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Old 19-02-2012, 08:06 PM
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Default Death of the Irish boozer.

THE IRISH PUB, says the Lonely Planet travel guide, is the country’s number-one attraction. Yet it is also doomed, according to leading food writer John McKenna. Health campaigners have its products in their cross-hairs, but the truth is that many of us are increasingly indifferent to its long-standing charms.

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Is the pub really doomed ?
Maybe.
Especially if they carry on thinking all punters want is a telly set to Sky News, indifferent service, no food and mawkish stout.
Costing even more than it did during the Celtic Tiger.
Fuck it lads, publicans deserve to perish in a pool of their own greed.
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Old 19-02-2012, 08:09 PM
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Doomed.

If it wasn't for Sky Sports they'd be gone long 'go.
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Old 19-02-2012, 08:11 PM
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Doomed.

If it wasn't for Sky Sports they'd be gone long 'go.
Publicans got away with it for years and made fortunes

The price of a pint is way too high
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Old 19-02-2012, 08:17 PM
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the publicans greed has come back to bite them in the ass. tough shit.
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Old 19-02-2012, 08:21 PM
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Ye can't bate the pub. Watched the chelsea united game in The Temple Bar. Paid 5.90 for a pint of Carrig. The place is hopping 7 nights of the week.
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I find the pubs in Cork always to be empty enough. Dublin doesn't seem to have the same problem. In fact, the pub tradition is alive and well in Dublin I would say.
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Old 19-02-2012, 08:23 PM
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Greatly exaggerated, I'd say. There may be fewer of them unfortunately but most of the good ones will see this out and rise again.
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Old 19-02-2012, 08:25 PM
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Loads of pubs and nightclubs gone out of business in Dublin the past 2 months
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Loads of pubs and nightclubs gone out of business in Dublin the past 2 months
Places like the Odeon are/have closed, but I'd say they were never busy in the first place. I haven't seen too many places empty. Even in January when it's a notoriously quiet month.
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Ye can't bate the pub. Watched the chelsea united game in The Temple Bar. Paid 5.90 for a pint of Carrig. The place is hopping 7 nights of the week.
are you nuts??
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PROC Gig Guide
The Lee Sessions
The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St.

Tuesday 17th June @ 9:30 pm


PROC Gig Guide
Factory Acts
Crane Lane Theatre, Phoenix St., 9pm

The Lee Sessions
Sin É, Coburg St, 9:30 pm

The Lee Sessions
Sin É, Coburg St, 6:30 pm

Pat Carey
The Parnell, Parnell Place, 9:30 pm

Ian Whitty and The Exchange
The Roundy, Castle St., 9pm

Ceol Coolroe
The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St., 7pm

The SG's
The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St., 11:55 pm

Crazy Chester
The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St., 10pm

Ceol Coolroe
The Oliver Plunkett, 7pm

J90
Reardens, Washington St., 10pm

Declan O'Rourke
Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St., 8pm

Witless
The Woodford, Paul St., 9:30 pm

Tim Mullane
The Welcome Inn, Parnell Place, 10:30 pm

Bone Dog Blues
Charlie's, Union Quay, 10:30 pm

Lunchtime Concert By Cork Academy Of Music
Cork Vision Centre @ St. Peter's, 1:15 pm

Terriers with Guilty Optics
Mr. Bradleys, Barrack St., 9:30 pm

The Planted
The Grafton, Oliver Plunkett St., 10pm

Gangs
De Barras, Clonakilty, 10:30 pm

The Japans
Bru, 10pm

Moon Seisúins
Carroll's Bar, 9:30 pm

Traditional Concert with Geraldine O'Callaghan (Fiddle), Aid
Ionad Cultúrtha, 8:30 pm

The Lee Sessions
An Spailpín Fánach, South Main St., 9:30 pm

Csn Live 'N' Gigging Showcase
Firkin Crane, 8pm

DJ Val
Crane Lane Theatre, Phoenix St., 11:30 pm

Our House Presenting Playhouse & Special Guest Remix
Eclipse Nightclub, 11pm

The Joint Is Jumpin'!
The Porterhouse, Sheare's St., 9:30 pm

Living It Large Presents Simon Patterson
The Savoy Theatre, Patrick St., 10:30 pm

'Fallen Angel' Short Film Premiere
The Imperial Hotel, 8pm

The Matchmaker
The Everyman, MacCurtain St., 8pm

Fred & Alice
Half Moon Theatre, Half Moon St., 8:30 pm

My Education, My Future
James Barry Exhibition Centre, CIT Bishopstown Cam, 10am

Views: An Exhibition By Elisenda Caamano
The Beggarman, Gillabbey Street, 6pm

Kids Arts & Crafts Classes
Cork Vision Centre, North Main St, 11am

Lifelong Learning Festival Chance To Dance
Firkin Crane, Shandon, Cork, 2pm

Cork City FC V Sligo Rovers Fc
Turners Cross Stadium, 7:45 pm


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