Public houses and other establishments which feature live traditional Irish music are wide and varied throughout Ireland. Browse our list of some of the popular venues and enjoy the craic of a hearty session.
Main Street, Pettigo, Donegal
This premises is located in the border town of Pettigo -(Donegal / Fermanagh).
With old world charm, open fires, renowned ‘specials’ and pub food it is a popular stop with both locals and visitors alike. Stop by for some trad and a creamy pint.
The Diamond, Donegal, Donegal
Situated in The Diamond in Donegal Town, this fine old building encases a wonderful atmosphere with a bright, cheerful decor while, at the same time, maintaining an intimate and cosy atmosphere. The pub is renowned for its fine food with an award winning menu to cater for all tastes.
Live entertainment from Thursdays (varied to suit all tastes).
To experience a real traditional Irish Pub with character, ceol and craic where a true Donegal welcome awaits you, a visit to Sean Ogs is a must.
Good quality bar snacks are available and it’s renowned for its fabulous live music sessions on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday nights. For a night to be remembered or an enjoyable break on your travels visit Sean Ogs.
Main Street, Bundoran, Donegal
This is a family run pub where you’re always sure of a warm welcome. Music entertainment is also found in this pub and it has musical links with the French. In the seaside town of Bundoran this is truly a traditional old world pub where you are guaranteed a great night of entertainment and craic.
Killarney Town, Kerry
The Killarney Grand (Sheehans Bar) is the only venue in Ireland offering a myriad of entertainment under one roof 7 nights a Week all year round. Voted Irish Music Pub of the Year 1996. Famous faces frequent the place regularly & Many of Irelands top acts have played here.
Main Street, Dingle, County Kerry
An Droichead Beag (The Small Bridge) pub is located on the corner of Main Street and Spa Road, and has traditional Irish music sessions seven nights a week. Enjoy the craic over a warm fire whilst sipping on a pint of your choice.
Main Street, Glenties, Donegal
Molloy’s, which is part of the Limelight Entertainment Complex, comprises of a spacious public bar with open fire, and a large lounge at the back. The walls are decorated with G.A.A. photographs, including Anthony Molloy who captained Donegal to its first ever All-Ireland win in 1992.
The pub oozes with atmosphere, and it is well worth a visit.
This lovely, family run pub on the north eastern coast of the beautiful Inishowen Pennisula is a haven of relaxation and entertainment. It is noted for a fine selection of quality food and drink, traditional Irish music and a friendly welcome.
The Backroom Bar is one of Ireland’s top live music venues and features acts from all around the world. It’s an experience you will never forget.