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Dolan's Pub

3/4 Dock Road, Limerick, Ireland
+353 61 314 483
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Another great one

Had lunch again today in Dolans and the food was great. A friend and his daughter came along and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
KeithJConway
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Limerick, Ireland
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Always good

Can't count the number of times I've eaten here, most times with my partner. Dolans is a pub with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
digitaldolf
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Ballingarry, Ireland
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A lively pub where musicians (or musician wannabes) put on impromptu performances over a pint of Guinness. Finalist in Irish Restaurant Association Gastro Pub.Traditional Music every night.Multi award winning Live Music Venues Hotpress Readers award 2015 Best Venue IMRO LIVE MUSIC VENUE OF THE YEAR AWARD 2014 HOTPRESS Venue of the Year 2013 Special Commendation IMRO 2013 Munster Winner Irelands Best Live Music Venues ,Restaurant, Comedy Club and Traditional Irish Music Pub . There’s always something happening in Dolans. We have Irish Traditional music EVERY night A host of international, National and local musicians, singers artists and actors have graced our stages. Our multipurpose venues can cater for Weddings, Christenings, Birthdays and all social occasions. "Dolans is a magical place, a bastion of eclecticism.Three of the best gigs I was ever at were in Dolans;David Gray, Damien Dempsey and Paddy Casey.The raucous You Tube Kings The Rubberbandits call Dolans Home.Literally anyone could be on the bill "-Donal Ryan, Cara In-flight Magazine Dolan’s Pub in Limerick is famous worldwide for its nightly Irish Traditional Music Sessions. We have Free Live Traditional Irish Music sessions in the bar 7 days a week all year round.The music starts at 9pm (Sunday to Thursday) and 9.30pm on Fridays and Saturdays. Dolans opened the same year as The Irish World Academy of Music & Dance at The University of Limerick. We have strong connections with the music students in the University. Bands such as Beoga, Four Winds, Goitse, Moxie and Liadan have played in the sessions, sometimes after playing gigs upstairs or in the Warehouse. Martin Hayes, Sharon Shannon, The Dunne Family, Karen Hickey, The Daly Family, The Lyons Family, The Clohessy Family, to mention a few, are all regular visitors to the Traditional Irish nights. Whether you are a top class musician or a total beginner, The Monday evening session from 7.30 - 9.15, could be the one for you. It is an open welcoming session, allowing musicians of all levels and ages to join in, sing a song, dance a step, part-take and to simply enjoy playing music, led by multi-award winning musician, Aisling Lyons. During the summer nights, let yourself be entertained in the very laid-back, warm & comfortable, candlelight setting of Dolan’s Bar with some old and new Irish ballads and stories brought to you by singers and musicians . With a vast range of musicians in the area, the content and variety of the sessions are subject to change from one night to the next. So join us at Dolan’s Bar Limerick, Monday to Sunday night, to sit back, have a drink and a few nibbles, relax and enjoy some of the finest musicians and entertainment Limerick city has to offer!
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3/4 Dock Road, Limerick, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had lunch again today in Dolans and the food was great. A friend and his daughter came along and also enjoyed themselves. Service was very courteous and friendly. The place was spotless whilst the atmosphere was relaxed. Highly recommend it.

Thank KeithJConway
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can't count the number of times I've eaten here, most times with my partner. Dolans is a pub with live traditional Irish music 7 nights a week, a great atmosphere and lovely staff. The food is always good. They have a set menu and nightly...More

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Mick D, Owner at Dolan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks a lot for the kind words. Delighted you are a regular in Dolans

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dolans Pub & Warehouse is quite simply the best venue for music, food and fun anywhere in Ireland. The staff are friendly & knowledgeable, the food in the bar is a treat in itself and the overall atmosphere, led by Mick and his family/staff amounts...More

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Dolans P, Owner at Dolan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much. Really appreciate theses kind words. We will do our level best to serve Limerick the best music, food and pints in the world. Thanks a mil!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to venues all across the island and Dolans has always consistently proven itself to be by far one of the best. They manage to get cosiness, great music selection, atmosphere, quality bar staff and consistently great crowd all into the one place....More

Thank Adrian D
Mick D, Owner at Dolan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks a million Adrian. Really appreciate the positive review

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You know you will have a great night at Dolans whenever you go, but their Pride spectacular is always a must go. This year was an outstanding achievement on their behalf and all three floors were Prideful! Not only is the drink great, the price...More

Thank QueerBillie
Mick D, Owner at Dolan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for this . Delighted you enjoyed Limerick Pride in Dolans. It was a terrific night.

Reviewed 6 July 2017

We were tired after a long day of touring walking and of course some drinking.We were told before we arrived not to miss Dolan's,because who knows if there will be another time here.Well I forced my wife here a we ended up closing the place,with...More

Thank ChALUTCH
Mick D, Owner at Dolan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Great you made new friends in Limerick. Thanks for reviewing Dolans and hopefully there will be a next time and we all meet again

Reviewed 20 June 2017

Last Friday visited the upstairs room for a gig with Declan O' Rourke and as always the staff, performers and Mick were welcoming, friendly and it was a great night. People should watch their listings for upcoming gigs, as they always have the cream of...More

Thank CelRya
Dolans P, Owner at Dolan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Thanks a lot for the review. Really appreciate it. All our listings are on www.dolans.ie. Declan will be back in December with his band in the warehouse.

Reviewed 19 June 2017

What a Night!! My wife and I went to see Declan O'Rourke upstairs in Dolan's last Friday 16th June and it was a wonderful night. Our evening started with food in the bar, we hadn't booked a table but we ate at the bar and...More

Thank ShaneOandVonnie
Valerie D, Owner at Dolan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Hi Shane and Vonnie. Thanks for the great review. I will forward it to Declan today. Delighted you enjoyed the Dolans experience. Declan will be back with his band in the Warehouse in December . Looking forward to it myself

Reviewed 14 June 2017

An absolutely amazing venue!!! Fantastic food ( Cordon Bleu standard ) , served by friendly and efficient staff, who ensure that your service is akin to silver service!!!! All of this is helped by your genial host who will enthrall you with a rendition of...More

Thank Marie R
Valerie D, Owner at Dolan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Thanks a million Marie. I have three songs in my repertoire but I hope you enjoyed them! I am delighted you enjoyed your evening in Dolans and hopefully we will see you back again soon.

Reviewed 10 June 2017

I enjoyed the wrap of the day, and the soup was fantastic. The warehouse venue is fantastic as it is the perfect size. The staff are brilliant, very friendly and accommodating.

Thank Aisling O
Valerie D, Owner at Dolan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2017

Thanks Aisling for the fantastic review. Delighted you enjoyed yourself in Dolans and hopefully we will see you back soon

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