Farringtons Bar and Hotel is located at 28E Essex Street. It is set in a Victorian Building, where some of the original fittings such as the wooden partitions are over 120 years old. (The hotel rooms... more
After a long day of sightseeing, my friend and I were heading for a pub. We have heard about the Temple Bar area, and it seemed like a popular place, but also very touristy...
Instead we ended up at... more
Tina had raved about this place since her previous visit to Dublin, so it was no surprise that we ended our evening in this Temple Bar hostelery.
By the time that we got there it was pretty crowded,... more
Visited during the day, but it's a popular night time spot
Well I doubt that I'll ever be able to afford to stay at The Clarence Hotel, nor am I sure that I'd want to, but I could afford a drink here... more
Located just across the river from Temple Bar, on one of the city's happening strips stretching from Parliament Street to Capel Street, Panti Bar is one of Dublin's most hilarious bars. It began life... more
I've written about the original Porterhouse in another tip, and I would whole-heartedly recommend it.
The same company has taken on an ex art-deco style garage and built an excellent and acheingly... more
In advance of my trip to Ireland, I posted a notice for an informal VT meeting at the Long Stone in Dublin. The Long Stone is a large pub/restaurant in the Trinity College area. The pub has a combined... more
There's a great stand-up comedy night every Tuesday and Thursday evening in Ha'Penny Inn on Wellington Quay, Temple Bar, Dublin 2. Its a good fun and drinks are quite cheap too. Great if you want to... more
the one thing you have to remember about most places in dublin at night: dress code. budget travel attire usually does'nt fly unless your a hot girl. even if your clothes are reasonable, tennis shoes... more
The Olympia is a beautifully old theatre the interior is very old fashioned. Built in 1879. You can still see a play and a wide range of events from concerts to comedy.
Box office is beside the... more
Not a nightlife spot, but a listings magazine which is free everywhere called the Event Guide. Practically everything that happens in Dublin is listed here from Gigs to clubs to art exhibitions to... more
An Old Irish Blessing
May love and laughter light your days,
and warm your heart and home.
May good and faithful friends be yours,
wherever you may roam.
May peace and plenty bless your world
A story from the Sunday Times (31/8/03) I think neatly sums up the kind of affect that Dublin and its famous black liquid can have on people :
RED FACES OF THE WEEK :
Three Italian tourist enjoyed a...