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Relax in Byrne’s , better known as Dan’s, which serves a gorgeous pint.
A strong contender for Ireland’s best pub, here you can enjoy an excellent pint of Guinness in a quiet atmosphere of conviviality. There is a separate lounge with velvet curtains, assorted paintings and cosy couches...
An art gallery, theatre and cinema. The theatre puts on excellent gigs and modern, experimental-style plays, while the cinema shows art-house movies almost exclusively. Call to check prices...
This popular watering hole does a roaring trade in beers from around the world as well as its own selection of intoxicating brews.
A real spit-and-sawdust kind of place with a clientele as old as the wood in the bar; it’s perfect for a quiet pint and a chat.
This greyhound track is close to the city centre and offers a great night out for a fraction of what it would cost to go to the horses.
Ticketmaster sells tickets to every genre of big- and medium-sized show – but be aware that it charges between 9% and 12.5% service charge per ticket .
Arguably the best coffee in town is the work of 2009 Irish Latte Art champion Fan Zhang, who mans his station like a smiling magician, carefully creating while engaging in friendly banter with his customers...
Fancy a bowl of soup and a sandwich with your theatre ticket? This marvellous space puts on interesting, experimental work by Irish playwrights in a suitably bohemian atmosphere. Mind your slurping.
Not as cool as it used to be, thank God; this is in Dublin's finest department store and is the best place to stop for a mid-shop reviver.
Used mainly by drama students, the theatre also features the occasional show by established troupes. It's all pretty cerebral stuff.
A traditional old bar that has Irish music downstairs on Sunday and Wednesdays, and comedy upstairs at the long-established Capital Comedy Club , which features local comics on the rise.
The northside’s most outrageous gay bar is almost always packed – they come for the floor shows both on and off the stage...
Four league titles in the 1990s, and one since the turn of the century…the Saints are an accomplished club whose ground is slangily known as the Stadium of Lights, in tribute to the infinitely more impressive ground ...
You think Gameboy and Xbox have spoilt the magic of puppetry for your kids? Let the Lambert prove you wrong with its excellent performances, staged every Saturday (and daily at Christmas and Easter).
Fabulous listings website for gigs compiled by one of the most trustworthy reviewers of the Dublin musical scene.
The best weekly listings magazine, it has film, theatre and music reviews, a feature or two and a comprehensive guide to what’s on and where
This children's centre has a 150-seat venue that stages shows for kids aged between three and 14.
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