Shoot the Crows

Shoot the Crows, Sligo: Address, Shoot the Crows Reviews: 4.5/5

Shoot the Crows
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Explore39868
9 contributions
Ok
Oct 2021 • Friends
Nice bar, good atmosphere but no COVID Cert check or tracing numbers and no mask usage. Should observe the regulations for the safety of everyone ☹️
Written 20 October 2021
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nigelo908
Cork, Ireland7 contributions
Try there Guinness
Oct 2021 • Solo
Great pint of Guinness here 9 out of 10. Old Ireland is alive and well here . Friendly staff and great punters singing songs and telling stories about milking cows blindfolded. Top spot
Written 14 October 2021
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Derek B
Dublin, Ireland202 contributions
Great Pub - Full of Character
Sep 2021 • Couples
Quick drink in this very interesting old style pub. Full of character, with old furniture and odd corners. Friendly welcome and Covid19 precautions carefully applied. Well worth a visit. Loved it.
Written 4 September 2021
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James R
Charleville, Ireland24 contributions
The best pub in Sligo
Sep 2020 • Couples
During a recent hiking trip to Sligo I dropped in to Shoot the Crows for an evening. This was my local when I attended Sligo IT back in 2003, and it made me happy that this fantastic pub has retained all its charm. It was great to have a few lovely pints of Guinness in what I would consider one of the best pubs in the country. It's a pub full of character, and full of characters! The owner, Ronan, is still the same friendly, witty, interesting man he was 17 years ago, and made my wife and I feel very welcome. It filled me with absolute delight that the choice of music has stayed the same. Expect plenty of Tom Waits, Dave Van Ronk and Rory Gallagher!
Pubs like this are few and far between... unfortunately in my opinion. If you're in Sligo do yourself a favour and give Shoot the Crows a visit, you won't be disappointed!
Written 3 October 2020
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Destruction
4 contributions
Unique experience
Nov 2019
A lot of reviews talk about the barman being a prick, if the barman is rude or arrogant then its not the barman its the owner his staff are all pleasant but if he is on himself which is most of the time you may get an aloof attitude . There is a fine tradition in Ireland particularly in the west that the Landlord of an establishment may have a difficult personality, this only leads to the charm and unique experience of the various ale houses, lest not forget the reason for the two part pour of that famous 'Irish' stout is nested in the Irish tradition of starting to pour a stranger a pint then waiting a few minutes to see if they're deemed decent before finishing their pint and serving them.
Written 24 January 2020
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Massimiliano P
64 contributions
Best Irish pub with traditional Irish music live in Sligo!
Nov 2019 • Business
I spent 2 wonderful nights in a week: traditional atmosphere, special Guinness and amazing musicians! Recommended!
Written 17 December 2019
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Philtoreen
Westport, Ireland4 contributions
Arrogant,rude
Sep 2019 • Couples
We went to this bar as it was recommended for it's hospitality,my God it was the worst experience of my life,the bar man needs a personality transplant,asked for two drinks which he replied in the worst attitude ever .needless to say we left,it's no wonder there was only 3 people there on a Saturday night.pub itself I couldn't fault just the barman
Written 2 October 2019
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Ciaran F
2 contributions
Revirw
Jul 2019
We where told this had the best pint in Sligo, maybe so! But we didn’t get to experience it. The bar man man with an awful attitude questioned what we ordered 3 times, then refused the 4th guest his order, in the most rude manner. I’ll make sure an an tell anyone in the north west to avoid this bar with an awful attitude.
Written 14 July 2019
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Deefree4581
Moundsville, WV5 contributions
Poor staff
May 2019 • Friends
Great pub. Great dog. Most arrogant bartender I’ve ever seen. Dealing with him ruined the experience.
Written 1 May 2019
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Emily S
Madison, WI38 contributions
The MOST AUTHENTIC Irish Music
Mar 2019 • Family
What great evening we spent at Shoot the Crow. The musicians were absolutely the real deal, unbelievably talented the likes you won't find just any old place. After a week in Ireland, the music and people in this place (expect one cranky barman) was truly the highlight. Extremely memorable.
Written 14 April 2019
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