Trinity Bar & Venue

Month: May 2016

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Live Music May 30th-June 6th

Trinity Bar Venue hosts some of Dublin’s finest live musicians every night of the week! Located in the heart of Dublin in popular Temple Bar, and a stone’s throw from the city’s top attractions, you can’t go wrong with a night out at Trinity Bar Venue!


Monday, May 30th


Tuesday, May 31st

Irish Show

Daniel O’Sullivan

Wednesday, June 1st

Irish Show

Garry O’Brien

Thursday, June 2nd

Lee Tomkins

Friday, June 3rd

Daniel O’Sullivan

Robin McGuinness

Saturday, June 4th

Gearoid McCarthy

Hairy Badgers

Sunday, June 5th

Hairy Badgers

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Upcoming Live Fixtures May 30th-June 5th

Trinity Bar Venue, Dublin’s top Sports Bar, shows all of the best upcoming live fixtures, every week. Coming with a crowd for a big match? Click here to let us know and book a spot with a great view!

Monday, May 30th

French Open Tennis: The ninth day’s play at Roland Garros, where the fourth-round singles matches are scheduled to conclude in the second Grand Slam tournament of the year is showing today from 10am until 9pm.

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Tuesday, May 31st

Tonight the Irish soccer team takes on Belarus in a friendly from 7.45pm.

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Wednesday, June 1st

Live French Open Tennis from 1pm: Coverage of the 11th day’s play at Roland Garros, featuring the men’s and women’s quarter-finals in the second Grand Slam tournament of the year.


Thursday, June 2nd

There’s another pre-Euros International soccer friendly tonight at 7.45pm: England v Portugal.

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Friday, June 3rd

Live World Cup Darts, 7pm: Coverage of the second day of the doubles event at the Eissporthalle in Frankfurt, Germany, featuring the concluding first-round matches.


Saturday, June 4th

TwoInternational soccer friendlies this afternoon: Germany takes on Hungary at 5pm, followed by Slovakia v Northern Ireland at 7.30pm.

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Sunday, June 5th

Football and hurling showing this afternoon: Monaghan v Down at 2pm, followed by Waterford v Clare at 4pm.


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Diversity in the City of Dublin


The city of Dublin is home to some of the most stunning landscapes in Europe. The trademark beach and the assortment of some of the best bars in Dublin are some of the features that attract tourists to city. Despite not being dubbed the luxury capital of the world as a Paris or a London may be. The city has continued to garner fame through its exploits for the enhancement of tourism etc.

There are plenty of reasons which make the city the place it is today. With its strict enforcement of law and order, the provision of basic facilities, hotels, bars and inns for visitors and travelers or the exquisite cuisine of the city, there is something for everyone in Dublin. That is what makes it a city of diversity.

The Official Resolve

To the officials at the helm of affairs in Dublin, the city is not just your average run of the mill tourism hub. It needs to be much more than that and they have taken steps to ensure that is so. The city has a “Diversity Advantage” program which aims to promote and value people of diverse backgrounds, ethnic and cultural identities fusing into and adapting to the Irish way of living.

The city of Dublin and its heartland of Temple Bay are a welcoming, open, friendly and diverse place to visit. People in the city are encouraged to stay true to their identities and savor their own culture whilst appreciating that of their Irish counterparts. The rules and regulations in the city inculcate the culture of diversity and respecting people irrespective of their culture in the city.

A Diverse City

As you walk around the streets of Dublin you will be able to meet people belonging to different racial and ethnic identities all donning the cape of a true Irish. The country in general and the city in particular has had a welcoming attitude towards people from all racial backgrounds. Did you know that back in 2012, according to a magazine Ireland was hailed as the 2nd most Globalised country in the world?

For a tourist, Dublin is an ideal place to visit not only because it has some of the top Sports Bars in Ireland but because here you are able to find people from all walks of life, all working in tandem. The hospitality of the Irish is much talked about. This is clear in the way the nation has opened up to immigrants, people coming to the country looking for a job and starting a family. Even in terms of education institutions, Dublin is chief amongst a number of Irish cities that are welcoming of international students. The Irish attitude to people of all racial identities has meant that visitors are now able to feel at home when they visit Dublin.

