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O'Sullivan's Courthouse Pub

The Mall, Dingle, Ireland
+353 66 915 2853
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Best Irish music in Dingle

After a meal this is the best pub to go to to listen to Irish music. A very relaxing atmosphere and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ryle P
via mobile
Too many drunks.

I have been there three times and every time there were drunks in the bar. One early evening, a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Bill M
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“every night” (26 reviews)
“great music” (53 reviews)
“trad music” (25 reviews)
The Mall, Dingle, Ireland
+353 66 915 2853
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After a meal this is the best pub to go to to listen to Irish music. A very relaxing atmosphere and good ambience with top musicians playing great Irish music.

Thank Ryle P
Reviewed 5 days ago

I have been there three times and every time there were drunks in the bar. One early evening, a drunk passed out at a table next to ours and crashed to the floor, upending the tables and spilling a full glass of beer into my...More

1  Thank Bill M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dropped into this pub on our second night in Dingle and was blown away by the quality of the music.The friendly staff just added to the atmosphere and they sure knew how to pull a nice pint of Guinness. If you're into the music this...More

1  Thank Brenda4292
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As we quickly learned, Irish pubs are content with a limited draught menu (Guinness, Smithwicks, Carlsburg), and a "live music" sign can be a grab-bag of anything goes (how about some Eagles covers?). However, O'Sullivan's was delightful both for its amazing craft beer selection (alongside...More

Thank Ryan W
Reviewed 31 July 2017

This pub was recommended to us by a few different people, and it did not disappoint! It offers great atmosphere with traditional Irish music. Get there around 30 minutes before the band is scheduled to start to secure a good seat. O'Sullivan's ended up contributing...More

Thank AtlAmanda27
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We went in to shelter out of a very wet evening, of course the best place to go is a high stool and even better a place with good beer. My husband had Guinness he said the pints were the best he's had in a...More

Thank loveGra
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Indeed recommendable. Music every night – and not just for tourists, all the locals are there too. Local Irish music. The place is packed – for good reasons. So come early or stand up in a corner.

Thank A S H
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Talented musicians both times, could not stay the first time just too many people. Beer selection was OK. Sunday afternoon was much less crowed but still the atmosphere was too cramped. Go for the music talent. Liked the Marina Inn for entertainment set-up. We did...More

Thank ski&brew
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Nice pub with great music. It was a lot of fun to listen to Tommy O'Sullivan and his wife perform a variety of music. Watch your head when you enter if you are tall!

Thank mizzouengr
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Great traditional Irish music jam session. Reasonable pints, great atmosphere and tremendous fun. A must in Dingle!

Thank relee96
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9 June 2015|
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Response from Peter B |
The children are allowed in as long as they behave themselves. It is a bar, not a playground

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