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6 Great Dublin Bars To Lounge Around In And Watch All The Weekend's Sport

By lovinmanchester

April 8, 2017 at 2:17pm


It's a big weekend for sport as the English Grand National gets underway today at 5.15pm followed  by rolling coverage of day 3 of the US Masters golf over in Augusta. 

As for tomorrow, one of the GAA's greatest rivalries is renewed as Dublin take on Kerry at Croke Park for the title of the Football League Division 1 champions. 

But where's the best place in Dublin for you and your mates to kick back and discuss all the ups and downs of what's sure to be a great weekend of sport?

Their are plenty of great pubs in Dublin to choose from to gather round a TV but narrow down your options we've put together a short list of great pubs that will be showing the match today.

Simply pick one of the following...

1. The Back Page

This is an amazing pub in Phibsborough, with tasty pizzas and ample space to relax and watch whatever's on. 


2. Sam's Bar

This Dawson Street spot shows all the matches on a huge HD projector, so you won't be straining that neck. The atmosphere in here ain't half bad either.


3. JW Sweetman

Perfect if you're around town and looking for somewhere to watch the game, they've a hefty pub grub menu and tonnes of craft beer options too.


4. The 51 Bar

This award winning bar on Haddington Road boasts a whopping 7 HDTV screens spread across the pub, making it ideal for sporting events big and small.

51 Bar

5. Smyth's

This spot in Ranelagh is always overflowing for the big occasions in any sport – and when it gets packed, you realise just how many screens there are in there, and how you can always catch the action no matter where you're perched.


6. The Living Room

Because no sports bar list in Dublin is complete without this place.


Pic: Kevin O'Brien

Are there any other great spots you think should've made the list? Let us know in the comments.

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