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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.

http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/...311962363.html

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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Old 19-02-2012, 08:22 PM
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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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Old 19-02-2012, 08:26 PM
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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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Old 19-02-2012, 08:27 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.
are you nuts??
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