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Murphy's Bar

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9 High Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 564 589
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Weekend break

Been to galway a number of times for weekend break but murphys is a must . Its the most friendly... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Brenda C
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Knocklong
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College reunion

This bar was my local as a student up to my graduation 1985. It has changed little in the... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Niall H
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County Wexford, Ireland
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  • Average2%
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6 days ago
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5 weeks ago
“College reunion”
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9 High Street, Galway, Ireland
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+353 91 564 589
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Been to galway a number of times for weekend break but murphys is a must . Its the most friendly bar iv been too. The staff is great and alot of fun to be had there . It is really worth a visit

Thank Brenda C
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This bar was my local as a student up to my graduation 1985. It has changed little in the intervening years. Same old charm, atmosphere and easy conversation with locals, a Haven away from the chaos outside due to its prominent location on Quay Street....More

Thank Niall H
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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Having been for a few drinks in here last year, we really enjoyed it with the friendly grey haired barman (incidentally he could not have been nicer this time either). The other barman was abrupt to thw point of rude. Maybe he was having an...More

Thank Ryan M
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Went in for a drink last night at the end of a long weekend in Galway. Saw an American couple we had met earlier. The staff were so rude and dismissive to them. We finished up our drink and chose to leave, partly because of...More

1  Thank Amanda K
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

This is another old man's pub or middle aged men's pub. Wouldn't really be for me but for those that do seem to like it they seem to be there on a nightly basis. So am guessing that says all that needs to be known...More

Thank Mel C
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

We just had one drink here as we'd never visited before but we weren't tempted to stay as it was quite bright and not as cosy as some of the other pubs on the street.

Thank Beanie14
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

If you'd like a taste of a low-key drinking establishment, this is it. It has a homey feel, great local atmosphere, and nice people... patrons, and staff alike. Sports and good conversation are the main attractions in this bar. Stop-by, and enjoy a pint or...More

Thank Rick L
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

We popped in here after being turned off by all the tourists at The King's Head. Oh, what fun hearing locals talk about politics or hearing two locals greet each other after not seeing each other for ages. Atmosphere was very friendly. We were seated...More

Thank shoebits
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

Somewhat drab, but full of local personalities and flavor. A non-descript joint where you can always find good conversation and a good pint.

Thank THEJetSetGirl
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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

I was visiting Galway and went in to Murphy's with a group of about 10 friends. We had 1 drink that was fine then when I went to the bar to older men that where sitting at the bar just verbal abused me.. I actually...More

3  Thank Mikewhyte
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not is a traditional irish pub and a must when visiting galway
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