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The Thursday tipple: Peter’s Pub, Johnson Place

It’s a distinctive name for a pub in Dublin – not a surname in the possessive case or an adjectival definite article (e.g. The Hairy Lemon), but a possessive case first name. Peter’s pub: owned by three generations of Peters … Continue reading

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The Vikings never left

As we remember the epic battle that saw Dublin banish its Vikings, 1,000 years ago this month, one could be forgiven for thinking the commemorations are premature. I cannot manage to walk through the city without the part amusing, part … Continue reading

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The Dublin literary pub crawl

Ireland is famous for its writers and its pints, and whether you’re a tourist or a local there are few better ways to get a sense of this interesting and lively city than the Dublin literary pub crawl. On the … Continue reading

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