One of the oldest pubs in Dublin, the Abbey Tavern oozes character and warmth. Apart from the charming old-world bar, the Abbey Tavern is home to the superb Abbot Restaurant, offering a tempting selection of tasty dishes.
The Brazen Head has established itself as one of Dublin’s most popular and best live music venues with live music to be enjoyed nightly. Some of the famous musicians who have played here over the years include The Dubliners and Van Morrison.
The Michael Coleman Heritage Centre draws together the many strands of the South Sligo musical traditional. The main building is a focal point for the living tradition, for which the area is so rightly famous and houses a theatre, a large audio-visual display on South Sligo, its music and the life of Michael Coleman. Interactive touch-screen facilities provide information on traditional music and instruments and a selection of music preformed by local musicians.
The South Pole Inn is a pub in Annascaul on the Dingle Peninsula that was run by Ireland's much loved Arctic Explorer, Tom Crean. Tom took part in three expeditions to Antartica in the 20th century. Today the pub which was named by Tom Crean is well worth a visit to learn about the life of Tom Crean and his explorations and view the interesting collection of memorabilia and momentos.