It would be difficult to visit Dublin without visiting a pub since the city has many of it, in fact, it has about 1,000 pubs or watering holes. You will find every kind of pubs, there are old traditional pubs that have live Irish music to funky cocktail bars to different levels of super pubs. However, from the wide array of pubs in the city, the best are those that exude the traditional character with mirrors, ornate bars, stained glass and marble. Also, many of the best ones are those that have been operating for hundreds of years.
After booking your flight to Dublin for a short visit, what are the must-see places that you should visit? If this is your first time to visit the city, it is recommended to take the Tour Bus of Hop On and Hop Off, you can pick the buses at O’Connel Street. The bus leaves every 10-15 minutes, get off from the bus at any of their 24 stops and hop on again on the next schedule. Here are some places that you must see on the tour:
The pubs and bars in Dublin are part of the culture and possess a long history in the artistic and social life of the city. This article will give you information about the classic Traditional Bars including the Modern Bars and Music Bars in Dublin.
The Irish pub life and pub culture is a popular subject abroad and even at home. Through the years, the number of pubs has been dramatically reduced because of the recent economic crisis, changing lifestyles and smoking ban. On the other hand, even with these circumstances that evolved through time, the pub was already an institution and it will remain an essential part of the tradition.
There are important things that you must know about the pub life in Ireland including tips and etiquettes. First, you must learn the origin of the word “Whiskey”. Originally, this word comes from ‘uisce beatha’ which means water of life for the Irish Gaelic. On the other hand, the people of Scotland spell whiskey without the letter ‘e’. There are hundreds of whiskies coming from Scotland but in Ireland, there are only a few and the most popular are the Bushmills and Jameson.
Since 2005, over 1,000 top-shelf and well-established pubs in Ireland have closed shop and hundreds more in 2012-2014. Despite the on-going recession of the country, the pubs in Dublin are surviving. There are 7,500 pubs left in the country and 700 of them are in the capital city, Dublin. The spirits in this industry may be down sometimes but the craic of the pubs in Dublin is going strong.
Dublin City has a wide array of pubs, from modern megapubs that cater to the young crowd, cozy and small corner pubs that have been around since 1916 which were not redecorated, pubs that cater to folk musicians and those which serve not only as watering holes for serious drinkers but more. Choosing the best pubs boils down to expectations and taste but this article will give you a list of pubs worth visiting when you are in the city and looking for a great night out.
This article is intended for first-timers in Dublin, this will help you where to go to avoid getting harmed on the first night. It is very important to have fun and know the culture on the first visit to play safe. Most of the tourists go to the Temple Bar but it is not advisable because the place is dirty and you will pay a high price for sub-standard drinks as well as services in tacky and overcrowded bars. Definitely, this is not the perfect place for your first night in Dublin.
When you are in Dublin, you will realize that the bars are busy places and the staff are becoming a blur. There are too many people waiting for the much awaited drinks or worse, they even have a hard time entering the place. At this point, your behavior is very critical to maintain your well-being. One of the most difficult parts when you are in the pub in Dublin is ordering drinks most especially for visitors but with this article, it will help you to obtain your order with minimum fuss.