Irish pubs are all around the world! However, nothing beats an Irish pub in Ireland! Irish pubs can have such a good atmosphere and great folk music! Here is a compilation of the best pubs in Ireland that you must see before you die!
12. The Crosskeys Inn, Co. Antrim.
The Crosskeys Inn is the oldest thatched pub in the whole of Ireland! Crosskeys Inn is also one of Ireland’s most famous Irish Traditional Music Pubs. Musicians from all over Ireland have at one time or another played within (and outside) its walls.
11. The Brazen Head, Dublin
This pub is located just off the Liffey quays in Dublin, outside the city walls and near the original bridge of Dublin. It’s believed to have been a tavern since 1178. The historical and literary figures who have enjoyed a pint at the Brazen Head include James Joyce, Brendan Behan, Jonathan Swift , Robert Emmet, Wolfe Tone, Daniel O’Connell and Michael Collins, to name just a few.
10. The Cock, Gormanston, Co. Meath
It’s believed that The Cock stands on the site of an old medieval inn. Therefore, it has traded without interruption since the 1390s. The Cock has also proudly been run by 21 generations of the McCabe family.
9. T&H Doolans, Co. Waterford
The oldest tavern in Waterford, this establishment is said to date to 1400. The walls in the lounge were built over 800 years ago by the Normans. The pub is officially under preservation as a historical site.
8. McHugh’s, Belfast
This is the oldest pub in one of the oldest buildings in Belfast. It dates from 1711. It’s now a busy urban venue with a 100-seater restaurant, but the building itself dates back over 300 years.
7. Whites Tavern, Belfast
Proudly branding itself as Belfast’s oldest tavern, Whites Tavern is a top tourist attraction for Belfast! If you are looking to soak up a traditional Irish experience, this is a place worth visiting!