Nightlife – One thing that you won't
be short of in Dublin is nightlife. Whole areas of
the city, like Temple Bar, buzz with energy and creativity.
One hour in Dublin and you’ll be high on the
‘craic’! It’s an explosive mixture
of energy and warmth, music and style. Not to mention
a mind-blowing collection of 1,000 pubs. When it comes
to entertainment Dublin has a whole host of treats
Just walk around the streets and you'll see the diversity;
cool bars, all pale wood and aluminium, alongside
traditional old pubs, complete with the snug for secrecy;
the aroma of freshly brewed coffee mingling with the
distinct smell of hops from the Guinness brewery.
The Pubs of Dublin are not simply
places in which to satisfy your thirst. They are theatres
for storytelling, backdrops for romance. They are
a social meeting point for locals and tourists alike.
You will always be welcomed with open arms and treated
like a long lost friend. You are spoilt for choice
when it comes to dining out with good old-fashioned
fish and chips, sushi bars and Victorian tea-shops,
aspect of theatre you enjoy there will certainly be
something to interest you while you are in Dublin.
Music in all its forms is very accessible in Dublin
and often experienced with its natural accompaniment
- dance. The recent popularity of "Riverdance"
has re-ignited interest in traditional Irish dancing,
which visitors can try their hand at in numerous venues
around the city. Or if this is not to your taste,
why not dance the night away at one of the many trendy
nightclubs that carry on well into the morning hours.
Recommended Nightlife in Dublin:
Middle Abbey Street, Dublin 1
Spirit has been open for four years..... In its short
history has changed the face of late night entertainment
in Ireland .... Three areas over four floors Body,
Mind and Soul ... treatment area for massages, Tarot
and even henna tattoo's and the best music across
all genres complete with the coolest DJ box you have
ever seen. Spirit come and be amazed. Find out more
Blooms Hotel, Anglesea Street, Temple Bar
Club M is one of Dublin's greatest nightclubs. Open
six nights a week and known for its unbeatable atmosphere.
Truly a night out not to be missed.
5 Aston Quay, Temple Bar
The Viperoom Theatre Bar & Club is a late night
venue, set on two levels with a full bar and live
music. A perfect easy-going atmosphere, in which to
sit back and appreciate the staged live salsa and
rhythm 'n' blues music.
Lower Camden Street
This authentic Dublin pub is popular with Gaelic footballers.
American president Bill Clinton sampled a pint here
when he visited in 1996.
3 Harry Street
A famous literary pub very popular with the tourists.
It was once the city morgue and was later converted
into a chapel hence the Gothic decor. Brendan Behan
was a regular. Provides Jazz and Blues music. Late
15-18 East Essex Street, Temple Bar
Decor is traditional - bare floorboards and exposed
brickwork. Cosmopolitan clientele. Busy most nights.
Traditional music nightly, set dancing Monday to Wednesday
9-11.30, late bar most nights and The Pier nightclub
Stephens Green Shopping Centre
Huge, retro-style music theme bar with an electric
atmosphere. A must for anyone with a taste for the
alternative. Expect to queue at weekends. Food served
till 1.30am and music from the 60s and 70s till 2am.