If you are looking to visit the best Sports bars in Dublin or the best bars in Ireland, all you need to do is visit the Trinity Bar. To contact visit their website call at 01-6794455.

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Top Ten Things to do in Dublin


Despite being a small country, Ireland is making its place on the world stage as much for its tourism as it is for its distinct culture. Dublin is the city in Ireland that is leading the charge towards this tourist centric strategy. The city is filled with some of the best bars in Ireland, where you can go to savor your holidays. This blog outlines the top ten things you can do in Dublin.

1. Listen to Irish Music at Cobblestone

There are seldom places that are exclusively used to dish out some of the finest music in the area. One such place in Dublin is Cobblestone. You can visit the venue and enjoy live music in Dublin from the finest musicians of the area playing out their best collections.

2. Meet Up with the Locals

You cannot expect to visit a country while disregarding the locals. One of the first few things to do on your visit to Dublin is meeting up with the locals. Chatting with them about the life in general and seeking tips, tricks, and advice from the locals to enjoy the city in its entirety.

3. Take a Bus Tour of Dublin

There are plenty of bus tours available in the city which volunteers to show travellers around the great Irish city. Most people come to the area in love with certain landscapes and places, leaving without having had explored the whole city. Going on a bus tour will portray some of the city’s hidden treasures to you.

4. Visit the Dublin Castle

The Irish have a history of monarchs and the Dublin Castle is a testament of that. An age-old castle which has historical significance attached to it, it is a historic site to visit especially for people who have an interest in architecture and history.

5. Visit Dublin Premier’s Gastro Sports Bar

With the Rugby world cup on the horizon, the frenzy for people to make the most of this event and savor it the fullest is unparallel. What other place to make the most of this emotion that Ireland. The Irish people are popular for their passion of the sport and visiting one of the best sports bars in Ireland will only help savor the experience.

6. Visit the Temple Bay Area

The temple Bay area is one of the more iconic places to visit in Dublin. Dubbed the heartland of the city, it is the home of many attractions for people to savor. Not only is the bay loaded with bars and restaurants, it is also the place for a number of photography studios.

7. Style up Your Wardrobe

The Irish fashion is popular for being distinct and different. There are a number of clothing shops in the area that offer travelers the chance to modify their wardrobe according to the city and take with them Irish fashion trends to follow.

8. Eat the best Burger in Dublin at Trinity Bar

Moving away from traditional Irish food in Dublin, if you are looking a taste to savor, you are best advised to visit the Trinity Bar and eat its burger, which has recently been ranked in the top 10 burgers in Ireland.

9. Take a Walk in the Dublin Gardens

The Dublin gardens are lush green pastures of grass beautifully designed and decorated with pathways to walk. To get a sense of relaxation in your fun filled holiday you can take a stroll through these gardens.

10. Shop and Shop Well

When you are in Dublin, you cannot leave without taking some of its offerings back home with you. There are many attractions on sale in the markets and purchasing a few will help savor the occasion.

To visit the Trinity Bar contact us at call at 01-6794455 today!

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Highlighting the Qualities of a Great Sports Bar in Dublin


When it comes to their love for sports, there are very few who can claim to be better than the Irish. No one beats the Irish in celebrations and in drinking, which are two of their favourite things whenever their favourite sports team wins. It doesn’t even matter what sport it is, all Irish people love sports in general, and that is the way it should be. There are some great sports bars in Dublin, and if you want to really experience a game, then you need to check out the best sports bars in Dublin. Now coming up with a definitive list of the best sports bars in Dublin, can be a bit tricky, since everyone has their own preferences and it can be difficult to choose one over the other. So we have decided to skip the controversy and provide you with the qualities of a great sports bar in Dublin. That way you can visit and decide by yourself, which sports bar deserves the honor for being the best in Dublin.

