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The Irish Pub Film (Full Documentary )

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The Irish Pub Film (Full Documentary)

The tradition of the Irish pub. Speaking to pub owners all over Ireland, Alex Fegan gets into the heart of what makes "the Irish pub" the institution that it is.


Although this documentary was made in 2013, The story of The Irish Pub is  now more relevant than ever.

“A thoroughly delightful documentary celebrating Ireland's wonderfully unique old pubs, the marvellous characters who run and patronise them, and the roles they've played in Irish life down the centuries”

Brad Newsome

Sydney Morning Herald

The Irish Pub is a eulogy to the greatest institution in Irish society, the pub or more specifically the traditional Irish publicans who run them. The characters in this exceptionally endearing film all run and own pubs that have been in their families for generations and it is through their warmth, wit and wisdom that we gain an insight into the heart and soul of The Irish Pub.

Directed by: Alex Fegan

Starring: Liam Aherne, Willie Aherne, Bobby Blackwell



"It’s like a safety valve for the population of Ireland," Keane says. "We probably have less psychologists than any other country in the world. But there’s probably no country in the world who needs them more." - The Washington Post


"The Irish Pub" plays like a portfolio of lovely postcards, with splendidly photographed pictures of quaint buildings, cobbled streets, breathtaking landscapes, and smiling faces as hollowed and worn as the centuries-old stone floors of the title taverns. - The Boston Globe


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Top 10 Famous Irish Pubs in IRELAND


Top 10 Famous Pubs In IRELAND

  • Tigh Neachtain, Galway City
  • THE Stag’s Head Dublin  
  • Mutton Lane Inn, Cork City
  • Sean’s Bar, Athlone
  • Temple Bar Dublin
  • The Long Hall Dublin
  • The  Brazenhead Dublin
  • Matt Molloy’s, Bridge Street, Westport, Mayo
  • Michael Flannerys Traditional Irish Bar, Limerick
  • Hargadon’s Bros. Sligo


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