin

Nominated by Maurice Wallace, Ronan Kennedy, Wayne Harpur


Morans, Mornington, Meath

Nominated by Russie

via Moran’s on Facebook

Nanny Quinns, Kilucan, Westmeath

Nominated by Peter Govan


If you still feel there have been some criminal omissions, let us know in the comments section…

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