Ireland Nightlife

  • Temple Bar Area
    by yooperprof
  • Temple Bar Area
    by yooperprof
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    happy punter enjoying a well-crafted...
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Ireland Nightlife

  • Clubs

    Dublin Nightlife

    My sister and I were severely ridiculed by the door men at The Everleigh Garden last night. We were respectfully dressed, stone cold sober and more importantly well mannered. After my sister being refused entry by a doorman she was ushered out of the queue immediately as if she was causing trouble. When I approached the doorman and calmly asked...

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  • Live Music

    Cork Nightlife

    My stay in Ireland would have been incomplete without a visit to a pub with live traditional Irish music. So imagine my delight when on the last night of my stay Katherine offered to take me to such a session. She drove me to the city centre, having first checked which pub had live music on that day. The pub she chose, whose Irish name means 'a...

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  • Various Pubs

    Limerick Nightlife

    Nightlife in Limerick is fairly limited. Pubs I would recommend are: The Cornmarket Old Quarter Charlie Chaplins Mc Daids Smyths Molly Malones The Sibin Smart Casual. Make an effort on Saturday nights.

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  • Night Clubs

    Galway Nightlife

    So who can help? For a lads' trip (in their mid-20's) to Galway on April 26th for four days where would be good places to visit, hang out and drink. Places where it won't feel like we're in a German susage party (i.e. a pub or bar full of men standing around sipping their pint of Spitfire ready to pounce on the sight of any fillie that happens to...

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  • Danny Mann's

    Killarney Nightlife

    Well, there are loads of pubs in Killarney, all of which are sure to impress. The Danny Mann is one that I particularly like. They have live bands every night of the week and the food is also good. Try to get their schedule and see if you can find a night on which Spailpin performs. Those guys really rock! They usually perform on Mondays and...

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  • T & H Doolin's Pub

    Waterford Nightlife

    Have you ever walked past a place every time you're in the City and didn't even think of going inside? Ever wonder what you were missing? Today I was in town shopping for my Vegas trip, and decided I badly needed a coffee. Shopping is thirsty work! I was heading for a "usual" spot, but discovered it was closed and so ended up in T & H's, where I...

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  • Harvey's Bar

    Kinsale Nightlife

    Harvey's is where all the twenty-something crowd go on a Saturday night, so it's going to be crowded, loud and you're definitely going to get drink spilled on you or get a passing cigarette burn! It's quite modern for a small town.However Harvey's Bar is full of good looking and friendly people so you will enjoy it :) Smart casual.

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  • Pubs..

    Sligo Nightlife

    Great bar located in the centre of sligo. Modern decor with a terrace at the front overlooking the river. Spend an afternoon having some delicious food and sipping cocktails. Came back that night and the place had a great athmosphere live band on followed by a dj . It is a late night bar with no cover charge. Highly recommend Casual but neat. Over...

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  • The Bloody Stream

    Howth Nightlife

    You should go there, just for the name alone!! :-) They have tables outside where you can eat & drink during the summer. They also serve food, specialising in fish dishes (of course). Their resident chef has appeared on Irish TV. Even though it is located under the Dart station, you barely notice the sound of the trains at all. You'll see The...

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  • Murphy's Bar

    Dingle Nightlife

    Of the three pubs we visited during our stay there, Murphys was probably the classiest. A solid meal with woods and red velvet. It was the start of night 2 and then off with the rest of the crowd to Dick Mack's and then the Little Bridge. Just follow the muscians and you stay in the midst of the craic all the night. Everyone seemed pretty casually...

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  • Langtons Bar & Club

    Kilkenny Nightlife

    Langton's is probably the best known nightclub in Kilkenny. I've been here far too many times and whenever we go out in Kilkenny we always end up in here. On Saturday nights or over the Christmas holidays it gets especially busy. It's run by local man Eamonn Langton who owns many other pubs and nightclubs in the city.

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  • O'Connors Pub

    Doolin Nightlife

    O'connor's pub is just amazing! The people are so friendly and welcoming like your just one of them, the music isnt just played on a stage and everyone sipping pints, its in the middle of the people. People are dancing and singing like they haven't a care in the world. I have never walked in at night-time and it empty, oh no, it does be absolutely...

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  • Bars...

    Tralee Nightlife

    Sean Og's is a great little pub. We were there on the night of the All Ireland Football Championship, so can't say if the place is always this full. There was live music, fiddles playing and patrons up dancing. There is a cozy isolated spot at the back with a big chair at the end of a long table..... can hold at least six people. The rest of the...

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  • Banquets

    Shannon Nightlife

    Knappogue Castle in Quin, Co.Clare was built in 1467 and was the home of the MacNamara Clan. The original structure has Georgian and Regency additions. It is furnished in 15th century pieces. If you find Bunratty's banquet booked up or would like the Medieval dining experience away from the crowds, try Knappogue. open for tours of the castle...

