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Malzards Pub Stoneyford, Ireland
#1 of 594 Nightlife in Ireland’s Ancient East
The owner, Fred, and Andy are welcoming bar tenders and they draw friendly locals who will take the time to have a great conversation, give you some pointers, and make you feel like an old friend for a night or two!
Would definitely recommend club orange and the Guinness!
Costigan's Pub Cork, Ireland
#2 of 594 Nightlife in Ireland’s Ancient East
The bar staff were both friendly and welcoming- Mary and Colm were both extremely knowledgeable and happy to give me advice on everything from what beers to try (Murphy’s!!!!) and what sights to see.
Our first welcome to the pub was from Ciaran at the bar, who introduced himself as a six foot leprechaun... the entertainment that we received from Ciaran was outstanding!
City Limits Comedy Club and Late NIght Venue Cork, Ireland
#3 of 594 Nightlife in Ireland’s Ancient East
Highly recommend the Comedy Club for a night out ! Excellent venue, good choice of beers and wines, the staff are welcoming and Ross Browne has us crying with laughter.
City Limits is quite simply Ireland's best comedy club outside of Dublin, and by far the best in Ireland for the tourist due to its intimate setting, welcoming nature and a mix of local, national and international...
The Shelbourne Bar Cork, Ireland
#4 of 594 Nightlife in Ireland’s Ancient East
Great cork bar,great atmosphere,very friendly staff and very helpful especially JJ and Brian .Huge range of whiskeys and lovely alcoves for meeting friends
Great bar.Plenty of screens to watch sports and attentive and knowledgeable staff.JJ went through an array of whiskeys to find something suitable for me.Very impressed by his knowledge and how welcoming everyone w...
The Hole in the Wall Kilkenny, Ireland
#5 of 594 Nightlife in Ireland’s Ancient East
We found this bar in Rick Steve's guide to Ireland as part of the nightlife section for Kilkenny.
We enjoyed our Whisky and our coffee (both excellent) very much Alison the lady behind the bar was so friendly and funny and sang her favorite songs Highly recommended!
Sin E Cork, Ireland
#6 of 594 Nightlife in Ireland’s Ancient East
Fantastic music, cozy bar, tons of locals to give you advice (drink the Murphy's when in Cork), and a good whiskey selection to choose from.
Nice mix of people (locals & visitors) talented musicians, friendly and efficient bar staff and quirky decor.
Ceili by the Lee Cork, Ireland
#7 of 594 Nightlife in Ireland’s Ancient East
The Harbour Bar Bray, Ireland
#8 of 594 Nightlife in Ireland’s Ancient East
It had a few different rooms all amazing in their own unique ways the bar staff were great full of craic and alway pleasant and helpful!
Brought friends into the harbour bar and they absolutely loved it.From the quirky decor to the history of the bar we enjoyed two visits to it and spent a lovely afternoon sitting in front of the fire with drinks.T...
James Griffin Pub Trim, Ireland
#9 of 594 Nightlife in Ireland’s Ancient East
What a fantastic venue for any occasion!!Everything from live music, friendly staff, catering, atmosphere and by far the most fun I've had in a local Irish bar! Thank you Lenihans xx
... and you are sure to strike up a conversation with some of the regulars , It has retained the old Irish pub but with a slightly modern twist and as you explore inside more you will find more and more cosy bars .
Sean's Bar Athlone, Ireland
#10 of 594 Nightlife in Ireland’s Ancient East
Great Traditional bar with great Staff Location: best location in the town for nightlife.
Sean's bar is a must see amazing great nights entertainment Great atmosphere The oldest pub in Ireland very friendly and welcoming
The Dylan Whisky Bar Kilkenny, Ireland
#11 of 594 Nightlife in Ireland’s Ancient East
I was in for a treat with some of the best live music I've heard, in a cosy little bar in Ireland, sipping on the best tasting Guinness I've ever had while chatting to some Irish folk.
The Dylan Whiskey bar is a lovely quaint bar with a huge whiskey selection and nice choice of beers and cocktails.
Flannery's Bar Limerick, Ireland
#12 of 594 Nightlife in Ireland’s Ancient East
Fantastic pub... cozy bar with a phenomenal whiskey selection as well as a great full service restaurant.
I love going back to Flannery's Bar time and again, be it the main bar or Michael Flannery's for something a bit quieter, both are great pubs.
The Fisherman's Thatched Inn Ballybrittas, Ireland
#13 of 594 Nightlife in Ireland’s Ancient East
Women who want a real cultural exchange can receive behind-the-bar training on pouring a perfect Guinness, including a Sean Ward autographed diploma if you master the craft.
The owner Sean, along with his grandson Sean, went out of their way to show us around the bar and to make sure to educate us about their offerings of Irish beer and whiskey.
Kelly's Bar Cobh, Ireland
#14 of 594 Nightlife in Ireland’s Ancient East
We were here on a cruise ship & after strolling around this lovely town & visited a few museums & the fabulous cathedral, we paused for a refreshment in the welcoming & friendly bar.
Great bar with character!Landlord and locals chatty,friendly.This was a very good call .The Guinness was first class.The welcome was just what we wanted!
