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Saturday 2 December 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# going out

Last year
Poll: Are you going out tonight?
Or are you not bothered will all that nonsense?
Poll: Do you want nightclubs to stay open later?
Legislation allowing nightclubs to stay open later will be ready this year, Leo Varadkar said yesterday.
All time
From cheese to chimichurri: 22 innovative Dublin restaurants changing the way we eat in 2019
The capital’s food culture is changing. Here are the places pushing it forward.
Poll: Is it okay to chat through a gig?
Give it to us straight. Be honest.
25 of the best bars in Ireland... according to people who work in bars
We asked some night owls for their recommendations on where to go out in Dublin, Cork and Galway.
'So many venues' wheelchair bathrooms won’t have sanitary bins, soap, or mirrors - they barely have a working lock'
Going to gigs or performances when you have a disability shouldn’t be a stressful experience. We find out more at the launch of Arts and Disability Ireland’s latest strategy.
Every crisis of conscience you have before going to your local nightclub
To go out or to stay in, that is the question.
Just 16 tweets that sum up the magic of a big bag of cans
It’s that time of the year.
13 deadly 2-for-1 cocktail deals available in Dublin
Bookmark this for your next night out.
18 memories of the Ozone everyone who was ever there will recognise
Goin O 2nite?
19 actual things that have made me emotional while hungover
*wipes tear from eye*
10 wonderfully old school pubs in Dublin for when you just want a 'quiet one'
No €12 cocktails in sight.
8 actually good things to do in Dublin this Valentine's Day
Pass the prosecco.
One of Dublin's most beloved auld lad pubs closed its doors for good yesterday evening
Farewell to the Sackville Lounge.
A spectacular house in Sligo is the Airbnb gaff most desired by Irish families
*heart eyes emoji*
This Dublin artist is drawing gorgeous illustrations of classic Irish pubs and landmarks
These are just lovely.
A bar in Meath has the perfect solution for when you leave your drink to go to the jacks
“Gone to pee, leave my drink alone.”
Legendary Dublin pub McDaids actually pops up in Ben Affleck’s Gone Baby Gone
G’wan lads.
People are loving this Mam's hack for drinking wine on the train
There's going to be a Super Nintendo gaming night at The Back Page pub in Dublin
An actual Super Mario Kart Tournament!
A pub in Dublin is offering free pints if Trump mentions 'the wall' at the inauguration
“We will give everyone a complimentary drink if he mentions ‘Mexico’ or ‘the wall’.” Nice one.
What Percent Dry January Are You?
A scientific assessment of your chances of making it through.
13 memories of Bondi Beach Club anyone who was ever there will instantly recognise
The best of times.
A Dublin pub's staff bought one of their regulars headphones to watch matches in peace
A sound gesture, literally.
12 things anyone who has ever been out in Dundalk will understand
Welcome to fun-dalk.
There’s a Harry Potter pub crawl happening in Dublin next month
Harry Potter and the Dublin Pub Crawl.
'Didn't even drink that much': A sketch on the grim January return to an Irish office
The thoughts of this.
This photo of a girl trying to sneak her dog into a Monaghan nightclub is class
She would have gotten away with it too if it wasn’t for you meddling bouncers.
No telly, creamy Guinness, and celeb spotting - Here's why The Long Hall truly is a Dublin treasure
The beloved Dublin pub has had a busy year.
The 21 stages of going out 'down home' on St Stephen's Night
The best night of the year or the worst? You decide.
11 essential ingredients for the perfect Irish pub
Best pubs in the world, surely.
Can We Guess Your Age Based On Your Drink of Choice?
We think we can.
15 gorgeous shots of Carrick-on-Shannon that prove it's more than just hens and stags
There's a massive charity 12 pubs taking place in Ballinasloe this Friday
Nearly 500 people have signed up.
These lads from Tallaght did 12 pubs dressed as Band Aid last night
Feeed the world.
This Irish bar in New York has made an epic Christmas tree with kegs of Guinness
As you do.
A new pub just opened in Stoneybatter with a barbershop inside
Shot back and sides, please.
Galway pub An Púcán has employed an Elf on the Shelf just in time for Christmas
Watching over you as you pint.
This gal turned her water dispenser into a wine dispenser, and everyone is in awe
This pub in Dublin is dedicating St Stephen's Day to all things Father Ted
The tradition lives on.