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Lively fun pub

Very well known pub in Westport, Co Mayo that regularly has trad Irish music in the back room... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Bridget B
Nice Pub with Live Music

Had a large group and this bar had sufficient room to handle us. The Music was good and it was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

Very well known pub in Westport, Co Mayo that regularly has trad Irish music in the back room. Lively mix of tourists and locals with lots of great photos of the Chieftains, Planxty and many others. Matt Molloy popped in for a drink while I...More

Thank Bridget B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a large group and this bar had sufficient room to handle us. The Music was good and it was right on the main street

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a drink with hubby Busy little pub Live Irish music in the back room Good selection of drinks

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Certainly the to venue in town. Go early if you want to enjoy the music located in the back,room. The place was so packed we did not stay long as there was standing room only. However certainly the best music in town on a Friday...More

Thank Mike I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Man, is this place fun. The pub in the front is inviting, but go to the back and strap on a stool at a table and wait for the music to start. We began with a singer/guitarist, and by the time we left, two floutists,...More

Thank rogergrippe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful girl called Aoife made Matt’s for me! She showed us in detail all the different Irish drinks they served, from whiskeys to rums, Gins to ales and boy was she knowledgeable! The music was amazing! The atmosphere is incredible and if you visit...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Get here early if you can. There were 6 musicians playing when we were here. One guy was over from New York and brought his guitar. Lots of choice to drink. Beautifully central in Westport. Does get very busy,, so be patient.

Thank Dolly186406
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When in Westport a visit to Matt Molloy's is a must. A good selection of drinks, the Guinness was excellent. If you are after traditional Irish music then this is the place but get there early or else you might miss the start. Thoroughly recommended.

Thank frank19452015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Matt Malloy’s did not disappoint!! We arrived early and headed straight to the back of the bar. We had our choice of seating in front of the stage area. The bar was so nostalgic, very eclectic, and charming all at the same time. We ordered...More

Thank CountyCork4
Reviewed 23 August 2018

A bonkers pub! As packed as you will ever find, anywhere! Great music, singing and dancing (can you believe the tables were pushed back for some sean nos scuab dancing...) Great atmosphere in this lively pub and suitable for all age groups - one of...More

Thank Milo528
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chrisburchill2018
10 April 2018|
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Response from GReyMaiden | Reviewed this property |
There is normally something g most weeks. I would just call the bar and ask what is on and when.. maybe on their website
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Rene R
22 March 2018|
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Response from Trish A | Reviewed this property |
I really can't give you an answer to that other than it's very long and narrow. Takes a lot of maneuvering to get to the back where the music is.
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BernO300
6 August 2017|
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Response from Tony B | Reviewed this property |
Its a Pub,,what do you think?
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