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Lá Fhéile Pádraig Sona Daoibh! (Happy St. Patrick’s Day)

St. Patrick’s Day is an undoubtedly raucous event in anyone’s calendar, whether Irish or just Irish-at-heart. And lu ckily this year, the big day falls on a Friday! With a whole weekend for full hangover recovery there’s no excuse not to head down to your local Irish bar, grab a pint of the black stuff, and toast “Slainte!” (that’s Irish for “good health”). To help you kick off the shenanigans in true style, we’ve compiled a list of the best Irish pubs and bars to celebrate in this St. Paddy’s Day.

Tips for Mother’s Day pub visit

Mother’s day is around the corner on Sunday 26th March. The big question, where to take your mum out for a treat? Do y ou go local? Or do you go to a spot that is known to be great on such a busy day for pubs around the country? If you are trying to pull out all the stops, here are a few things to check:

Poetic Pubs

Each year on (or around) the 25th January, laddies and lassies gather to celebrate the life and works of Scotland’s gr eatest poet, Robert Burns. Replete with whisky, haggis and bagpiping, Burns Night has been an annual tradition for over two hundred years. Most people know at least one of Burns’ works, most popularly ‘Auld Lang Syne’ and ‘Red, Red Rose’. On the day that many people hit the pub to toast old “Rabbie”, it’s a perfect occasion to tell you about some of our favourite UK pubs whose names pay homage to past poets and popular poems.


Best country dining pubs in 2017

County Dining Pubs Awards 2017

Every year the editors of the Good Pub Guide take the opportunity to rate the very finest Dining Pubs across Great Britain. The rise of the Dining Pub over the past 20 years has been one of the key features of the industry - and here we celebrate the very finest right across the country.
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