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From TheJournal.ie 'Fans started knocking on the door': How the namesake pub of blues legend Rory Gallagher was reborn Story Of My Bar

'Fans started knocking on the door': How the namesake pub of blues legend Rory Gallagher was reborn

Gallagher’s Gastro Pub is now a husband-and-wife operation with an impressive food offering.

From TheJournal.ie 'The annoying pimple on the music establishment': A melting pot of tribes on Dublin's Thomas Street Story Of My Bar

'The annoying pimple on the music establishment': A melting pot of tribes on Dublin's Thomas Street

How the Thomas House keeps the flame burning in an increasingly “sanitised” city.

From TheJournal.ie 'Jesus, we're a brilliant pub, but we're a terrible off-licence': The story of Galway's legendary Blue Note bar Story Of My Bar

'Jesus, we're a brilliant pub, but we're a terrible off-licence': The story of Galway's legendary Blue Note bar

Malachy Duggan explains why it’s the only pub in the city with its own 30-piece choir.

From TheJournal.ie 'When they step into the room, there's magic': The Grand Social's rise from the ashes of a superpub Story Of My Bar

'When they step into the room, there's magic': The Grand Social's rise from the ashes of a superpub

In a former life this was Pravda, a Celtic Tiger cavern. It’s now something very different.

From TheJournal.ie 'People meet, discuss, hear stories and sing': How one of Ireland's oldest houses became a pub... again Story Of My Bar

'People meet, discuss, hear stories and sing': How one of Ireland's oldest houses became a pub... again

The chequered history of the Hole In The Wall in Kilkenny.

From TheJournal.ie 'We all got very excited': How Drop Dead Twice grew a bar from a chance conversation Story Of My Bar

'We all got very excited': How Drop Dead Twice grew a bar from a chance conversation

A new bar concept came to life at a Bruce Springsteen gig… and here’s what happened next.

From TheJournal.ie 'Only the front face of the building was left': The rebirth of the Oyster Tavern in Cork Story Of My Bar

'Only the front face of the building was left': The rebirth of the Oyster Tavern in Cork

How a premises from another century was brought back to life.

From TheJournal.ie 'There's been nothing but support': How 'a bunch of hipsters' in Lucky's regenerated a Liberties shopfront Story Of My Bar

'There's been nothing but support': How 'a bunch of hipsters' in Lucky's regenerated a Liberties shopfront

The Dublin 8 spot has also become a haven for local artists.

From TheJournal.ie 'You never know who you'll bump into': How The Boar's Head cemented its place among Dublin's best sports pubs Story Of My Bar

'You never know who you'll bump into': How The Boar's Head cemented its place among Dublin's best sports pubs

Shane Lowry, the late Alex Higgins and Ian Woosnam are among fans of The Boar’s Head.

From TheJournal.ie 'Everyone advised us to be subtle. We ignored them': The unlikely rise of The Barbers Bar Story Of My Bar

'Everyone advised us to be subtle. We ignored them': The unlikely rise of The Barbers Bar

Want a pint and a haircut? That’s fine. Just a pint? That’s fine too.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's all very casual. We don't even have plates': The simple ethos that drives Caribou in Galway Story Of My Bar

'It's all very casual. We don't even have plates': The simple ethos that drives Caribou in Galway

The craft beer bar in Woodquay has built a reputation as a welcoming space.

From TheJournal.ie 'Also we'll need a wrestling ring': How Token became a one-of-a-kind Dublin bar Story Of My Bar

'Also we'll need a wrestling ring': How Token became a one-of-a-kind Dublin bar

From after-work staff night to full-blown concept bar – the journey wasn’t easy.

From TheJournal.ie 'Neon lights, smoke and hazy images': How 80s movies inspired a very different bar in Hang Dai Story Of My Bar

'Neon lights, smoke and hazy images': How 80s movies inspired a very different bar in Hang Dai

Will Dempsey and Karl Whelan wanted to create a unique atmosphere.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'd have it even darker than this': Dive bar magic and an ex-wife's shoes in Frank Ryan's Story Of My Bar

'I'd have it even darker than this': Dive bar magic and an ex-wife's shoes in Frank Ryan's

From a traditional ‘Guinness and the radio’ bar to something quite different.

From TheJournal.ie 'For the quiet gigs you can hear a pin drop': How The Roundy in Cork makes magic with music Story Of My Bar

'For the quiet gigs you can hear a pin drop': How The Roundy in Cork makes magic with music

The iconic Cork space has changed a lot in the last decade.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's humbling': How a little-used pool hall become one of Dublin's most exciting music venues Story Of My Bar
From TheJournal.ie 'It reminds people of a New York dive bar': From Polish pub to vinyl paradise on Parnell Street Story Of My Bar
From TheJournal.ie 'I saw Ray Davies perform to 160 people here': How the Róisín Dubh became one of Ireland's must-play music venues Story Of My Bar

'I saw Ray Davies perform to 160 people here': How the Róisín Dubh became one of Ireland's must-play music venues

Once a folk pub, the Galway venue has hosted Ed Sheeran, The xx and many more.

From TheJournal.ie 'Every weekend we have a brilliant buzz': How Dali rose from the ashes of the legendary Pav Story Of My Bar

'Every weekend we have a brilliant buzz': How Dali rose from the ashes of the legendary Pav

The managers on how they brought a new kind of music venue to Cork city.