Reasons why sports bars are popular in Dublin Sports bars provide fans with a place to come and enjoy two of their favourite things, sports and beers. It is a place where people from everywhere are welcome to come in, enjoy, get some beers, have the food, and watch the game. It is also one of the best ways to socialize, relax and unwind with some friends over the weekend. Here are some reasons why sports bars are popular in Dublin:

 Offer all the major sporting events in HD screen TVs

 Offer lots of side attractions, such as games and prizes

 Live music and performances from comedians and singers

 Great selection of beers and quality food

What makes a sports bar standout?

There are many sports bars in Dublin that claim they are the best in the city, but which factors define the quality of a sports bar? Here are some of them:

Quality of food

The quality of food is highly important for a sports bar, since people like to munch on food while watching the game. This is why the food in the bar has got to be delicious and well prepared, because if the food isn’t great, people will stop going to that bar.

Drinking options

Any sports bar worth their salt has to provide some outstanding selection and range of drinks to their customers. The number of options shouldn’t only be restricted to beers, and an assortment of cocktails, wine, and other alcoholic beverages will ensure that there is a never-ending stream of sports fans at the bar.


What truly makes a sports bar special is the atmosphere in the bar on game day. There are plenty of sports bars that are showing the same game on match day, but not many of these bars are able to provide the sort of electric atmosphere that distinguishes the good from the great.

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What our customers REALLY think of our food!

Because we’re so proud of it, we’re always talking about the delicious food that we serve here at Trinity Bar Venue, but we also love to hear what the most important people have to say… Our customers!

This week, we went to Yelp, and pulled some candid photos and reviews of our food to share with you.

Tempted yet? Pick up the phone and call us on 01-6794455, or click here to book your table!


“Great Pub”

This is a great pub for the person looking for a good “Irish” experience without going to a typical tourist pub. The food is great, not typical pub food. There are traditional items on the menu. The Brown bread with Guinness is awesome!

– Dave C., Yelp user

Steak & Guinness Pie

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Photo by Vivienne M. – Yelp user

“Cosy Atmosphere”

Awesome two-course meal deal [with] drink included… Nice and cosy atmosphere with live music.

– Review by Laurence C., Yelp user

Dublin’s Best Bangers & Mash

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Photo by Kevin E. – Yelp user

“Truly the best”

Had a blast here, great bar staff, good food and excellent service. I recommend the bangers and mash. Truly the best. It’s a great mellow atmosphere.

– Review by Hani S., Yelp user

Steak on the Stone

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Photo by Alex P. – Yelp user

“I will certainly go back”

What surprised and impressed me about this place was the steak. Most steaks in Ireland tend to be a nice quality of meat improperly cooked. Yet with Trinity they bring the steak out on a hot rock so you can cook it yourself as you like it, which is what I did. I will certainly go back.

– Review by Milo D.

Goats Cheese Panini

Heike K

“Now this was a nice surprise! … The atmosphere is quite lovely… just a really nice place – there was live music just about to start up as we came in – and the service was flawless.”

Photo & review by Heike K. – Yelp User

*Minor edits have been made for clarity including length, spelling & grammar

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What Makes Dublin the Best Tourist destination


The city of Dublin is one of the most famous cities in Ireland and it is no surprise to see why. The Irish are known for their fervor, their passion and their commitment to having a good time. The city of Dublin stays true to the Irish tradition and offers that and more. Over the years the city has developed and progressed to become one of the most loved tourist destinations in the world. Signs of these developments are clear with the development of the Temple Bar area, etc. This blog takes a look at some of the reasons that have made Dublin what it is today and tries to understand lives in the heart of tourists from all around the world.

Food Fit for King

Dublin and Ireland are no strangers to royalty. The city has a number of castles existing in different places across the city. Yet, it’s the food that is available in Dublin which is the real winner. The food available in Dublin makes use of the entire Irish flavor and adds a bit of finesse and sophistication to it. For a tourist, Dublin is a food paradise. There are restaurants, hotels, food halls, cheese mongers, other shops offering specialized traditional Irish food Dublin.

