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#story of my pub

From TheJournal.ie 'It’s not uncommon to see three generations sitting at a table': The magic of Geoff's in Waterford Story Of My Pub
From TheJournal.ie 'It put another string to my bow': How one of Ireland's best-known trad musicians came to own a pub in Westport Story Of My Pub

'It put another string to my bow': How one of Ireland's best-known trad musicians came to own a pub in Westport

Matt Molloy’s name is synonymous with The Chieftains, Planxty, and a beloved Mayo bar.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's kept the street alive in tough times': How Tom Barry's became a local institution in Cork Story Of My Pub

'It's kept the street alive in tough times': How Tom Barry's became a local institution in Cork

From a tiny two-room pub to an icon of Cork nightlife.

From TheJournal.ie 'We never knew it'd be such a big deal': How O'Connell's in Meath ended up in an iconic Christmas ad Story Of My Pub
From TheJournal.ie 'We have the old bits and pieces exactly as they were': Bringing a 107-year-old Cavan pub back to life Story Of My Pub

'We have the old bits and pieces exactly as they were': Bringing a 107-year-old Cavan pub back to life

The restoration of Gartlan’s was painstaking work for Sheila and Padraic Smith, but it was worth every minute.

From TheJournal.ie 'There's no sign above the door that says pub': The legendary Tipp house that hosts a once-a-week session Story Of My Pub

'There's no sign above the door that says pub': The legendary Tipp house that hosts a once-a-week session

Jim of the Mills opens every Thursday, for a session that has become famous.

From TheJournal.ie 'You could be sitting beside a biker or a priest': How the Spirit Store makes for a special brew Story Of My Pub

'You could be sitting beside a biker or a priest': How the Spirit Store makes for a special brew

The Dundalk institution, still going strong after two decades.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a proper Dublin institution': How Fallon's in Dublin 8 has survived for 400 years Story Of My Pub

'It's a proper Dublin institution': How Fallon's in Dublin 8 has survived for 400 years

The magic of the place that absolutely nobody calls ‘The Capstan Bar’.

From TheJournal.ie 'The music soothes the brain': An Spailpin Fánach and the art of the impromptu session Story Of My Pub
From TheJournal.ie 'Probably the most viewed Irish pub in the world': How O'Connor's in Salthill shot to unexpected stardom Story Of My Pub

'Probably the most viewed Irish pub in the world': How O'Connor's in Salthill shot to unexpected stardom

It’s been called O’Connor’s Famous Pub for years – but now it has 375 million views on YouTube.

From TheJournal.ie 'A country pub in the city': How the Royal Oak in Kilmainham became a pub for everyone Story Of My Pub

'A country pub in the city': How the Royal Oak in Kilmainham became a pub for everyone

Dee Costello on how the ‘pub you might find up a mountain’ has changed down the years.

From TheJournal.ie 'Roger Moore popped in for a few drinks': Why French's pub in Gorey is a true original Story Of My Pub

'Roger Moore popped in for a few drinks': Why French's pub in Gorey is a true original

A Wexford institution, the pub has been in the French family since 1890.

From TheJournal.ie 'Come for the view, stay for the craic': The mountain magic of the Blue Light pub Story Of My Pub

'Come for the view, stay for the craic': The mountain magic of the Blue Light pub

The Barnacullia landmark that’s a local to people from all over Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a real meeting house': Why Dubliners still flock to The Lord Edward for a pint Story Of My Pub

'It's a real meeting house': Why Dubliners still flock to The Lord Edward for a pint

The Christchurch pub has been going strong for over a century.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're just beginning to pick up on the gin thing now': Finding a new era at The Old Thatch Culture Magazine

'We're just beginning to pick up on the gin thing now': Finding a new era at The Old Thatch

It’s Ireland’s oldest thatched pub, but The Thatch in Killeagh is starting to cater to a modern crowd.

From TheJournal.ie 'We took over a careworn building': How L Mulligan Grocer made an unknown pub famous Story Of My Pub

'We took over a careworn building': How L Mulligan Grocer made an unknown pub famous

Seaneen Sullivan, co-owner of the Stoneybatter landmark, on a whirlwind eight years.

From TheJournal.ie 'His life was saved by a rat': The incredible stories behind MacCarthy’s Bar in Castletownbere Story Of My Pub

'His life was saved by a rat': The incredible stories behind MacCarthy’s Bar in Castletownbere

What do pugs, a samurai sword, and a Buddhist centre have in common? We’ll give you one guess.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'll stop you there. He'll take the money': How Cleere's pub made new traditions in Kilkenny Story Of My Pub
From TheJournal.ie 'Whoever made it, they put an atmosphere in the walls': The magic of the Blackbird in Ballycotton Story Of My Pub

'Whoever made it, they put an atmosphere in the walls': The magic of the Blackbird in Ballycotton

“The lads are playing and you’re just sitting next to them.”

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a local for people who don't live locally': The story of Dublin's Victorian gem The Long Hall Super Suppers

'It's a local for people who don't live locally': The story of Dublin's Victorian gem The Long Hall

And how two babies led the current owners to take over.