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  • Monk's Pub

    Ballyvaughan Nightlife

    A cosy pub at the entrance to Ballyvaughan. We had lunch here (outside even! Something you don't find often in Ireland!) and had planned to return at night. But then we never made it. It looked like a very cosy countryside pub. Are you joking?

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  • PJ's....

    Castlebar Nightlife

    Panama Jacks Night Club For dancing the night away try Panama Jacks or 'PJs' as it is known at the TF Weekends nightly from ~11:00 pm to late (finishing approx. 2:00am)

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  • Nerve Centre

    Derry Nightlife

    This venue is primarily a multimedia centre. It has training facilities for all kinds of audio/video. They also hire out practice rooms to local bands and have a small cinema. But the main attraction must be the stage. It's only since they opened their new premises in Magazine Street that we finally get to see bigger bands without having to...

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  • The Paddy Quinn

    County Clare Nightlife

    certain pubs in this region of the world have a charm that is hard to describe but after being there one feels at home. Paddy Quinn is such a place. Easy spot to make friends. The first time you are a stranger, the second time you are a regular!

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  • Dublin

    Ireland Nightlife

    Amusement City is one of the largest gaming clubs in the city of Dublin and has also one of the most beautiful interior decorations with more than 200 slot machines. There are quite a number of gaming clubs within the city center of Dublin but this elegant gaming club is our favourite. If you intend to pass your time in the evening in the city,...

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  • Foxy John's

    County Kerry Nightlife

    DINGLE: Foxy John's This is sooooooo lovely. The left side of the shop is a pub and the right side of the pub is a hardware shop! I loved this place. What I hated though was tourists who come in with their camera, film or take pictures, and go out again. Please don't do this. It's a pub - not a museum!!

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  • Traditional Irish Music

    County Dublin Nightlife

    This is the seond time I have been here and it was just as I had remembered. Busy, loud and great fun. There are normally a few bands playing and there is only a short interval between them. The music is typically Irish and some familiar songs encourage audience participation. Temple Bar is open till the very wee hours and when we left at 1am...

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  • Temple Bar Area

    Dublin Nightlife

    Dublin is one of the places in the world with the liveliest nightlife. Temple Bar is an area where the bars and restaurants are side by side, the choice becoming very difficult. We wanted live music, and that narrows the options. A little bit... only a little bit!

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  • Mutton Lane Inn

    Cork Nightlife

    A small bar which is not that easy to find. Nevertheless, many people still find it every day which can make the place a little too crammed. In case you can't find a place, there is the non-heated outside area. Inside, you will find a cosy atmosphere and a good selection of beers. The groups you find in this place are pretty mixed, though you won't...

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  • Dolen's

    Limerick Nightlife

    It's a very typical, no frills pub but I've never had a bad time. I come to Ireland 6-8 times a year and always stop at this pub when I'm in town, I refuse to spend my evening elsewhere =) The food won't blow your mind, but it's damn good and hits the spot. Prices, to my remembrance, are good...but this is coming from a New Yorker so I may not be...

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  • Pubs with Traditional Music

    Galway Nightlife

    Came across a brilliant session here on Thursday (18/1/2007), eleven or so musicians, great acoustics and ambience. Fast reels and jigs, but also ballads, slow airs, even some blues thrown in. Recommended listening! Apparently its on every Thursday, 9.30. See http://godel.nuigalway.ie/opentrad/

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  • The Crypt

    Killarney Nightlife

    Killarney has no shortage of pubs, and the craic is equally good in places such as Tralee, Dingle and Kenmare. For clubs, you can try The Crypt in Killarney, it's a hotspot for the young of Kerry. You'll find this one on College Street in Killarney town. Right next door in the hotel is Scruffy's pub. The reason I liked it might have something to do...

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  • Muddy Maher's

    Kinsale Nightlife

    A wonderful pub with a great atmosphere, get bartender (John) and great live music. Spent my Friday night here and enjoyed the potato skins and Guinness while listening to live music and conversing with John. Only a block away or so away from the hostel so I didn't have to stumble too far to get to bed ;o)

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  • Good Time Charlies

    Howth Nightlife

    A small friendly club with a good atmosphere. My main memories of the club consist of the doorman wearing shiny suits and trilby hats, and my then girlfriends friend putting a condom over his head and blowing it up using his nose. Smart casual.

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  • An Droisead Beag

    Dingle Nightlife

    This place is definately one of my favorite pubs in Europe. It had a fantastic atmosphere, the music was great, and the people were friendly. I would recommend getting their early, as the bar can get very crowded. We ended up sitting close to the stage, and everyone in the bar was singing and dancing fairly soon after the music started. If you are...