St Patrick’s Day Celebrations

There is no other country in the world that identifies with these celebrations more than Ireland. The city of Dublin in particular being the major star attraction in the country is head and shoulders above other cities in terms of celebration. A sea of green spreads throughout the city come St Patrick’s Day in celebration of the Patron Saint. The celebrations are carried out irrespective of religion and diversity since it is very much a part of the country’s culture. The four day long celebrations continue with lots of pageantry and loads of fun fuelled by live entertainment in Dublin.

Lots of Culture to take in

Dublin is one of the most famous tourist destinations in the world and it is no wonder most people turn to the city in order to learn its culture and festivals. The city of Dublin never disappoints. The city is home to some of the finest cultural places, festivals and museums that propagate the Irish culture for the masses and tourists. There are places where one can experience live music in Dublin that is topped with traditional Irish music and symphonies.

Bar Bonanza

Whether it’s a sports bar, a simple night fuelling party bar or a delicious food serving bar, the city of Dublin has all that and more. A tourist is able to experience some of the best Bars in Ireland present in the city. These cater to all kinds of people irrespective of their culture, tradition and cast or religion.

If you are looking to enjoy your stay in Dublin and are looking to have great food or enjoy one of the city’s famed night life, all you need to do is visit the Trinity Bar. Contact us at call at 01-6794455.

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8 of the Best Sports Bars in Ireland


There is no better place to watch a game than in a bar filled with people who are as passionate and diehard sports fans as you are. Come holiday season most of the biggest sporting spectacles start to kick off. So when one’s traveling around the world and having the time of their lives should they let sports take a back seat?

That is easier said than done. For a true sports fan, sport forms a part and parcel of their everyday life, which is why most people opt to travel to Dublin and enjoy its healthy assortment of sports bar Dublin. This blog takes a look at some of the best sports bars Ireland they are outlined below (the order of the bars mentioned is not a ranking).

1. O’Connells

This sports bar is located in the city of Galway is one of the most popular bars to watch sports in the area. Most of the rugby fans in the city flock to the bar to watch their daily dose of rugby action.

2. D2 Bar

Located in Dublin this bar is a multipurpose area where one can enjoy watching sports. There is a big screen for the mega event games and smaller screens to cater to different kinds of sports.

3. The Castle Glanmire

Located in the city of Cork, this is one of the most stunning bars in the city. The bar is as famous for its stadium like atmosphere as it is about its collection of live music.

4. The 19 th Bar

There are seldom bars that are set in a more picturesque settling. Located on the main street in Lahinch the bar is filled with a large number of people each day. Despite not being an out of ordinary bar like Dublin’s Premier Gastro Sports Bar, it has a cozy atmosphere going for it.

5. Dublin’s Premier Gastro Sports Bar

Dublin’s Premier Gastro sports is arguably one of the best sports bars Ireland. The bar features 21 different screens each catering to different sports to make sure every sport lover feels at home. On top of that, the bar is known for its live entertainment in Dublin which keeps the mood up and the passion going strong.

6. Porter House Central

Located at the prime location of Nassau Street, this bar is home to a large crowd when its big games time. It has lots of beers to enjoy and stay open longer than most bars.

7. Jerry Flannery’s Bar

This sports bar is located in Limerick and is one of the most famous bars in the area. The bar belongs to the Jerry Flannery family and it is one of the best places to watch rugby games which is the bar’s forte.

8. The Cavern

Sitting pretty in the city of Letterkenny, this is the top bar in the area without a doubt. The bar is substantially bigger than the average bar and has a roof top garden and two floors to match the fun.

Do you want to be spend time at the leading sports bar in Dublin called the Gastro Sports Bar, if yes then Contact us at calendar/or call at 01-6794455.

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Common Phrases to know when visiting Dublin


The city of Dublin is one of the leading tourist destinations in the world in the year 2016. Most people inEurope look to the city as a nice and quiet place to enjoy your holidays. Yet, there are two sides to city.

One is the side where the city is home to some of the finest traditional Irish food Ireland. On the other hand, the city is also the place where the infamous Temple Bar area stands which is home to some of the finest sports bar Ireland. On top that bars like Trinity Bar conjure up some of the finest live music in Dublin making the visit all the more special.

