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# story-of-my-pub - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

'It’s not uncommon to see three generations sitting at a table': The magic of Geoff's in Waterford
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'It’s not uncommon to see three generations sitting at a table': The magic of Geoff's in Waterford

Sep 19th 2018, 4:23 PM 2,122 Views 0 Comments

How the iconic pub came to be.

# story-of-my-pub - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

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

Sep 12th 2018, 4:57 PM 5,672 Views 1 Comment

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

# story-of-my-pub - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

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

Sep 5th 2018, 4:24 PM 5,289 Views 0 Comments

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

# story-of-my-pub - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

'We never knew it'd be such a big deal': How O'Connell's in Meath ended up in an iconic Christmas ad
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'We never knew it'd be such a big deal': How O'Connell's in Meath ended up in an iconic Christmas ad

Aug 29th 2018, 4:51 PM 10,184 Views 7 Comments

‘Don’t forget to turn the lights off…’

# story-of-my-pub - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

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

Aug 22nd 2018, 5:11 PM 2,058 Views 0 Comments

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

# story-of-my-pub - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

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

Aug 15th 2018, 3:33 PM 8,924 Views 0 Comments

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

# story-of-my-pub - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

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

Aug 8th 2018, 4:23 PM 958 Views 0 Comments

The Dundalk institution, still going strong after two decades.

# story-of-my-pub - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

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

Aug 1st 2018, 4:08 PM 5,556 Views 1 Comment

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

# story-of-my-pub - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

'The music soothes the brain': An Spailpin Fánach and the art of the impromptu session
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'The music soothes the brain': An Spailpin Fánach and the art of the impromptu session

Jul 25th 2018, 5:01 PM 1,773 Views 0 Comments

The magic of the Cork institution.

# story-of-my-pub - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

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

Jul 18th 2018, 4:44 PM 9,920 Views 0 Comments

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

# story-of-my-pub - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

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

Jul 11th 2018, 3:41 PM 7,249 Views 5 Comments

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

# story-of-my-pub - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

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

Jul 4th 2018, 4:59 PM 1,706 Views 0 Comments

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

# story-of-my-pub - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

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

Jun 27th 2018, 4:38 PM 9,844 Views 0 Comments

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

# story-of-my-pub - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

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

Jun 20th 2018, 5:02 PM 2,572 Views 1 Comment

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

# story-of-my-pub - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

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

Jun 13th 2018, 4:51 PM 2,081 Views 0 Comments

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

# story-of-my-pub - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

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

Jun 6th 2018, 3:54 PM 3,505 Views 1 Comment

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

# story-of-my-pub - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

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

May 30th 2018, 4:16 PM 5,312 Views 1 Comment

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

# story-of-my-pub - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

'I'll stop you there. He'll take the money': How Cleere's pub made new traditions in Kilkenny
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'I'll stop you there. He'll take the money': How Cleere's pub made new traditions in Kilkenny

May 23rd 2018, 4:11 PM 5,807 Views 0 Comments

Here’s to Cleere’s.

# story-of-my-pub - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

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

May 16th 2018, 4:34 PM 2,916 Views 2 Comments

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

# story-of-my-pub - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

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

May 9th 2018, 4:35 PM 2,661 Views 1 Comment

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

# story-of-my-pub - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

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

May 2nd 2018, 4:53 PM 5,689 Views 0 Comments

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

# story-of-my-pub - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

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

Apr 25th 2018, 3:26 PM 4,909 Views 1 Comment

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

# story-of-my-pub - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

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

Apr 18th 2018, 4:40 PM 3,357 Views 0 Comments

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

# story-of-my-pub - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

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

Apr 11th 2018, 5:29 PM 3,497 Views 2 Comments

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

# story-of-my-pub - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

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

Apr 4th 2018, 5:14 PM 1,138 Views 1 Comment

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

# story-of-my-pub - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

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

Mar 28th 2018, 5:43 PM 3,569 Views 1 Comment

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

# story-of-my-pub - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

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

Mar 21st 2018, 4:18 PM 2,572 Views 0 Comments

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

# story-of-my-pub - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

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

Mar 14th 2018, 4:22 PM 2,935 Views 0 Comments

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

# story-of-my-pub - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

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

Mar 7th 2018, 4:29 PM 2,781 Views 2 Comments

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

# story-of-my-pub - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

'People think it's a gimmick until I show them the coffins': The Tipp pub that's also an undertaker
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'People think it's a gimmick until I show them the coffins': The Tipp pub that's also an undertaker

Feb 28th 2018, 3:57 PM 3,805 Views 0 Comments

Oh, and where Andrew Lloyd Webber is a regular.

# story-of-my-pub - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

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

Feb 21st 2018, 5:21 PM 4,021 Views 6 Comments

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

# story-of-my-pub - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

'You're being transported back': The Galway pub where the barman knew Samuel Beckett
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'You're being transported back': The Galway pub where the barman knew Samuel Beckett

Feb 14th 2018, 3:49 PM 2,312 Views 1 Comment

The story of Garavan’s.

# story-of-my-pub - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

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

Feb 7th 2018, 5:30 PM 7,137 Views 1 Comment

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

# story-of-my-pub - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

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

Jan 31st 2018, 4:29 PM 5,006 Views 1 Comment

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

# story-of-my-pub - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

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

Jan 24th 2018, 4:13 PM 6,633 Views 1 Comment

Step into Nancy’s and make yourself at home.

# story-of-my-pub - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

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

Jan 17th 2018, 3:20 PM 5,384 Views 3 Comments

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

# story-of-my-pub - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

'People come in to see their dads on the wall': The eccentric beauty of O'Lochlainn's in Ballyvaughan
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'People come in to see their dads on the wall': The eccentric beauty of O'Lochlainn's in Ballyvaughan

Jan 10th 2018, 3:44 PM 1,341 Views 0 Comments

If it’s good enough for Steven Spielberg…

# story-of-my-pub - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

'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
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'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

Jan 3rd 2018, 5:30 PM 7,478 Views 10 Comments

And how the landlord pranked his brother in front of Roger Moore.

# story-of-my-pub - Thursday 21 December, 2017

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

Dec 21st 2017, 9:53 AM 2,959 Views 0 Comments

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

# story-of-my-pub - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

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

Dec 19th 2017, 10:10 AM 2,364 Views 0 Comments

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