7 Most Haunted Dublin Pubs

The most haunted Dublin pubs to visit

Because it is that time of the year, ‘Halloween’, fancy dress & parties we at Dublinevents decided to bring you our list of Dublin’s Most Haunted Pubs.

Brazen Head

Brazen Head Dublin's Most Haunted Pubs
Source: Brazen Pub

The origin of The Brazen Head can be traced back to a coach house established in 1198, however it’s unsure how much of that original structure remains in place today.

Brazen Head Dublin's Most Haunted Pubs
Source: Robert Emmet’s Execution

During the rebellion in 1803, Rebel leader Robert Emmett is said to have used the Brazen Head for meetings until he was executed in 1803. Many believes that his ghost is said to remain, still on the look out for enemies.

The Bull and Castle

Bull & Castle Inn Dublin's Most Haunted Pubs
Source: Bull & Castle

The Bull and Castle, located in Lord Edward St Dublin (Formerly known as the Castle Inn), houses the ghost of poet James Clarence Mangan.

James Clarence Dublin's Most Haunted Pubs
Source: James Clarence Mangan, The poet James Clarence Mangan

Many visitors state that they experienced an unexpected, sudden drops of temperature inside. It is believed to be the presence of poet James Clarence Mangan, who was born at the site in 1803.

The Lord Edward

The Lord Edward Dublin's Most Haunted Pubs
Source: Lord Edward Pub in Dublin

The Lord Edward in Christchurch Place, is one of Dublin’s oldest pub. The pub itself is named after Lord Edward Fitzgerald, who was the 5th son of the Duke of Leinster. Lord Edward Fitzgerald helped plan the Abortive Rebellion of 1798 in Dublin against the Crown. Lord Edward was arrested in his hiding place in nearby Thomas Street, prior to the rebellion.

The Lord Edward Dublin's Most Haunted Pubs
Source: Lord Edward Arrests

In resisting of the arrest he was severely wounded, and later died of his wounds in Newgate Jail on the North side of the river Liffey. He was aged thirty-five at that time. His remains was buried in St. Werburgh’s Church across the road from the pub entrance. Many believed that his silhouette is seen around the pub still keeping a watchful eye.

The Portobello

Portobello Dublin's Most Haunted Pubs
Source: The Portobello Pub

The Bridge near Portobello in South Richmond Street Rathmines, is believed to be haunted by a hostile ghost of a lock-keeper, who drowned himself near the bridge after being sacked for drunkenness. The ghost was blamed for the deaths of a number of passengers on a horse-drawn bus which toppled into the canal on the 6th of April 1861. Many witnesses said that it takes the form of a blinding light which causes disorientation, resulting in them falling into the waters below and some died from drowning.

Darkey Kelly’s Pub

Darkey Kelly Dublin's Most Haunted Pubs
Source: Darkey Kelly’s Pub

The Darkey Kelly’s Pub in Fishamble Street was named after Darkey Kelly known for the woman who was burned at the stake for witchcraft after she accused the notorious Sheriff of Dublin Simon Luttrell of fathering her baby. But In fact, she was executed in 1746 for the murders of at least five men whose bodies were found hidden in a brothel she owned in Dublin.

Darkey Kelly Dublin's Most Haunted Pubs
Source: Darkey Kelly’s Execution

Many visitors believe that her presence still lurks around the Darkey Kelly’s Pub. People complained of the feeling being watched, others hears loud noises and unexplained movements.

Davy Byrnes

Davy Byrnes Dublin's Most Haunted Pubs
Source: James Joyce & Davy Byrnes Pub

Davy Byrne’s Pub on South Anne’s Street is one of the oldest Pub in Dublin & it’s origin can be traced back to the 25th March, 1722. The Pub was heavily featured and made famous in James Joyce’s novel Ulysses and was also favorite of the man himself. People have claimed to see James Joyce reflection in the mirror on the main lounge of the bar.

John Kavanagh “Gravediggers”

Davy Byrnes Dublin's Most Haunted Pubs
Source: John Kavanagh’s “Gravediggers” Pub

Kavanagh’s Pub is probably the most scariest pub as it is close to the Glasnevin cemetery. The pub dating back to 1833 is named after its former landlord, John Kavanagh. The pub is commonly known to locals as the “Gravediggers”, due to its close location to the Prospect Cemetery. The pub is also famous for its resident ghost, an old man dressed in an old-fashioned tweed. Many have claimed that this old man is seen sitting at the bar and then all of sudden disappearing without a trace.

