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'When someone walks through the door, they forget where they are': Inside Galway's most innovative cocktail bar
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'When someone walks through the door, they forget where they are': Inside Galway's most innovative cocktail bar

Jun 26th 2019, 5:19 PM 936 Views 0 Comments

The America Village Apothecary and Tasting Room aims to change the way we think about cocktails.

'At the end of the day I just love it': How one man's passion for poitín led to one of Dublin's most talked-about new bars
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'At the end of the day I just love it': How one man's passion for poitín led to one of Dublin's most talked-about new bars

Jun 19th 2019, 4:26 PM 1,607 Views 0 Comments

New bar 1661 aims to bring back an overlooked spirit, according to its founder.

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

Jun 12th 2019, 5:23 PM 2,304 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Jun 5th 2019, 5:09 PM 4,770 Views 2 Comments

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

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

May 29th 2019, 1:42 PM 4,325 Views 1 Comment

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

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

May 22nd 2019, 5:11 PM 1,937 Views 0 Comments

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

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

May 15th 2019, 4:56 PM 5,851 Views 0 Comments

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

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

May 8th 2019, 5:42 PM 2,446 Views 2 Comments

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

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

May 1st 2019, 5:22 PM 1,056 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Apr 24th 2019, 5:30 PM 4,586 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Apr 17th 2019, 4:36 PM 7,315 Views 3 Comments

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

'Many legends have played here. It's a long list': The enduring pull of Whelan's after 30 years in business
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'Many legends have played here. It's a long list': The enduring pull of Whelan's after 30 years in business

Apr 10th 2019, 5:03 PM 1,424 Views 1 Comment

The Dublin pub has played host to Arctic Monkeys, Ed Sheeran, the late Jeff Buckley and more.

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

Apr 3rd 2019, 5:00 PM 4,341 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Mar 27th 2019, 3:16 PM 3,040 Views 2 Comments

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

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

Mar 20th 2019, 4:20 PM 1,682 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Mar 13th 2019, 3:50 PM 1,458 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Mar 6th 2019, 5:12 PM 3,737 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Feb 27th 2019, 4:42 PM 1,396 Views 0 Comments

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

'It's humbling': How a little-used pool hall become one of Dublin's most exciting music venues
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'It's humbling': How a little-used pool hall become one of Dublin's most exciting music venues

Feb 20th 2019, 5:35 PM 2,938 Views 3 Comments

The inside story of Bello Bar.

'It reminds people of a New York dive bar': From Polish pub to vinyl paradise on Parnell Street
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'It reminds people of a New York dive bar': From Polish pub to vinyl paradise on Parnell Street

Feb 13th 2019, 5:01 PM 3,587 Views 0 Comments

The story of The Big Romance.

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

Feb 6th 2019, 5:09 PM 2,982 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Jan 30th 2019, 4:53 PM 3,849 Views 0 Comments

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

'We just had to let it be': How The Belfry reopened a long-lost local shuttered for years
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'We just had to let it be': How The Belfry reopened a long-lost local shuttered for years

Jan 23rd 2019, 4:03 PM 3,624 Views 2 Comments

Stoneybatter’s new arrival on how they opened the doors after years with the shutters down.

'You can see the whites of their eyes': How Coughlan's went from quiet local to happening spot
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'You can see the whites of their eyes': How Coughlan's went from quiet local to happening spot

Jan 16th 2019, 4:31 PM 2,505 Views 1 Comment

One of Cork’s oldest pubs has a chequered history.

'Anything can happen at any time': The secret ingredient of 200-year-old Paddy Coyne's in Connemara
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'Anything can happen at any time': The secret ingredient of 200-year-old Paddy Coyne's in Connemara

Jan 9th 2019, 4:52 PM 3,566 Views 1 Comment

The Tully Cross landmark keeps people coming back.

'If we build here, we'll have to build around you': How The Cobblestone became a traditional icon in a changing Dublin
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'If we build here, we'll have to build around you': How The Cobblestone became a traditional icon in a changing Dublin

Jan 2nd 2019, 4:56 PM 6,637 Views 3 Comments

Smithfield has seen whole urban landscapes come and go – but the Cobblestone is still there.

