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Great Traditional Pub and Music

Even as a tourist we felt welcomed. The staff took the time to introduce themselves and explain the... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Quintessential Irish Pub

We had the pleasure of visiting this lovely pub as part of a recent group tour of Ireland. This was... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Denise A
Zionsville, In
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The traditional Bar with its beautiful black oak backdrop has a warm welcoming feel. The open fire with its log and turf blaze catches the eye of the weary stranger and local alike. Called the Guinness House O Donnells is renowned for its Guinness...more
Main St., Cliffoney, Ireland
+353 71 916 6421
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Even as a tourist we felt welcomed. The staff took the time to introduce themselves and explain the selection of beers. The musician was local and had a lot of energy, delightful tunes and jokes. He encouraged the entire room to sing out and clap...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2018

We had the pleasure of visiting this lovely pub as part of a recent group tour of Ireland. This was an optional tour through our tour company and was money well spent. We visited there one afternoon and enjoyed stellar service by Annette and lively...More

1  Thank Denise A
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

A group of us spent an hour or so at this local pub. The entertainment was a guy who played quite a few instruments and told jokes. Lots of laughs and great relaxing time!

1  Thank Rita R
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We stopped here on a bus tour for a "traditional Irish pub" night. We were not disappointed. There was live music which was excellent. We were encouraged to sing along. My sister and I sat at the bar, as our group packed the place. We...More

1  Thank 652jeniferw
Reviewed 21 June 2018

One of those little gems that you find in Ireland that ooze charm and atmosphere. Has billiard table in the back.

1  Thank 778sb1979
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Great pub. Good friendly atmosphere. Great pint of Guinness. Nice comfortable snug. Bar staff and service is excellent. All in all can’t fault.

1  Thank mervyn221
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Always a craic here. Surprised to find a Pool table and this is a big plus and should be advertised because you wouldn't know it's there. Clean larger/beer. It's nice to see a venue take pride and clean the beer lines (obviously weekly) as it's...More

1  Thank branston1234
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We recently stayed three nights nearby at the wonderful Castle View B&B. Came all three nights to this pub. Nice bar staff, two sisters who reside nearby, were friendly and professional. Saw some fine live Irish music. Walked to the nearby Harrison's for late dinner....More

1  Thank eddie729
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Popped in here for a pint before going to see a local play. Lovely pint, nice staff and a roaring open fire. Walls adorned with pictures and memorabilia. Board games available too. Well worth a pit stop.

1  Thank harp2715
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

The pub ticks all the boxes if its authenticity and atmosphere you're after! Nice barstaff, really friendly owner, and very clean. Gorgeous open fire adds to ambiance

1  Thank Meg R
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