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Top 8 Dublin Attractions you can get Free Entry!

Get Free Entry into these Top 8 Dublin Attractions

Dublin Attractions are a must place to visit when you are visiting Dublin. However, it can be very costly to visit all of these Dublin Attractions. Therefore, our blog for today gives you the 8 top Tourist Attractions in Dublin to which you can get a Free Pass through Dublin Pass. How it exactly works is that you visit the Dublin Pass website, Choose the type of Passes you would like, for instance 1 day Adult pass or 6 Day Adult pass, after you purchase the pass you can basically get in to 30 or more Tourist Attractions around the city of Dublin. No need to queue up in line just get in, show the pass and enjoy!

#1 – Chester Beatty Library Dublin Ireland

Dublin Attractions Chester Beatty Library
The Chester Beatty Library is the private culmination of Sir Alfred Chester Beatty. It include a spectacular and diverse collection of historic artefacts, brought together in the mid-1900s, dating back to 2700BC to the present day.

#2 – National Gallery of Ireland

Dublin Attractions National Gallery of Ireland
Today the National Gallery of Ireland showcases over 12,500 works of art representing every major European School of painting through watercolours, drawings, prints and sculpture and much more. With works by master such as Rembrandt, Vermeer, Caravaggio and Goya, the National Gallery of Ireland also houses a renowned collection of Irish paintings dating from the 17th century to the 20th centuries, including works by Jack B. Yeat.

#3 – National Museum of Ireland

Dublin Attractions National Museum of Ireland Archaeology
Experience some of he greatest artifacts of ancient Ireland and of Celtic and Medieval art, from the Ardagh Chalice, the Tara Brooch and the Derrynaflan Hoard. These exquisitely curated collections are a must-see for anyone interested in history and the evolution of man and society from as far back to the Viking Age. Some of these treasures are 9,000 years old and are simply not to be missed.

#4 – National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts & History

Dublin Attractions National Museum of Ireland Decorative Arts & History
The National Museum of Ireland charts Ireland’s economic, social, political and military progress through the ages and makes up the National Museum of Ireland, together with the Archaeology and Natural History collections. Artefacts at Collins Barracks range from silver, Asian Art, ceramic and glassware pieces to weaponry, furniture, examples of folk-life and costume.

#5 – National Museum of Ireland – Natural History

Dublin Attractions National Museum of Ireland Natural History
The Natural History Building, nicknamed, ‘The Dead Zoo’, is a fascinating museum which showcases a wide range of zoological collections over 10,000 exhibits. Visitors can learn about the natural world, from evolution and animals, to flora and fauna. Opened in 1857, it’s a historical museum in its own right and you can even admire the 19th century scientific arrangements by taxonomic group!

#6 – National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology

Dublin Attractions National Museum of Ireland Archaeology
Situated in Kildare Street dublin 2, the archaeology wing of the museum of Ireland is filled with history and the fascinating stories and people it invokes. The national repository for all archaeological objects found in Ireland and home to over two million artefacts.

#7 – Irish Museum of Modern Art Dublin Ireland

Dublin Attractions Irish Museum of Modern Art Ireland
The Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) is Ireland’s leading national institution for the collection and presentation of modern and contemporary art. Visitors can enjoy a wide range of exhibitions featuring the work of leading Irish and International artists and well as attend free public tours and stroll through stunning 17th century formal gardens.

#8 – Hugh Lane Gallery Dublin Ireland

Dublin Attractions Hugh Lane Gallery Ireland
Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane is the foremost Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art in Ireland. The original collection, donated in 1908 by Sir Hugh Lane now includes over 2,000 artworks, ranging from masterpieces by Manet, Monet, Renoir and Degas to works by leading national and international contemporary artists, as well as a Francis Bacon studio.

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5 Restaurants in Dublin you need to know about

You might not know these 5 Restaurants in Dublin.

#1 The Wild Goose Restaurant

The Wild Goose Restaurants in Dublin
The Wild Goose Restaurant serves delicious, classic bistro style food in ambient and comfortable surroundings. The menu is magnificent and they do have an ‘early goose’ menu consisting of €21.95 for two courses or €27.95 for three courses. There’s a killer wine list as well to suit everyone’s taste with nearly three hundred bottles to choose from. They also feature up to 20 different wines served by the glass.

