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O'Sullivan's Courthouse Pub

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Address: The Mall, Dingle, Ireland
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Great Place to Listen to Music

We loved this spot. The music was wonderful, the atmosphere was great, and the bartenders were really friendly. If you go, get there well before the music starts if you want to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
MaJolie72
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Lewes, Delaware
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Lewes, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We loved this spot. The music was wonderful, the atmosphere was great, and the bartenders were really friendly. If you go, get there well before the music starts if you want to get a good seat. The place gets packed.

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So Dingle is full of cool shops, pubs, pubs (did I say that already?) and music, and Tommy and Saundra's place is - besides having the best paint job - probably the best. For one thing, it's close to parking and a block from the shore. For another, Tommy O'Sullivan and his cool Texan wife, Saundra, play and sing most... More 

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Wells River, Vermont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We walked here from our B&B - not more than 10 minutes. What atmosphere! Low ceilings, nice peat fire and great trad music. The place was packed. Staff so friendly and all the people there were having a blast - great to talk to everyone. This was the best time I had in Dingle. GO - GO - GO!!!!!

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Hagensborg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

I met the owner, Tommy O'Sullivan and his wife, and listened to his band, as well as another great fiddle band. The place was friendly, cozy and eclectic. I had a very memorable evening.

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Bow, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This place was highly recommended by several locals, and didn't disappoint. Place is small so get there early if you want to see the musicians. Music was great, and place was full!

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Port Dover, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

O'Sullivan's was recommended by one of the shopkeepers as a great place to hear music. When we got there after dinner, the music session was underway, and the place was packed. It was very entertaining, warm, welcoming atmosphere, and the Guinness was very good. A newlywed German couple and their bridal party showed up, and the musicians got them all... More 

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Rye, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

I love this pub. The Irish music sessions were the best I heard in Dingle. The ambience is great, with lots of craic. The bartenders are friendly, witty and good at what they do. I can't wait to go back.

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Thank NHjo
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Has everything you want: craic, music, and great irish whiskey and beer. Has nothing you don't: tvs, pool tables or jukeboxes. What more could you possibly want?

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Austin, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Music, great atmosphere, staff is Craic!! Don't miss this place. Even on Monday, it's great!! The rest of this is because Trip Advisor won't take less.

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Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

there are no jukeboxes, pool tables, karaoke, one arm bandits or other gimmicks here, just music nightly, at a much more reasonable time of 8.45pm (much better for those who have to get an early start as most places don't have music till 10.30 in my experience). Good selection of beers and spirits. If you want a clearer head then... More 

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