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The Academy

The Academy (57 Middle Abbey Street, Dublin 1) – this unique downtown Dublin venue has four levels of entertainment, including live music (with acts ranging from The Killers, to Sam Sparro, Buzzcocks, mega club DJ Calvin Harris, and hip hop pair Macklemore & Ryan Lewis appearing here). A popular event here is “Propaganda club nights” […]

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Ri-Ra Bar

Ri-Ra Bar (Dame Court, Dublin 2) — Dublin’s longest running and funkiest nightspot, happening since 1993 and still attracting crowds. Draws in a good mix of punters in the 20-40 age group. Open six nights a week (closed Sunday) with mainly local DJ’s playing mainly soul and funk. Good value at the bar too with […]

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Madison Nightclub

Madison Nightclub (6-8 Wicklow Street, Dublin 2) – this is one of Dublin’s trendier nightspots (attracting a crowd of those 23 and older) – playing a variety of music (from Top 40, to House and Trance music). Note: unlike some of the city bars (where casual attire is more readily accepted), this venue demands that […]

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Howl At The Moon

Howl At The Moon (7 Lower Mount Street, Dublin 2) — Dublin’s most legendary party venue and nightclub, Howl at the Moon on Lower Mount Street, is spread over four different levels from the underground atmospheric nightclub to the Velvet Lounge on the top floor. Minutes from the Aviva Stadium, RDS and St.Stephens Green, Howl […]

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Everleigh Garden

Everleigh Garden (33 Harcourt Street, Dublin 2) — centrally located on Harcourt Street, Everleigh Garden is a unique nightclub experience – a destination for the local “in crowd”. An electric atmosphere where its garden comes to life. Everleigh plays a variety of music — from chart hits to electro-house and from RnB to all the […]

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Dakota Bar

Dakota Bar (2 South William Street, Dublin 2) – the location of this bar (which opened in 2000) once housed the fabric warehouse for nearby Grafton Street’s Switzer’s Department Store. There are many facets to Dakota – during the day it serves fine freshly made food and offers an oasis of calm in downtown Dublin. […]

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Club Nassau

Club Nassau (Kildare Street Hotel, 47-49 Kildare Street, Dublin 2) — located opposite the walls of Trinity College on Dublin’s historic Nassau Street, Club Nassau has been the home of the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s & more for many years and has entertained generations of Dublin party goers.

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Club M

Club M (Blooms Hotel, Anglesea Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2) — Club M nightclub has proved popular with locals and tourists for over 20 years. With some of Dublin’s best DJ’s, fresh contemporary interior decor, and a fun loving crowd, Club M truly means a fun and stylish night out.

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Andrew’s Lane Theatre

Andrew’s Lane Theatre (9 St. Andrews Lane, Dublin 2) – this venue has quickly become a favored hangout for Dublin’s coolest kids. Located just off Dame Street, the one-time playhouse now hosts a mixture of buzz bands and cutting edge club nights for a young, hip audience that know how to party. The stripped down […]

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Winding Stair

Winding Stair (40 Lower Ormond Quay, Dublin 1) – named after a poem by William Butler Yeats, this restaurant stays focused on local cuisine. The Winding Stair is known for its Connemara beef and lamb, smoked Irish meats, Monaghan duck, and excellent cheeseboards. The beer list focuses on local and international micro breweries with an […]