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Pub as good as it seems in the TV ad

We were recommended to head to Brennan’s and so glad we did. We remembered the pub from the recent... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
Dublin, Ireland
via mobile
History is here

Irish pub still cherished. Visit and cherish the moment. Sit in the snug and peer through the... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

We were recommended to head to Brennan’s and so glad we did. We remembered the pub from the recent TV ad and the pub was as expected. Lots of old memorabilia and pub untouched for years and years. Everyone welcomed and chats started in the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank siobhana456
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Irish pub still cherished. Visit and cherish the moment. Sit in the snug and peer through the revolving windows or in the lounges. No music, no food, no nonsense. Enjoy x

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sheffieldeats
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

So... Saw a Netflix movie on Irish pubs and Brennan's was in it. Was in Northern Ireland / Republic of Ireland for 5 days and wanted to go here. It was out of the way for me but it was well worth it. Had a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank GeauxHogsGeaux
Reviewed 9 June 2018

Time warp. Superb little bar as it was many years ago. Little has changed except the drink. The Guiness is superb and it is a great spot to chat with the locals or bar owner. Catch it while you can the landlady is still changing...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ed P
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Nice old pub. Guinness is €4.30 a pint. Worth a visit if you are going to be nearby. Found out about the place from watching the film “ The Irish Pub.”

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank DouglasP2145
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Oldest pub in the village, over 117 years old and owned by one family. Wonderful atmosphere and people.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank wendySanAntonio
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Having watched The Irish Pub on Netflix, my friends and I were determined to visit Brennan's Pub in Bundoran. We were not disappointed. As we knew, there's no music, no singing, no cursing and no TV. It's a wonderful place to sit and enjoy a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Paul F
Reviewed 10 October 2017

What an awesome wee pub. Great service, dinky and quaint. Would recommend drinking at the bar location as this is were all the craic is. Good old fashioned Irish bar with no nonsense service. Would recommend you do not walk by this wee bar.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Alan C
Reviewed 30 August 2017

as announced in the local newspaper, Nan Brennan, one of the sweet elderly ladies who ran the Criterion Bar, passed away mid August. So sad. Deepest sympathy to her sister Patricia and family.

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank Walter K
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Brennan's is a local institution. A traditional pub with a bar and a saloon. We had great Guinness and enjoyed a chat with one of the infamous owners - 2 lovely ladies. Nan who we spoke to said she was over 90 and still working...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Kyrstie S
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This bar is run by two senior citizens The quality of its beer is renowned It comes from years of experience A visit is a must