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16 things that could only happen in Irish pubs

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May 6th 2016, 9:32 PM 11,979 1

1. This charming sign in Offaly could only be put up in an Irish pub

image1 Source: David Poland

“happy new year”

2. When a keg exploded upstairs in this Galway pub and it rained beer… on Paddy’s Day

lockin Source: Fiona Mcloughlin

Where else?

3. When there was a flood in this place in Cork, there was only one thing to do – keep drinking

4. And these lads in Mayo had a wheelbarrow solution to the same problem

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5. When this Wexford pub came up with a genius way of serving half pints

Timeline Photos - Simon Lambert & Sons | Facebook Source: Facebook/Simon Lambert & Sons

6. And that time a Kilkenny pub advertised something very unique

pubwife Source: Neans McSweeney

7. There was that time someone left behind a special something in Kerry


8. Only an Irish pub would get in a shipment this big the day before Paddy’s Day

tigh Source: GalwayReddit on Reddit Ireland

9. And another turned themselves into the GPO for 1916

weekend Source: Iain MacLaren Twitter


10. After Johnny Walters sent us to the Euros, this pub closed their doors for the best reason

jaysus Source: Imgur

11. There was that time the staff in this Dublin pub got back at a graffiti artist in fantastic style

Source: @TheSonicScrew

Morto for him:

Source: @TheSonicScrew

12. When this pub gave out free tinfoil hats before a Corrs gig last year

Where do they come up with these ideas?

13. Even when Irish pubs feature in court cases, they’re still serious craic

barman Source: Irish Times

14. There was that time a fiver got handed in behind the bar in Kilkenny, with quite the shopping list attached

publist Source: Twitter


15. Never forget when Róisín Dubh in Galway put on a special World Cup deal where the price of pints went down 50c per goal for each specific country’s beer – and Germany put in seven and caused chaos

16. And finally, it’s only here that a pub would have such an accurate, hilarious and beloved set of rules

pub Source: imgur

Only in Irish pubs <3

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