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Sports Bar, Brewery, Speakeasy and Private Cinema. Oh and a nightclub! – The Camden Review

“I’d like to introduce you to the hardest-workin’ band in the world. On bass, Derek “Meatman” Scully. On piano, Steven “Soul Surgeon” Clifford. Dean “Mr Nipple” Fay on sax. Joey “The Lips” Fagan on trumpet. Our gorgeous chanteuses are Bernie, Imelda, and Natalie. Deco “Deep Throat” Cuffe on vocals. On lead guitar, Outspan “Fender bender” …

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Drop Dead Twice Review – BYO, Miss Pin Up, Karaoke, Burlesque and much more. The Dublin 8 Versatility bar

Miss Pin Up Ireland 2018 Ruby Noir hands out song lists to a modest but lively crowd made up of returning Wednesday night ‘Guilty Pleasures’ karaoke regulars. A compulsory shot may be taken pre or post performance and Miss Noir advises the crowd “ Here at Guilty Pleasures it is not about being good, but …

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High Spirits That Go Beyond The Top Shelf – Cunningham’s Bar Kildare Town Review

Located in the landlocked county of Kildare, Cunningham’s is one watering hole that will not only solve any thirst quenching requirements you may have but also leave you with a very happy belly. Saloon style wooden doors, walls adorned with vintage photos and signs, sturdy wooden tables and chairs that have seen many a lively session …

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The Long Hall Dublin Bar Review

Your Local When You Visit The Old Town – The Long Hall Dublin Bar Review

During the 19th century, Irish publicans were forced to expand their business due to the falling sale of spirits after leaders of the church made thousands sign a pledge to abstain from abusing alcohol. Many “Spirit Groceries” were born and it was not uncommon for the pub owners to also facilitate a hardware store or …

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The Well, Stephens Green, Dublin 2, Bar Review

The Well on Stephens Green, the latest addition to the Dublin Bar Scene – Bar Review

During The Easter rising of 1916 Michael Mallin and Countess Markievicz lead The Irish Citizen Army into battle position in St. Stephen’s Green. The British were garrisoned in The Shelbourne hotel and it did not take long for Mallin and co to retreat to The Royal College of Surgeons. This was not before there was …

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Dame Street Just Got a Beautiful New Bar Inspired in James Joyce's Masterpiece - Mulligan & Haines Bar Review

Dame Street Just Got a Beautiful New Bar Inspired by James Joyce’s Masterpiece – Mulligan & Haines Bar Review

Mulligan was a witty medical student and the first character to appear in Ulysses, the classic novel by celebrated Irish author James Joyce. Haines was an Englishman who Mulligan befriended at Oxford. Mulligan & Haines is the latest pub to grace Dame Street and it is located in the same site where the fictional duo once met, …

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A Creative Bar Serving Some of Dublin's Coolest Cocktails - Bow Lane Bar Review

A Creative Bar Serving Some of Dublin’s Coolest Cocktails – Bow Lane Bar Review

Bow Lane is consistently surprising. It might sound like an oxymoron but the venue is one of those places you can always rely on, a bar that offers the golden triangle of quality, hospitality and creativity. I went there recently on a Friday with the intention to start my weekend with a cocktail. They say …

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An Old Favourite Gets a Facelift - The Workshop Bar, Tara Street Review

An Old Favourite Gets a Facelift: The Workshop Bar, Tara Street – Bar Review

Nestled in neatly beside Tara street train station, Kennedy’s Bar is one whose doors most Dubliners would have passed by at one time or another. What would be considered a ‘proper pub’ for many years, this riverside building was a home to many lively regulars as much as it was a saving grace for those …

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