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Hey world, here are Ireland's oldest pubs that you should definitely visit

You like old pubs? We’ve got old, old pubs.

FORGET YOUR TRENDY bars and faux-vintage dives – Ireland has some positively ancient watering holes that have been serving the masses for centuries.

This gorgeous photo of the 190-year-old Crown Liquor Saloon in Belfast has gone viral on Reddit, with people ooh-ing and aahing- over the beautiful snugs:

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The Crown Liquor Saloon was established in 1873, but do you know what? Irish pubs can get a lot older.

Sean’s Bar, Athlone

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Established: 900 AD, dated by the ‘wattle and daub’ walls

In 2004, Guinness World Records listed Sean’s Bar as the oldest pub in Europe. Now for ya.

The Brazen Head, Dublin

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Established: 1198

The Brazen Head proclaims itself to be Ireland’s oldest pub, but it’s pipped to the post by Sean’s Bar. Soz, bbz.

Kyteler’s Inn, Kilkenny

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Established: 1263

Grace Neill’s Bar, Donaghadee, Co Down

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Established: 1611 as The King’s Arms

Grace Neill’s is rumoured to be haunted by a ‘restless spirit’ that breaks bottles, switches the lights on and off, and conjures the smell of pipe smoke in the pub.

The Gateway Bar, Cork

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Established: 1698

The Old Thatch, Killeagh, Co Cork

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Established: 1700s

McHugh’s, Belfast

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Established: 1711

The Crosskeys Inn, Toomebridge, Co Antrim

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Established: 1740

More: 21 pubs in Ireland you must visit before you die>

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