From TheJournal.ie 'The cats came with the pub': Why the Harbour Bar isn't just a drinking spot, it's an institution Story Of My Pub

'The cats came with the pub': Why the Harbour Bar isn't just a drinking spot, it's an institution

The owner of Bray’s finest watering hole tells his story.

From TheJournal.ie 'It was like watching Homeland': The tiny Louth pub that hosted the Vice President Story Of My Pub

'It was like watching Homeland': The tiny Louth pub that hosted the Vice President

Lily Finnegans in Whitestown, near Carlingford, has a storied history.

From TheJournal.ie 'When you come here, you get a warm feeling': The South Pole Inn is anything but chilly Story Of My Pub

'When you come here, you get a warm feeling': The South Pole Inn is anything but chilly

The story of the pub that belonged to Antarctic explorer Tom Crean.

From TheJournal.ie Nuns' habits, fishing tackle and a *very* famous dog: Killeen's of Shannonbridge has it all Story Of My Pub

Nuns' habits, fishing tackle and a *very* famous dog: Killeen's of Shannonbridge has it all

A photo taken in the pub is now one of Ireland’s most recognisable viral images.

From TheJournal.ie 'It just has that certain wee thing': The Donegal trad pub where everyone joins in the music Story Of My Pub

'It just has that certain wee thing': The Donegal trad pub where everyone joins in the music

At The Reel Inn, there’s a trad session seven nights a week – and a great pint too.

From TheJournal.ie 'He's working on the leather and I'm pouring beer': The story of Dick Mack's in Dingle Story Of My Pub

'He's working on the leather and I'm pouring beer': The story of Dick Mack's in Dingle

Half-pub, half-leather shop, Dick Mack’s has been a fixture in the town since 1899.

From TheJournal.ie 'Everyone is the same once they cross the threshold': The Clonakilty pub where Jimi Hendrix's bassist played Story Of My Pub

'Everyone is the same once they cross the threshold': The Clonakilty pub where Jimi Hendrix's bassist played

De Barra’s is an institution – and it all started as a plumbing job for the landlord’s mother-in-law.

From TheJournal.ie 'The dancer is 6ft 4in and captain of the Galway minor football team': The story of Ti Joe Watty's on Inis Mór Story Of My Pub

'The dancer is 6ft 4in and captain of the Galway minor football team': The story of Ti Joe Watty's on Inis Mór

Ti Joe Watty’s has been offering a warm welcome for decades.

From TheJournal.ie 'Monks are buried under the beer garden': The story of Franciscan Well Cork Story Of My Pub

'Monks are buried under the beer garden': The story of Franciscan Well Cork

How a monastic graveyard became one of Ireland’s first craft brewers.

From TheJournal.ie 'People think it's a gimmick until I show them the coffins': The Tipp pub that's also an undertaker Mccarthys
From TheJournal.ie 'Like walking into a rural Irish house': The Dublin Mountains hideout that is Johnnie Fox's Story Of My Pub

'Like walking into a rural Irish house': The Dublin Mountains hideout that is Johnnie Fox's

You’ll find a Singer sewing machine, a vintage phone box – and a great pint.

From TheJournal.ie 'You're being transported back': The Galway pub where the barman knew Samuel Beckett Story Of My Pub
From TheJournal.ie Sean's Bar in Athlone is Ireland's oldest pub - and a bona fide tourist attraction Sean's Bar

Sean's Bar in Athlone is Ireland's oldest pub - and a bona fide tourist attraction

The pub dates back to 900 AD, thanks to an enterprising young man named Luain.

From TheJournal.ie 'We have everything from bikers and mods to God knows everything' - The enduring popularity of Downes' in Waterford Up The Deise

'We have everything from bikers and mods to God knows everything' - The enduring popularity of Downes' in Waterford

The pub that has everything from its own whiskey to a squash court out the back.

From TheJournal.ie Nancy's is the Donegal pub that's like stepping into your granny's good room Story Of My Pub

Nancy's is the Donegal pub that's like stepping into your granny's good room

Step into Nancy’s and make yourself at home.

From TheJournal.ie 'If someone comes in at 10pm, we can get them a box of nails': Borris' legendary pub and hardware shop Story Of My Pub

'If someone comes in at 10pm, we can get them a box of nails': Borris' legendary pub and hardware shop

We talk to Michael O’Shea of O’Shea’s in Borris, Co Carlow.

From TheJournal.ie 'People come in to see their dads on the wall': The eccentric beauty of O'Lochlainn's in Ballyvaughan Story Of My Pub
From TheJournal.ie 'It’s kind of like when you go to Tuscany and you get a nice Chianti': The Gravediggers on their €4.60 pints of Guinness The Story Of My Pub
From TheJournal.ie 'Some people think it's trendspotting. It is in its b*****ks': How beloved Dublin boozer MVP came to be Culture Magazine

'Some people think it's trendspotting. It is in its b*****ks': How beloved Dublin boozer MVP came to be

The dog-friendly pub that specialises in cocktails and spuds.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a little museum full of wonders': The magic of Levis' Corner House in Ballydehob Story Of My Pub

'It's a little museum full of wonders': The magic of Levis' Corner House in Ballydehob

And how the landlady once told Kevin Costner he’d never make it as an actor.