'We had one particular guy called Paul O’Connell who used to work the door': Nancy Blake's in Limerick
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'We had one particular guy called Paul O’Connell who used to work the door': Nancy Blake's in Limerick

Dec 19th 2018, 7:01 PM 5,535 Views 0 Comments

The long-standing pub on the secret of its success… and a certain former Munster player.

'It takes a month to put them up': The story of the Hole in the Wall's legendary Christmas decorations
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'It takes a month to put them up': The story of the Hole in the Wall's legendary Christmas decorations

Dec 13th 2018, 2:05 PM 4,325 Views 0 Comments

How the Dublin 7 institution built a place in the community.

'We'd never pulled a pint before opening night': How Kennedy's in Dingle became a pub... again
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'We'd never pulled a pint before opening night': How Kennedy's in Dingle became a pub... again

Dec 7th 2018, 5:13 PM 1,843 Views 0 Comments

Opening a pub was an unexpected move for Michael Murphy.

'We have a massive connection with the GAA': How Devitt's keeps Camden Street old school
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'We have a massive connection with the GAA': How Devitt's keeps Camden Street old school

Dec 4th 2018, 4:19 PM 3,795 Views 0 Comments

New owners gave the much-loved pub a facelift – but the focus is still on a good pint.

'Someone will walk in and it's 'Oh, you're back from Australia!'': How Tigh Neachtains became a home from home
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'Someone will walk in and it's 'Oh, you're back from Australia!'': How Tigh Neachtains became a home from home

Nov 28th 2018, 4:50 PM 5,242 Views 2 Comments

The story of the Galway institution.

'If you were loud in the bar, you'd be marched out': The colourful history of Clarke's in Drogheda
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'If you were loud in the bar, you'd be marched out': The colourful history of Clarke's in Drogheda

Nov 21st 2018, 4:45 PM 5,215 Views 0 Comments

The story of a Louth institution.

'Sit with a creamy pint and look at the wild mountains': The old-fashioned magic of Osborne's in Carlow
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'Sit with a creamy pint and look at the wild mountains': The old-fashioned magic of Osborne's in Carlow

Nov 14th 2018, 3:59 PM 1,837 Views 0 Comments

New life in an old pub.

'We use the downtimes to repair': How The Bulman Bar turned an ancient pub into a foodie haunt
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'We use the downtimes to repair': How The Bulman Bar turned an ancient pub into a foodie haunt

Nov 7th 2018, 5:33 PM 4,768 Views 2 Comments

The owners of the Kinsale institution share their story.

'It's the best pub I've ever worked in': Why Walsh's in Stoneybatter is loved by staff and locals alike
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'It's the best pub I've ever worked in': Why Walsh's in Stoneybatter is loved by staff and locals alike

Oct 31st 2018, 4:44 PM 2,592 Views 0 Comments

And why wouldn’t they all be smitten, with free cheese on Tuesdays?

'Musicians were looked down upon around here': How Gus O'Connor's became a legendary trad pub
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'Musicians were looked down upon around here': How Gus O'Connor's became a legendary trad pub

Oct 24th 2018, 4:37 PM 1,657 Views 0 Comments

The Doolin landmark has been hosting sessions for decades. So how did it start?

'We all have itchy feet': Why The Sky And The Ground is an old-style pub that's always changing
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'We all have itchy feet': Why The Sky And The Ground is an old-style pub that's always changing

Oct 17th 2018, 4:32 PM 5,300 Views 1 Comment

The Wexford institution shares its story.

'We have 10-15 Ed Sheeran fans a day': O'Connells, the Galway pub that accidentally went global
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'We have 10-15 Ed Sheeran fans a day': O'Connells, the Galway pub that accidentally went global

Oct 10th 2018, 5:08 PM 2,622 Views 0 Comments

And Ed Sheeran isn’t even the biggest draw.

The Easter Rising holdout where a Leinster captain pulled pints: The incredible history of the Swan Bar
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The Easter Rising holdout where a Leinster captain pulled pints: The incredible history of the Swan Bar

Oct 3rd 2018, 5:05 PM 3,116 Views 2 Comments

“I stuck the rugby jerseys up on the wall, they were all in the hot press.”

'It has the best view of any pub in Ireland': The secret behind the great pints at JJ Bowles
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'It has the best view of any pub in Ireland': The secret behind the great pints at JJ Bowles

Sep 26th 2018, 4:53 PM 16,267 Views 1 Comment

There’s more to it than just Limerick’s oldest pub.

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