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The Battle for The Cobblestone Pub: Revisited

The Battle for The Cobblestone Pub: Revisited

Back in 2014, the inimitable and ground-breaking Dublin folk discombobulaters, Lankum, in their song Cold Old Fire prophetically sang of how they: look for signs that Dublin's heart's still beating,That concrete and glass and peelers and…
An Afternoon in The Palace Bar

An Afternoon in The Palace Bar

As of this moment, I’ve a list of about twelve pubs that I need to get written up for the blog and I really shouldn’t be writing this thing. But for some reason, probably because I’m afraid of forgetting it, I’ve decided that I’m…
Top 5 Christmas Pubs 2022

Top 5 Christmas Pubs 2022

Christmas – it comes earlier and earlier each year. And arriving earlier alongside it is that time-honoured tradition that me and mine call CCP season. CCPs, not to be confused with The Chinese Communist Party are Cosy Christmas Pints. Though…
The Last Night in The Flowing Tide

The Last Night in The Flowing Tide

The news came through in the same way that news like this often does – via rumour and hearsay. A friend of a friend’s workmate was “in there the other night and the barman said it’s closing in a week, getting turned into a hotel.” I…
Some new (very old) whiskies in three Dublin Pubs.

Some new (very old) whiskies in three Dublin Pubs.

For an hour and a half, I drank liquor so rare You’d swear it was made by the gods in the air Out of nectars and honey, and lotuses fair. And it freshly came over the border. When I came to write this little blog post, it was…
The Best 5 Pints of Guinness in Dublin City

The Best 5 Pints of Guinness in Dublin City

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Let me start this post by assuring you that DublinByPub has not decided to pivot toward a clickbait, listicle-heavy style of content. Nor are we looking to join the small country sized amount of Guinness review pages out there. But being a…