5 Pubs In Dublin Where You Can Nurse A Pint On St. Patrick’s Day If You’re After Live Music

And want to avoid the mayhem in Temple Bar

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Finding a solid pub in Dublin with live music on St. Patrick’s Day isn’t easy if you don’t know where to look.

If you’re visiting the city for the first time, or if you live here and just aren’t familiar with Dublin’s traditional live music scene, navigating the busy streets on Paddy’s Day can be a pain in the… elbow.

Below, you’ll find 5 pubs in Dublin with live music for St. Patrick’s Day 2019.

For those of you that fancy listening to a few tunes while avoiding this…

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Photo via Visit Dublin on Twitter

Still debating dropping by Temple Bar on St. Patrick’s Day? Look at these photos first. You may reconsider.

1 – Darkey Kellys

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Photo via darkeykellys.ie/gallery/

Where: 19 Fishamble Street, Christchurch, Dublin 8

Music from: 12:30 – 22:30

2 – Devitts of Camden Street

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Photo via Devitts on FB

Where: 78 Lower Camden Street, Dublin 2, Ireland

Music from: 18:30

3 – Ned O’Sheas

Where: 2a Lower Bridge St, The Liberties, Dublin

Music from: 18:30 until late

4 – Nancy Hands

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Photo via Nancy Hands

Where: 30 – 32 Parkgate St, Dublin 8

Music from: Music in the lounge from 20:00 until late

5 – The Merry Ploughboy

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Via the Merry Ploughboy on FB

Where: Rockbrook, Edmondstown Rd. Rathfarnham, Dublin 16

Music from: 14:30

Other pubs in Dublin with live music

So, I would have put the Cobblestone in Smithfield at the top of this list, but I can’t find a mention anywhere that they’ve anything officially on.

That being said, they’ve live music rocking constantly, so it’s probably a safe bet to drop by!

Have somewhere to recommend? Pop the name in the comments section below!

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