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Good Clean Fun for All the Family. All Locals at the Local.

The Blue Light is a real Irish local Pub with an amazing view of the lights of Dublin City and Bay... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Dublin, Ireland
A great rural, local spot, authentic, not touristic

We came before it was dark, before the trad started, but the views were our consolation prize, and... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
New England
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Barnacullia, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

The Blue Light is a real Irish local Pub with an amazing view of the lights of Dublin City and Bay. We were there on a Tues night,there was traditional Music out the front (under cover) and then inside another session in front of a...More

1  Thank petervsheehan
Reviewed 26 September 2018

We came before it was dark, before the trad started, but the views were our consolation prize, and wow are they amazing - the iconic Poolbeg Stacks can be seen from the outside tables across the street, Dublin Harbour is at your feet, beautiful panorama....More

Thank lexmiller
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Great location and great music! It has a really nice outdoor patio, and then the music is inside. Glad we stopped here.

Thank beth ann k
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Incredible views, good pints, nice staff, and a real genuine pub that is still local rather than just a "destination" pub. Not too far to get a taxi home after a long sitting either!

Thank Dave K
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Light up your evening or weekend or lunchtime with a trip to one of Ireland, nay the world's, most iconic watering holes. We rocked up there last Tuesday at midday for a pint or two and a toasted special, just a divine day with the...More

3  Thank Galdanagh
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

One of the best views in Dublin. A local taxi man in Tallaght told us about this pub and said its a very local pub. Johnnie Foxs the famous pub in the mountains is 20 mins away but The Blue Light feels way less touristy...More

Thank Maccers101
Reviewed 30 May 2018

What can you say about the Blue Light. Whether it's warm sunny days overlooking Dublin or cosy winter nights, with creamy pints, it has it all. Definitely one to put on your list. As a Dub., I've been popping up to "The Blue" for many...More

Thank frequentflyerdude
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

It is unusual to find a country pub that welcome visitors so thoroughly that you feel like you've made new friends. The musicians just show up and join in. I played piano for a bit (though the piano could use some tuning). The beer is...More

Thank BethR325
Reviewed 6 April 2018

This pub has been in the same family for generations and is very special. It is nestled in the foothills of the Dublin Mountains, (just 4 mins drive off the M50 ring road motorway at the turn off for "Stepaside"). Excellent very local pub, the...More

2  Thank Robert S
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Fantastic night in the Blue Night to celebrate 🎉 staff friendly nothing a problem great party family and friends enjoyed local musicians who played all night 💃🏻💃🏻🕺🏿🕺🏿🕺🏿 Thanks Pat Clodagh and all the crew 👍👍👍👍 great view also

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Response from Bruno B | Reviewed this property |
get the green line (luas) up to gleincairn station and get a tazi from there. Is going to be a lot cheaper.
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