Publican Paul Clinton says the seating areas outside the pub are part of the legal licensed area, but are not beer gardens. “It’s furniture on the grounds.”
From Cromwell to Covid, a Walking Tour Journeys Through the History of Ringsend’s Pubs
In 1850 there were 12 pubs but only about 2,500 people in the area, says local historian Eddie Bohan, a former lounge boy, bartender and publican.
Ballymun Should Have at Least One Pub, Local Residents Say
“No shops, no pubs, no entertainment for the kids, we’ve to go on the bus to the bingo,” says Dinagh Neeson. “There’s nowhere to socialise.”
Two Friends Resurrect a Running Club with a Beer Chaser
“We thought the idea of a running club with a craft-beer focus was incredible,” says Ross Carr.
A Weekly Meet-up for Sociable Knitters at the Pub
Amy Coleman was unsure if others would turn up. “Is this something that people are going to like or am I going to be the weirdo knitting on her own in a pub?”
Smaller Pint Sizes Have Crept into Some Pubs, But They Haven’t Taken Off
Several pubs across the city have rolled out these smaller glasses in the past few years, trying to match strength or price and quantity.
City Briefs: Liberties Pub to Be Revived, but Stasis in Bluebell
It looks like a pub is set to reappear on the Four Corners of Hell in the Liberties, and councillors at a recent meeting considered plans for development in Bluebell.
At Walsh’s in Stoneybatter, Cheesy Tuesdays Take the Biscuit
It all started about a decade ago, when a few regulars asked if they could eat some of their favourite cheeses inside, with a cold pint. By now, it’s become a tradition.
At Christmastime, Free Soft Drinks for Drivers, but Few Takers
As part of the Designated Driver campaign, pubs and restaurants have for 12 years been offering sober drivers free soft drinks.
Vacancy Watch: Plans to Replace the Tenters Pub with a Replica
Like many buildings across the city, the historic pub has been left vacant and allowed to crumble. The developer says it’s no longer possible to preserve it.