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Excellent atmosphere

Really cool decor, superb selection of craft and mainstream beers. Staff are friendly and fast... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
lorraine w
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One of Galway City's finest!

As an Irish Guinness drinker, this Pub has the best pint in the City. So for those of you visiting... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Keith D
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O’Connell’s bar is located in the heart of Galway city in Eyre Square. A traditional Irish bar which was originally a grocery store and small bar, and it still has most of its original features and decor. O' Connells is one of Galway's oldest bars...more
8 Eyre Square, Galway H91 FT22, Ireland
+353 91 563 634
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really cool decor, superb selection of craft and mainstream beers. Staff are friendly and fast service. There's a really cool partially covered beer garden out the back, loads of space and one of the best I've seen. As it's partly covered its good even when...More

Thank lorraine w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As an Irish Guinness drinker, this Pub has the best pint in the City. So for those of you visiting from foreign countries and care to taste a great Guinness, pop in to O'Connell's! I stop in here more often than not when I choose...More

1  Thank Keith D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My parents and I got caught in a downpour and happened to be beside O’Connell’s. We’re so glad we popped in for what should have been for a quick pint. We ended up staying for a few hours. The bartenders were very friendly and were...More

Thank AllisonS2254
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

O'Connell's is a great little Irish pub with a nice heated patio in the back. It offers pizza if you want to have a snack with your pint. It's a great place to get together with folks and visit.

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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Myself and a group of friends went here yesterday evening around 8pm with the intention of getting dough bros and a drink. When we approached the door the security asked us all for id . We all range from 22-26. One of the members of...More

2  Thank nikral94
Reviewed 11 August 2018

had a few beers in here and found it to be a very friendly place, good bar staff always willing to chat, clean and well looked after decor, big garden out the back, usual selection of beers, ok prices, would come back again

Thank brighton-england
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I was so sad to leave this beautiful place yesterday that early because of coming back to Limerick. This pub has a lovely beer garden which makes you want to stay for good beer session! I’ve seen some delicious looking pizzas on different tables as...More

Thank Alicja N
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We enjoyed the pizza from a small outdoor pizza oven and of course good beer. Very nice atmosphere and decor

Thank Paula B
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

I'm overjoyed to see (finally) biodegrade paper straws in a local pub! This makes such a difference to our environment, plastic straws are often used for 10 mins, and take almost 400 years to decompose! Genuinely fantastic to see a wonderful pub to take the...More

Thank Eleanor A
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

One of the first bars that I’ve seen use environmentally friendly straws and I was so happy to see it, will 100% come back because ir this

Thank Evan C
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4 August 2018|
Response from CelticWarrior1 | Reviewed this property |
I’m afraid I don’t know but I suspect that it will be open all day from a reasonable hour?