Ireland's nightlife is world-renowned. From cosy country pubs to lively city nightclubs and cafes, there is something for everyone here. The pub is still the centre of the Irish nightlife and is a great place for talking, meeting people, catching up on some local gossip, eating, drinking and generally having a good time.
Traditional pubs are still the most common type in the country with the basic pleasures of good beer, good conversation and few frills. Local musicians often play at such places so if that's what you're after it's usually worth asking round.
The larger towns and cities also have more modern / cosmopolitan type places including some continental-style cafe-bars, disco-bars and of course nightclubs. Dublin, with its young working population has probably one of the most eventful nightlife scenes in Europe. In other cities such as Belfast, Galway and Cork with their young student populations there are always music events on all year round.
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Main Street, Julianstown, Co. Meath
Nestled in the valley of the River Nanny, in the village of Julianstowns is the north easts newest Gastropub, The Lime Kiln. Offering an exciting food menu, great wines and a range of specially selected craft beer from around the world.
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Leitrim Place, Wicklow Town, Co Wicklow, Ireland
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Bridge St, Trim, Co. Meath
Sally Roger's Bar in the heart of Trim beside all the historical site - King John's Castle, yellow steepel which can be seen from the balcony which hangs over the river Boyne. Live Music on the Weekends
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Main St, Grangecon, Dunlavin, Co. Wicklow
A unique, hidden gem in the quaint and peaceful surroundings of Grangecon just off the N9 in West Wicklow, Moore's of Grangecon is a charming, traditional pub, grocery and restaurant serving the finest quality tapas and bar food with friendly hospitality
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Vale Of Avoca, Avoca, Co. Wicklow
Benjamin's Restaurant now open at The Meetings. Under head chef Benjamin Patterson, why not enjoy food fit for a Queen or a rockstar. Ben has cooked for them all. Fine food in a wonderful atmosphere overlooking the fabulous Meeting of the Waters. A
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Junction 19, M11, Jack Whites Cross, Ballinapark, Brittas Bay, Co. Wicklow
Jack White's is a traditional irish pub and restaurant in Wicklow county. It is located in N11 road, where the smuggler and pirate Jack White used to operate in the coast denominated Jack's Hole.
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