Nightlife & Bars

If an authentic Irish bar is what you are looking for look no further than Dundalk. With many pubs, you are spoilt for choice! The Irish charm is in full swing in the pubs in Dundalk, you are sure to be greeted by smiling faces when you enter, and be warned, it is contagious!  

Our Recommendations

Courtney’s is a very popular favourite with both locals and many visitors to Dundalk. A great atmosphere and a great place to enjoy a drink. If you are catching up with old friends or making new ones Courtney’s Public Bar is the place to do it. With its unique décor and often live music playing at the pub, it is a must visit on your trip to Dundalk. 

The Bartender is a cosy Traditional Irish Pub is a great place to witness the Irish culture. You are greeted by friendly and helpful staff as soon as you walk in the door, the staff are not only friendly, but they make a mean drink too! A wide variety of beers and of course Guinness, you are sure to find a drink that quinches the thirst.  

This pub has great character and a great selection of beverages to choose from. The epitome of a great Irish pub. The nice decor and warm welcoming you get from staff as you enter the pub starts the experience off on a positive. The great pints and drinks and friendly faces further enhances your experience. 

At The Jockeys, they are passionate about serving frosty drinks along with some good old-fashioned conversation. A great place to catch the latest sporting action, from horse racing to rugby, they show it all. The lively atmosphere is unmatched when the sport is on!  

O’Carroll’s Bar, also known as “ta ta’s” by the locals, stands out as a traditional pub beloved by many in Dundalk. From the moment you step inside, the friendly bartender creates a welcoming atmosphere that instantly puts you at ease. Renowned for serving the finest pints in the area, O’Carroll’s Bar offers a relaxing setting where visitors can unwind and enjoy the essence of true Irish hospitality. This pub is a definite must-visit for a traditional Irish pub experience.