Ireland has a very unique culture and is steeped in rich history. No visit to Ireland is complete until you have visited a traditional Irish bar! With welcoming turf fires, foot tapping traditional Irish music, song and dance, welcoming atmosphere, friendly people, good food and drink, what better way to experience all of this when in Dublin than with an ‘Irish music pub crawl of Dublin’!
For further details please read on….
The Irish bar, pub or public house has long been the centre of Irish social life. Pub crawl tours are a great way to explore Dublin and its culture, there are many types of pub crawl tours available from literary pub crawls to music pub crawls and more, the following article takes a closer look at Irish music pub crawls available in Dublin.
The Musical Pub Crawl offers one such tour and takes you on a musical crawl of some of Dublin’s oldest and popular establishments. The Musical Pub Crawl visits many traditional Dublin pubs and listed are just a selection included:
Oliver Saint John Gogarty’s is a very popular traditional Irish pub located right in the heart of Dublin city centre. Popular among locals and visitors to the city, this pub is located in Dublin’s cultural quarter of Temple Bar. Here you will be entertained with live traditional Irish music, song and dance each day from 2.30pm to 2:30am! There is a traditional restaurant upstairs which has achieved the prestigious ‘Dining Pub Award’ in the past serving the very best in Irish cuisine. A great night is assured when you visit Oliver Saint John Gogarty and why not wash your experience down with a pint of the black stuff!
The Ha’Penny Bridge is an old style Dublin pub nestled right in the heart of Temple Bar. Located on the south bank of the River Liffey on Wellington Quay it over looks the Ha’Penny Bridge – hence the name! Over the years The Ha’Penny Bridge bar has seen very little change and is a fine example of an Irish old style bar. Live music, craic and singsongs are provided here seven nights a week.
Another popular Temple Bar watering hole is Brogan’s Bar; located just at the edge of the lively Temple Bar district this is a popular pub among locals, tourists, passer-by’s and people attending the Olympia Theatre which is located just next door! This is a great traditional Irish bar serving great drink in a cosy and friendly atmosphere. Serving pints since 1747 this is one of Dublin’s oldest public houses and offering excellent traditional Irish music sessions.
The Palace Bar:
The Palace Bar is just another little hidden gem of Dublin’s many public houses, located on Fleet Street in Temple Bar. This is a small but cosy Dublin pub offering a good atmosphere with friendly staff. This is another popular traditional Irish music venue attracting the same cliental. Established in 1843 this is another Dublin pub with a long tradition of pulling pints. Popular with writers and poets like W.B Yeats, Patrick Kavanagh and more there is a presence of the past still felt here today.
The Musical Pub Crawl of Dublin comes highly recommended and is reasonably priced at just €10 per student and €12.00 per adult.
The meeting point of this tour is upstairs at Oliver Saint John Gogarty’s pub at 7.30pm every night. You are advised to arrive early to avoid disappointment!
Summer Schedule: From April to October inclusive: 7 nights a week.
Winter Schedule: From November – March: – Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays only.
For further details please check out The Dublin Music Pub Crawl website.
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