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Thomas Connolly Sligo

Closed Now: 11:00 - 00:00
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Great old style pub in Sligo

Visited this pub on a thursday evening. Friendly, efficient staff. Great pints and good value too... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Dublin, Ireland
Pure authentic pub

great atmosphere and pints. Old men during the day. Football in the evenings. Beautiful interior... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Seamus K
Salzburg, Austria
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  • Terrible4%
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“oldest pub”(5 reviews)
“old style”(4 reviews)
“sunday night”(3 reviews)
There has been a pub here since 1780, opening onto Holborn Street. The Markievicz Road end was originally living quarters. Thomas Connolly's pub was first licensed in 1861. There's a great account of Connolly's in the book The Irish Pub, by James...more
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1 Markievicz Rd, Rathquarter, Sligo, Sligo, Ireland
+353 71 919 4920
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited this pub on a thursday evening. Friendly, efficient staff. Great pints and good value too. Sport on the TV's and live music later. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

great atmosphere and pints. Old men during the day. Football in the evenings. Beautiful interior. Rugby fans are a bit discriminated against... to be honest. I’ve had a mid-game rugby match I’m watching switched over to football right in front of me - twice- without...More

Thank Seamus K
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Every pub we visited on Monday night was dead, until we go to Connolly's. It was hoppin. Brilliant atmosphere Three fantastic musicians, playing what was described as fusion music. It was a great mixture of trad and The Beatles and John Martyn. Not a seat...More

Thank Deirdrebip
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Was in on thursady 19 July..... seamie o dowd and Co were playing ....great staff - made you feel very welcome , great music and the pints were top class ...... definitely a bar you want to visit if you like your music and a...More

2  Thank mairtinderry
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Love this pub , the staff are excellent so warm and friendly , will help you out with anything they can . Drinks we tried were of excellent quality and the music is unbelievable , cant wait to go back here

2  Thank jacinta5550
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Traditional decor-good Guinness, quintessentially Irish, just awesome! The staff didn’t try very hard but I guess that’s the style over here!

Thank TexasBugaloo
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

I went to listen to trad music, but as the football (soccer) game finished late, the set was late to start. It was a decent place, but I was tired so didn’t stick around. I’d definitely give it another try.

1  Thank tmmoore52
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

The oldest pub in Sligo keeps its dark woody interior sit at the bar or in more intimate sections. Friendly staff full of information, advice and good humour.

Thank 3chooks
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

If you're looking for a real authentic Irish bar, then look no further than Thomas Connolly's. Great staff, great atmosphere, great location. Would highly recommend.

Thank Stephen O
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Visiting Sligo on a cheeky City Break for my wife’s birthday. Having researched what was on in the city we called in at 9.20 as live music advertised to start at 9.30. Ordered a round of drinks which came to over a €1.00 more than...More

Thank Michael M
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