#2Buenos Aires Grill

Buenos Aires Grill Restaurants in Dublin
Buenos Aires Grill “Seafood & Steakhouse” is the first Argentine Restaurants in Dublin and the whole Ireland. The menu features a comprehensive Argentine steak list and the pre-theatre dinner option is great value for two course for €18.50 while three courses costs C€22.50. This restaurant also boasts high ceilings and open layout providing a beatuiful ambience in which to enjoy your meal.

#3The Chop House

The Chop House Restaurants in Dublin
The Chop House, a gormet gastro-pub, opened its doors in December 2009, offering a new food concept within a Dublin 4 pub. Internationally inspired menus in an airy and contemporary pub-style venue with a small terrace complete this mini-marvel.

#4Fade St Social

Fade Street Social Restaurants in Dublin
With food that is assembled in an uncomplicated way, relying on its freshness to shine through as a real hero Fade St Social has established itself as one of the top Restaurants in Dublin. Under the guidance of Irish masterchef Dylan McGrath, the Fade St team are committed to bringing to the plate all that is great from the best of Irish produce, at a time when it is important to support the value, the effort and commitment of there Irish producers and farmers. There is also one Dublin’s hottest tapas bars in the restaurant featuring simple, seasonal, innovation in small tapas style bursts of flavour.

#5Fire Restaurant

Fire Restaurants in Dublin
The Fire Restaurant one of many remarkable remarkable restaurants in Dublin will tempt your tastebuds including signature dishes of wood-fried jumbo prawns and Irish Hereford Prime Ribeye Steak and Irish Beef. Fire’s dishes are carefully assembled with pride by there top class team. There is also a pre-theatre dinner menu that great value at €26 or two courses and €29.50 for three.




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5 Great Hotel Deals Available now

Looking for a last minute break away? These hotels have slashed their regular rates so act fast to have a great time and make amazing savings!


Maldron Hotel Pearse Street
has rates down form EUR458 to EUR398 for 2 people over 2 nights! Click the link to see the latest cheap rates.


Just 10-15 minutes’ walk from Trinity College, Maldron Hotel Pearse Street features a free mini gym and bright rooms with en suite bathrooms. The Bord Gáis Energy Theatre is just a 5-minute walk away

George Frederic Handel Hotel Click the link to see the latest cheap rates.


In Dublin’s fashionable Temple Bar area, this hotel with free WiFi is set within a quiet location on the historic Fishamble Street. The George Frederic Handel’s elegant rooms include private bathrooms, and the Olympia Theatre is a 5-minute walk away

IFSC Dublin City Apartments has 10 precent discounts right now. Click the link to see the latest cheap rates.

IFSC Dublin City Apartments offers accommodation in Dublin, just a 10-minute walk from Kildare Street Hotel. Convention Centre Dublin is 200 metres from the property.

Blooms Hotel Click the link to see the latest cheap rates.

Blooms Hotel is located in Dublin’s Temple Bar district, 150 metres from Trinity College and Dublin Castle. It has a traditional Irish pub, a nightclub and rooms with flat-screen TVs.

Ballsbridge Hotel Click the link to see the latest cheap rates.

Ballsbridge Hotel is located in Dublin’s D4 district, next to the DART Railway which connects guests to the city centre in minutes. Aviva Stadium and the RDS are also within a 5-minute walking distance and the Aircoach stop is just outside the property.

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ClubsToHire – Now OPEN in the USA

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ClubstoHire.com Now Offers their service in the USA

Exciting news for golfers around the world, ClubstoHire.com is excited to now offer our services in the USA in three amazing locations. Orlando, Florida, Las Vegas, Nevada and Scottsdale, Arizona

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All three are major golfing hubs with hundreds of thousands golfers playing at the locations annually. As usual you will be able rent the latest sets to market from the all the leading manufacturers. Once you book your set, our teams will then deliver your booking to your resort. This service will be offered at all three locations. Clubs can be hired from €80.00 per set per week, including delivery and collection. We look forward to offering our first class service to our many European and U.S customers.

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With more than 170 golf courses, over 20 golf academies and some of the world’s most prestigious tournaments, Orlando is a true golfer’s paradise.

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There are more than 50 golf courses in the Las Vegas area, you’ll find some of the finest championship courses in the world, right here

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Scottsdale, Arizona Golf Course

With nearly 200 Scottsdale-area golf courses and 330 plus days of sunshine annually this could be one of the world’s finest golf destinations.

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