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  • The Pumphouse

    Kilkenny Nightlife

    The Pumphouse is a great place to go to watch live music in Kilkenny. Traditional music sessions are held on monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings during the summer months. The pub attracts a warm and welcoming crowd, and they serve good bar food too.

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  • Spirals

    Tralee Nightlife

    Spirals is a great niteclub if you just want to dance to 70s-90s music and size up the cuties :) I think either Friday or Saturday night is Ladies night, so you wont have to pay (if you're a girl)... No trainers/sneakers.

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  • Beatsahoy

    Derry Nightlife

    UPDATE February 2004: It looks like the boys have problems getting the boat rented again due to Insurance costs (which are sky high in Northern Ireland for anything with an engine!). But they still do the nights in Sandinos. Check their website for dates. My mate Chaz (see pic) organises this monthly event together with his mate Jonny. Both take...

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  • O'Connor's Pub

    County Clare Nightlife

    Even though it's a really touristy place this pub is great fun. Packed with people and there's a good Irish music sessions every night! Everybody is allowed to join, very original and nice! Don't wear your warm jumper - it can get really hot in here!

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  • Galway

    Ireland Nightlife

    Galway v Limerick??? Galway without a doubt... it has everything going for it. I went to College there for three years & it's probably the best location in Ireland for a hectic social life. To be honest, you cannot go wrong in the City of the Tribes! Enjoy, C Casual

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  • Gay / Lesbian Bars

    Dublin Nightlife

    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 as a hot spot on the Northside for clubbers gearing up for a night of dancing over the weekend but a few years ago the bar was relaunched as a...

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  • The Bodega

    Cork Nightlife

    What sounds like a spanish restaurant is a good combination of nightclub, pub and restaurant with many different areas and bars. It is located in an old market hall which has been divided into several new stores with bodega getting the largest part. The market hall was completed in 1843 and known as the "Irish market" (compared to the "English...

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  • High Stool

    Limerick Nightlife

    High Stool is a pretty cool pub on Catherine St. Two stories, with a more traditional pub upstairs, albeit with cushy benches/couches along the walls (though the cushion I was sitting on kept falling off all the time). Downstairs is where the stage is, as well as a seating area and a small dance floor. They get small bands from all over playing...

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  • Pubs (general)

    Galway Nightlife

    This is a big place with six different bar areas. The Whole place was re-fitted a couple of years back and is now a multi-leveled fun palace. You get the very crowded areas and quiter corners too. The Guiness is fine and they do coffee's and food as well. What makes the place is the mix of people - all ages and styles, locals and tourists. none

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  • Mustang Sallys

    Killarney Nightlife

    Mustang Sally's on Main st , US style bar. VERY loud music. The thing to remember about going out in Killarney is that it often caters to the tourists so kitschy Oirish pubs do abound, with traditional music. Pub dress code is pretty casual. Hardly any bouncers.

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  • The Summit bar

    Howth Nightlife

    The Summit bar is, of course, located just below the peak of Howth Head. By then you'll probably be gasping for a drink by then! :) Very popular with the locals. I like going there in Winter, it is very cosy and has a lovely intimate atmosphere. Casual

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  • Foxy John's

    Dingle Nightlife

    This is sooooooo lovely. The left side of the shop is a pub and the right side of the pub is a hardware shop! I loved this place. What I hated though was tourists who come in with their camera, film or take pictures, and go out again. Please don't do this. It's a pub - not a museum!!

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  • Matt the Miller's bar

    Kilkenny Nightlife

    This is one hell of a lively Irish pub...we had a wonderful lunch earlier on the friday of the august bank holiday weekend..great service and we decided to come back later to hear the "KILKENNY'S" a local band play...the pub was full of all types of people singing and dancing what an atmosphere..we were brought out to dance by two lively irish...

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  • Kerry..

    Ireland Nightlife

    DICK MACKS is a DAY and NIGHTTIME place to be .It used to be a shop where you can get your shoes fixed or buy some new ones and have a drink while you waiting. It still has all the old thinks in there. brilliant sessions happen there. great pub dont miss it... ANYTHING GOES!!!

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  • Bars....

    Dublin Nightlife

    We went here recently and had a great time. Buskers is a large bar and has great seating areas. We all had burgers which were delicious, freshly made and as described on the menu, chips were hot and served in a cool little metal bucket. There was live music which was excellent, they really knew how to get the crown going, we had intended moving on...

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  • Sin é

    Cork Nightlife

    Widely considered to be the most authentic pub in Cork, this place is surely worth a visit for a pint or two. The pub opened in 1889 and received a name which could be translated as „That's it“ - a pun, as their neighbours are a funeral home. Before the pub, there was a barbershop in this place and its barbershop heritage can still be seen,...

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