This blog takes a look at the common phrases that the Irish known for their wit and turn of words often speak. To facilitate the stay for a tourist in the city, since it will help them understand what is being said.

1. “Keep Sketch”

There are things you do in life and want the world to see and other things that you do in life, but would want to stay hidden from the world. If you catch someone doing something that they want to stay hidden, they will tell you to Keep Sketch i.e. keep a look out and make sure no one is able to see what they are doing. This phrase is used most in bars.

2. “Stall it For a Jar?”

Socializing on your trip to Dublin may be one of the primary problems one faces on their visit. In reality the people in the city of Dublin are some of the most welcoming people in the world. They will cater to your needs, make sure you are comfortable and go out of their way to ease your burden. Since Dublin is home to some of the best bars in Ireland, visiting these bars is an important fixture. If a local comes up to you and says “Stall it for a Jar?” What they mean is to ask you out for a drink.

3. “Deadly”

The Irish are funny people. They love to goof about and joke around. For a tourist to be able to mix in well with these people, they’ll need to shed their inhibitions and let their funny side out. The Irish are also people who aren’t reluctant to pass a comment. If they are telling you your joke or your look is Deadly, they mean to tell you how excellent it is.

4. “The state of yer One”

An understated reason that makes places like Dublin the best to visit is the hospitality of the people and their level of care and affection towards the other person. If a resident walks up to you and says ‘the state of yer one’ they are actually expressing concern over the health and well-being of your partner.

Trinity Bar is the place where you will find some of the best locals to hang out with. Are you looking to hand out in the bar contact us at calendar/or call at 01-6794455.

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Explore the best of Dublin


A tourism destination needs to be a place that is able to capture a person’s imagination. The Irish city of Dublin certainly fits the bill. Unlike other cities in the country, Dublin is a mix of arts, history and architecture. On top of that it has a distinct and unparallel night life.

To most people who visit the city, there is a bit of everything from live music in Dublin to delicious food.There is a stunning beach to savor, beautifully designed gardens to walk into and delicious cuisines to enjoy. Dublin is the most popular city in Ireland and it is easy to understand why that is the case.

The Best Bars

The Irish are known for their resolve and commitment, but Dublin has made sure the Irish will also be known because of its hip and happening bars. The city is home to some of the Best Bars in Ireland. These include bars made next to the city center, at the heartland of the city known as Temple Bar or spread across the city.

Some of the best bars in the city include bars like the Trinity Bar, Temple Bar Inn, etc. These places are hot spots for tourists largely because of their commitment to fun, music, security and good food.

The Best Place to Watch Sports

Ireland is the place to be if you are a sports enthusiast and there is a big event coming up. Not everybody can go to the game. But with plenty of bars in Dublin, anybody that visits the city will be facilitated in one of the many sports bars in Dublin. The feeling you get when you watch a game filled with emotion in bar where people are as passionate as you are about the sport can be a treat.

Ireland in general and Dublin in particular has the unique quality of having people who are passionate about all kinds of sports. The Irish national team excels in Rugby, Football and Cricket. People there are passionate about all of these sports and you can experience the chance to witness the greatest sporting events coming up, for example the Rugby World Cup, the Euro Championship and the six nations.

The Best Food

Dublin is popular as a foodie heaven in Ireland. There are all kinds of foods available to enrich your palate. Some of the top foods from Italian to English to traditional Irish Food, Dublin has a number of restaurants that can cater to all kinds of dining experiences, be it casual or fine dining. One of the best burgers in Ireland for example is available at Trinity Bar which is located at the Temple Bay area. Often the best traditional Irish foods in Dublin which include battered sausages etc are commonly available in leading restaurants and food stalls.

Did you know that a number of magazines have declared Dublin the best city in Europe in terms of tourism?

If you are looking to enjoy your stay in Dublin and most importantly enjoy the city’s famed night life, all you need to do is visit the Trinity Bar or the leading sports bar in Dublin called the Gastro Sports Bar. Contact us at calendar/or call at 01-6794455.