For those in search of genuine Irish craic, look no further than a Kerry pub. With live music, banter, and your choice of beverage, a Kerry pub is not to be missed. See below for some popular choices.
Set in the heart of the Gaeltacht area of the Dingle Peninsula, Tigh on tSaorsaigh, is a genuine Irish pub providing bar food and live music nightly during the summer.
Valentia Road, Cahirciveen, Kerry
Enjoy a night of craic agus ceol in John D’s Bar. Go to John D’s on a Tuesday night and you will find up to a dozen local musicians raising the roof with a real Irish music session. Arrive early to enjoy a meal in the Iveragh Restaurant or the Bar Menu in John D’s. The Ring of Kerry Hotel is a boutique hotel of 23 rooms, offering a warm welcome and a true Irish experience.
Tralee Road, Killorglin, Kerry
The Fishery is one of Killorglin’s best known watering holes. It boasts a spectacular setting at the edge of the River Laune close to the main bridge and the famous ‘Puck Goat’ statue as you enter the town.
Main Street, Killarney, Kerry
This long established traditional Irish pub in the centre of Killarney is known far and wide by generations of tourists. The best of food, great music sessions, and a lively warm atmosphere make this a really great pub to visit.
Upper Camp, Tralee, Kerry
Ashes Bar is a traditional Irish pub that successfully incorporates a modern restaurant.
Enjoy a pint of Guinness while ordering tastes of the world from an extensive menu. Seafood is a speciality, and vegetarian dishes are also available.
Lively and informal, this traditional pub with its flagstone floor and high ceiling is a notable part of Dingle’s tradition.
Irish is spoken here and walls are decorated with pictures which illustrate the culture and history of the area. It has long attracted a strong local and visitor following for its regular music sessions.
Caitin’s is said to be one of the first legalised ‘shebeens’ in Ireland. Steeped in history and folklore, the pub has been patronised by some of Irelands most famous statesmen, such as Daniel O’Connell and the literary great Brendan Behan.
The pub has evolved over the centuries from a two-room ‘shebeen’ to one of the most famous stopping-points on the Ring of Kerry. Today it continues to offer the best of food, drink and entertainment, all served in a unique old-world setting.
6 Bridge Street, Tralee, Kerry
Val O’Shea’s is a long-established bar committed to service with a smile. Enjoy the best pint of Guinness in an ambience of comfort while relaxing with friends.