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How Well Do You Really Know Dublin's Pubs?

This is a really hard quiz.

1. In which Dublin institution would you prop up this bar?

Davy Byrne's
2. This sign looms out of the night. Where are you?

Doheny and Nesbitt
3. You have just left Bruxelles. Which of these is closest for your next refreshment?
The International

The Hairy Lemon
Lynch's / The Swan
4. Name the pub.
The Long Hall

5. You come out of Tara Street Dart station and walk out to the quays. Where's your nearest pint?
The Workshop/Kennedy's
Dark Horse Inn

O'Reilly's / The Sub Lounge
6. Which is reputed to be the longest pub in Dublin?
The Temple Bar, Temple Bar
Google Maps
The Hole in the Wall, Blackhorse Avenue

The Gravediggers, Glasnevin
O'Neills, Suffolk Street
7. You are walking down Baggot Street away from Stephen's Green. Which order do the pubs come in?
O'Donoghues, Doheny and Nesbitt, Foley's, Toners
Foley's, O'Donoghues, Toners, Doheny and Nesbitt

O'Donoghues, Foley's, Toners, Doheny and Nesbitt
O'Donoghues, Foley's, Doheny and Nesbitt, Toners
8. Which of these pubs has the best snug?*

Palace Bar
The Stag's Head

9. HOLY MACKEREL! It's closing time in the Gin Palace but you're looking for a late pint. Which of these places that will sort you out is the closest?
The Czech Inn

10. Complete the name of this city-centre refuge.
The Lord William
The Lord Leinster

The Lord Edward
The Drunk As A Lord
11. Some mates are in town and they want to go to the Jameson distillery. Which of these is NOT a handy nearby pub to send them for a pint after?
The Hacienda
The Cobblestone

The Back Page
Google Maps
12. Which of these is NOT an early house?
The Dark Horse

The Chancery
The Legal Eagle
13. This pub is most likely to be full of...
GAA fans
D4 types in bad suits

Students on the rollover
Answer all the questions to see your result!
You scored out of !
You're a Dublin Pub Expert!
You probably have your own seat at the bar. Just don't let it go to your head.
Share your result:
You scored out of !
Not bad! You're a Dublin Pub Regular.
You know your way around the streets of the fair city, even if there are a few gaps. Sure you've probably been there and just forgotten.
Share your result:
You scored out of !
You're a Dublin Pub Amateur.
You've a lot to learn about Dublin pubs. Happily, you're going to have a lot of fun finding out...
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*according to a 2010 popular vote. You really think we’d stick our neck out like that?

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Michael Freeman

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