Great Irish Bars: Oldies but goodies

What makes the bars listed here special is their ability, generation after generation, to absorb each new scene, yet to never become subsumed into them, instead accommodating each new wave by having it adhere to the old rules

18th August, 2019

A recent spoof article in the satirical online publication Waterford Whispers was headlined: Old Men Ask Young People ‘To Stay The F*** Out Of Old Man Pubs’. It was a well-aimed dart at the hipsters flocking to old-school boozers in search of the true ‘authenticity’ of a traditional ‘aul’ fellas’ pub.

What makes the bars listed here special - and it’s a list that could easily have been...

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