Dolan's Pub Limerick, Ireland
#15 of 594 Nightlife in Ireland’s Ancient East
Great Bar Lovely Inside and The Irish Stew is Delicious
The staff are friendly & knowledgeable, the food in the bar is a treat in itself and the overall atmosphere, led by Mick and his family/staff amounts to an unbeatable experience.
Bobs Bar Durrow Durrow, Ireland
#16 of 594 Nightlife in Ireland’s Ancient East
A very friendly and cosy bar with lots of character, well worth a visit!
And if Bob's bar staff reads this comment we want to thank you again a thousand times !!! Love from france
The Mutton Lane Inn Cork, Ireland
#17 of 594 Nightlife in Ireland’s Ancient East
... Lane is tucked up an narrow lane very close to the Wonderful English Market, There's a timeless glamour to this pub and a very well stocked Bar , The Hendricks is served superbly, Great staff love the place ️
This bar is like going back 200 years faboulous spot really quirky loads of candle light a great spot to while away a few hours with friends the bar staff are really friendly a must visit bar.
Dalton's Bar Kinsale, Ireland
#18 of 594 Nightlife in Ireland’s Ancient East
During our Historic Stroll Kinsale Walking Tour, Barry Moloney mentioned that Daltons Bar was a great place to hear traditional Irish music every Monday night.
Bar staff really friendly too.
Jack Meade's Pub Waterford, Ireland
#19 of 594 Nightlife in Ireland’s Ancient East
The large bar was built in and around 2005 and boasts an extensive beer garden with children's play area.It plays host to ducks on the stream and to the goats, ponies and donkeys who live happily together.
This place is a great place to go for lovely quality bar food at very reasonable prices.
Gertie Browne's Pub Athlone, Ireland
#20 of 594 Nightlife in Ireland’s Ancient East
Looking for a bar with a live band that we could get a seat in,we were lucky and got settled in,a great atmosphere and had a great laugh with all the folks around.
Bar staff are sound and food is delicious.
Cleere's Bar and Theatre Kilkenny, Ireland
#21 of 594 Nightlife in Ireland’s Ancient East
Cleere’s Bar is the original of the species, a tradition Irish bar with plenty of local banter, fantastic traditional music played by super talented musicians, one of the best pints of ale or stout to be found any...
Friendly bar staff and great atmosphere.
Tynan's Bridge House Bar Kilkenny, Ireland
#22 of 594 Nightlife in Ireland’s Ancient East
This was a fantastic night and a great bar with a lot of character and laughter.
If you are in Kilkenny and want a traditional night get over to this bar and enjoy some great Irish hospitality
The Malt House Athlone, Ireland
#23 of 594 Nightlife in Ireland’s Ancient East
Love the Malt house that its my local, great clean, warm, friendly enviroment with Great music and great bar staff!
We visited the bar on three different occasions meeting Michelle on 2nd visit, warm and charming lady with great infectious laugh.
DeBarras Folk Club Clonakilty, Ireland
#24 of 594 Nightlife in Ireland’s Ancient East
Regular visitor Exellent staff best bar around.
Well they have the DeBarras Folk Club on Postcards.
Rob Roy Bar, Cobh, Co Cork Cobh, Ireland
#25 of 594 Nightlife in Ireland’s Ancient East
Cobh, Co Cork, Ireland was our 1st stop on our cruise so we had to stop for a drink at the Rob Roy Bar.
Could have stayed several hours but needed to leave in search of food, for which bar staff made several helpful recommendations
MacCarthy's Bar Castletownbere, Ireland
#26 of 594 Nightlife in Ireland’s Ancient East
... when we moved back to Ireland in 1994 we have had a trip to West Cork every other year and always pop in to see Adrienne and as always we get a huge hug and a welcome from Adrienne and the bar is always buzzing.
Beautiful old bar with fantastic history and things to look at.
Spirit Store Dundalk, Ireland
#27 of 594 Nightlife in Ireland’s Ancient East
Renovated and expanded over a number of years, it has an extensive down stairs bar area with many nooks and crannies.
Great friendly atmosphere & helpful bar staff.
The Oval Bar Cork, Ireland
#28 of 594 Nightlife in Ireland’s Ancient East
The Oval Bar was a excellent bar, once you have entered through the curtain you have gone into a different atmosphere lit up by candlelight.
Another great bar from the 'Cork Heritage Pubs' stable of bars.
The Roaring Donkey Cobh, Ireland
#29 of 594 Nightlife in Ireland’s Ancient East
The roaring donkey is filled with welcoming local Irish making you feel at home and as if a local yourself, friendly bar staff (Tiggy & co) and a cosy relaxed setting to enjoy drinks with friends.
It was magical to sit and listen, the high light of all bars we went to in Ireland!
The Greyhound Kinsale, Ireland
#30 of 594 Nightlife in Ireland’s Ancient East
Just some comfy seats, a great sound system playing great tunes at a volume you can hear but happily talk over, a well stocked bar, and friendly bar staff.
We had a great time in here its a nice small cozy irish bar with a blazing open fire and nicely laid out seating Lots of singing and irish banter here and the bar staff were very good at dealing with the busy crowd