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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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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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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
Birdsong
The Everyman, MacCurtain St.

Monday 12th May @ 8:00 pm


PROC Gig Guide
Two Glass Eyes
Crane Lane Theatre, Phoenix St., 11:30 pm

Simon Machale 'Let Down Those Old Defences' Album Launch
Coughlan's, Douglas St., 9pm

The Frisky Irish Whiskey Bar Grand Opening
The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St., 6pm

Sonny and Friends
The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St., 9:30 pm

Andy Dunne
Reardens, Washington St., 10pm

Only One Direction - Tribute Band
Cork Opera House, Emmet Place, 8pm

Barry O'Neill
The Woodford, Paul St., 9:30 pm

The Lowdown Sessions
Mr. Bradleys, Barrack St., 9:30 pm

Debarra's Sitting Room
De Barras, Clonakilty, 9pm

Black Velvet
Bru, 9:30 pm

The Lee Sessions
The Corner House, Coburg St, 9:30 pm

The Lee Sessions
The Rock Bar, Gilabbey St, 9:30 pm

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

The Lee Sessions
The Gables, Douglas Street, 9:30 pm

Live Trad Music Session with Johnny & Friends
The Gables, Douglas St., 9:30 pm

Potted Potter - The Unauthorised Harry Experience
The Everyman, MacCurtain St., 7:30 pm

Storyteller/Seanachai
The Franciscan Well, North Mall, 9pm

Cork Shakespearean Company 90th Anniversary
Cork Arts Theatre, Carroll's Quay, 10am

Under The Skin (15a) - World Book Fest 2014
Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St., 8:45 pm

Under The Skin (15a) - World Book Fest 2014
Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St., 4:15 pm

Magic Magic (15a)
Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St., 6:30 pm

Magic Magic (15a)
Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St., 2:15 pm

Cork Shakespearean Company 90th Anniversary
Cork Opera House, Emmet Place, 10am

We Were There
Cork Arts Theatre, Carroll's Quay, 8pm

'The Emotive Wartime Journey'
Tactic, Sample-studios, 3rd Floor, Former Governme, 1pm

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

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

Ballet Intense with Andrea Palacios
Firkin Crane, 11am


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