McDonnells Bar
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Sam S
4 contributions
Nov 2022 • Friends
Great craic. Padraig is a most welcoming publican. Great pub with a magnificent pint of Guinness. If in the area make sure you stop for a pint.
Written 20 November 2022
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Hagearty
Boston, MA224 contributions
Sep 2022 • Friends
My buddy had been here 5 years ago and made sure we visited it on our trip back from Carne golf links. The owner Padhraic spent time with us telling us the history of the place and his family. Thank you Padhraic!
Unfortunately we had a long drive back and could only stay for one pint.
Written 26 September 2022
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Phil M
68 contributions
Sep 2022 • Couples
Absolute great way to end an evening in Belmullet. Friendly crowd, welcoming barman, wonderful musician, and overflowing craic agus ceol. We’ll be back.
Written 23 September 2022
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Mayo55
Mayo Ireland106 contributions
Sep 2022 • Couples
Wonderful pub to visit in Belmullet. Warm welcome from Padraic the owner. Comfortable seating. Clean bathrooms. Great atmosphere. Great choice of drinks. . A gem and well worth a visit.
Written 15 September 2022
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Steve E
Lincoln, UK42 contributions
Aug 2022 • Friends
Undoubtedly the No.1 bar in Belmullet, McDonnells has the warmest welcome, the friendliest staff and importantly the best Guinness.
Written 18 August 2022
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FallonO
Kildare, Ireland66 contributions
Aug 2022 • Couples
Very friendly and welcoming bar with great Guinness! Already planning our next trip to Belmullet and will definitely visit McDonnells again.
Written 7 August 2022
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Colin B
Belfast, UK228 contributions
Mar 2022 • Friends
Brilliant pub. Warm welcome by the staff and comfortable surroundings.
Good for sports with a great area out the back if the weather is fine.
Bar manager welcomed us in person and also treated us to 4 free pints of the black stuff
Written 31 March 2022
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Lennongreen
Mayo20 contributions
Aug 2021 • Couples
No covid cert checks, no social distancing, no wearing masks and no table service. Hot spot for covid spread. There is a token sign in book at the door but no one making sure it is filled in. 3 staff members trying to cope with customers 3-4 people deep at the bar. Can see why it is so popular with a younger demographic. It seems a nice pub when you look past the chaos of it
Written 28 August 2021
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Paul E
London, UK9 contributions
Nov 2019
They know your name the second time to go in to The Lobster Pot (unofficial name of McDonnells because it used to double up as a funeral parlour - think about it?). Music in the evening. Always packed. But also the best pub for an early lunchtime pint and a read of the paper.
Written 5 March 2020
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Sean_TravelMan
Kenley, UK46 contributions
Feb 2020 • Friends
Visit family in Mayo several times a year and one of first port of calls when back in the Wild West is McDonnells for a pint of the black stuff. The most hospitable barman/owner you’ll ever meet and they serve up a cracking pint of Guinness. They show all the Premier league games, rugby and GAA so a great spot for watching sport as well. A traditional Irish bar with an open turf fire giving it a cosy feel and trad music sessions at weekends. If you’re lucky Padraig, the owner, might give you a complimentary pint and pizza if you stay long enough :)
Written 3 March 2020
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