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Monday 5 June 2023 Dublin: 18°C

# Pints

This year
# UK Budget
'Brexit pubs guarantee' and free childcare, what was in the UK's Budget?
The UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer has frozen the duty on draught pints and promised up to 30 hours per week of free childcare for eligible households.
Last year
# factcheck
FactCheck: Did the EU ban crown symbols from appearing on pint glasses in the UK?
The Mail on Sunday made the claim yesterday.
All time
# Pints
Dáil bar to reopen for first time since last year
The two bars in Leinster House have been closed for much of the pandemic.
# Pints
Pubs 'extremely happy' with 7 June outdoor opening but some restaurateurs still 'frustrated'
Restaurant owners are unhappy that hotels can serve food indoors before them.
# Let's Get Quizzical
Quiz: Where are these pubs located?
Test your knowledge of pubs from a whole host of counties.
# time please
Taoiseach: 'There's nothing I would like better right now than a pint in a rural pub in the west of Ireland'
Rural TDs criticised the Taoiseach for keeping ‘wet’ pubs closed.
# pour one out
Quiz: How much do you know about pints?
A pint’s a pound, the world around.
# Let's Get Quizzical
Quiz: Can you guess the pub from its interior? (This is hard)
This is not going to be an easy one.
# Pints
Two-metre social distancing rule could be reduced to one metre for pubs and restaurants opening this month
Restaurants and pubs which serve food are due to repen at the end of June.
# peanuts and pints
Poll: Will you go to a pub/restaurant when they're permitted to open on 29 June?
The government announced the acceleration of the plan to re-open Ireland yesterday.
# Pints
Pubs serving food can reopen on 29 June but with table service only
All other pubs can reopen on 20 July – three weeks earlier than originally planned.
# few jars
Quiz: Look at these old photos of Dublin - what pub stands there today?
You’d miss pints, wouldn’t you?
# social distancing
Taoiseach dismisses idea that €1 should be added the price of a pint when pubs reopen
The Taoiseach said he hopes pubs can open again before a vaccine is found.
# Pints
Dáil bar: Over €13k more spent on drinks so far in 2019 compared to same period last year
Twice as much was spent in February 2019 than the same month last year.
# blackstuff
Here's how many thousands of pints of Guinness were sold in the Dáil bar this year
Who was it necking the shot?
# Pints
Which Dublin Beer Garden Should You Visit This Week?
Plan ahead for the good weather.
# pints pints maybe
Poll: Will you go to the pub this Good Friday?
After 91 years, Irish people will be legally allowed buy a pint in a pub on Good Friday.
# Pints
Are you heading out for a St Stephen's day session?
We need to know.
# Pay Up
Taoiseach says politicians should settle their Dáil bar tab or have it taken from their salaries
The unpaid tabs at the Dáil bar and restaurant amount to €5,000.
# pintwoman
Here's Halle Berry chugging an entire pint of whiskey at Comic Con
Down in one.
# which dublin nightclub are you
Which Dublin Nightclub Are You?
There are three types of people.
# Hands Off
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.”
# one street at a time
'I'm a rebel': The band of Brexiteers who change metric signs after sundown
The group sticks card onto street signs to give distance in yards instead of metres.
# i've had a bad pint
12 crimes against the pint that should be punishable by law
Would you put a Flake in that there for me now?
# Pints
Justin Bieber has been enjoying some of the best pints Dublin has to offer
Sinking the Guinness.
# drink driving
One in four farmers said they have driven home after drinking at least three pints
The Irish Examiner and ICMSA poll finds that 23% admitted to drink driving in the last six months.
# the fleadh
This pub in Clare has seriously stocked up for the Fleadh this weekend
So many kegs.
# the checklist
17 Irish pubs to cross off your pint bucket list
Tick them off.
# Summer In The City
Half of Dublin went out for pints in the Barge last night
Sun’s out, crowd’s out.
# Fancy Dress
A Dublin pub is hosting an epic screening party for the Game of Thrones finale
Big night.
# be grand
12 things every Irish person says during midweek pints
“I have exactly 3 hours and 13 minutes of sleep.”
These pubs are offering free pints for the Ireland match on Monday*
On the condition that we actually score, mostly.
These pubs are offering free pints for the Ireland match on Monday*
On the condition that we actually score, mostly.
# cork like
Murphy’s is the most underrated pint in Ireland and needs to be celebrated
One, please.
# hairy lemon
Jack Reynor celebrated his IFTA win in the most Irish way
… he took it for pints.
# Pints
Tennent's gave the best response to someone asking about low calorie beer
They told em.
# the local
Good news Ireland! Living near a pub makes you happier
# just the one
The 8 best pubs in Galway for a cosy pint snug-style
Winter is coming.
# pinting days
A definitive ranking of the nights of the week to go for pints, from worst to best
Let us guide your week.
# Friends
The two doppelgangers from the flight to Ireland ended up going for pints in Galway
They were randomly staying in the same hotel too.