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Fifteen MORE of the best places in Ireland to have a sunny pint after work

You spoke, we listened. Here are 15 more suggestions for after-work drinking spots.

THE LAST BATCH of good weather saw The Daily Edge suggest a few places that you might like to head along to for a sunny pint.

A lot of you felt a bit aggrieved that your favourite drinking spots were left off the last list – and here we are going to try and amend that.


1. The Dirty Duck

Located in Hollywood to the north of the city, the Dirty Duck’s beer garden has a grass floor and occasionally features live music.

the dirty duck Source: Discover Northern Ireland


2.  Flanagan’s Bar

This bar was suggested by a reader as somewhere to go over the summer. It also comes highly rated on TripAdvisor. 

flanagan's bar


3. The Pink Elephant

This bar and restaurant in Cork – called ‘The Pink Elephant’ after its distinctive colour – is known for its food and looks out over Courtmacsherry Bay.

the pink elephant Source: Irish Tourist


4. The Dungloe

This entry from Northern Ireland has a large beer garden and plenty of live music. Most pints cost less than €4.00.

the dungloe bar Source: 32 Counties


5. Smugglers Creek Inn

This watering hole in the north of the country has stunning views out onto the Atlantic Ocean.

smuggler's creek Source: Picasa 2.7


6. The Blue Light 

Located on the outskirts of Dublin, The Blue Light offers some pretty amazing views of the capital.

the blue light Source: The Blue Light via Facebook

7. The Angler’s Rest

By the banks of the Liffey, this bar offers seafood and is a great location for an after-work pint.

anglers rest Source: Anglers Rest


8. Tigh Neachtain

This bar is located in the heart of Galway city and is the former home of prominent animal right’s activist Richard Martin. It also has pretty great outdoor seating.

galway bar irish name Source: Tigh Neachtain


9. McEvoy’s

This bar has a traditional set up and has a stunning view overlooking the Grand Canal.

Mcevoys The view from McEvoy's Pub Source: South Dublin County Libraries


10. Curragower Pub

Sitting on the banks of the River Shannon, this was recommended by a commenter for having “great food, drink, atmosphere and views”.

curraghgower Source: Curragower Bar and Restaurant


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11. Flanagan’s

“Mayo’s Original Tapas Bar” has a pretty great outdoor area if you’re looking for a sun spot after work today.

flanagan's bar mayo Source: Flanagan's Bar


12. O’Connells Pub

This bar located on top of the Hill of Skryne, is around 200 years old and, features in the Guinness Christmas ads. It has a sheltered outdoor area for pints in the summertime.

o'connell's bar Source: Picasa


13. The Strand Bar

Looking out over the Sligo strand, one visitor on TripAdvisor describes The Strand Bar as having a “terrific setting, friendly staff and a lovely atmosphere”.

the strand Source: The Strand Bar


14. Larkins

Another recommendation from a reader, this gastro pub has stunning views of the surrounding Garykennedy area.

larkins Source: Larkin's via Facebook


15. Murphy’s Law

As well as having a breakfast challenge, this bar in Athlone also has a pretty great beer garden. It also has a reputation for a cheap pint.

murphy's law Source: Athlone Beer Club

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