The Stags Head has live traditional music every night in its music venue (called the Stag’s Tail) below the main bar.
And if you want a more intimate setting, book the old Victorian smoking lounge tucked behind the main bar.
No trip to the Emerald Isle is complete without ducking into a pub and ordering a pint.
From bustling bars in Dublin, to quiet hole-in-the-wall taverns in coastal fishing villages, Ireland has hundreds of great places to have a pint.
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The Stags Head is the backbone of Dublin’s Temple Bar neighborhood.
The 19th-century spacious room has a long mahogany bar ideal for large parties.
Despite the pub’s size, whiskey casks in the walls and a Renaissance-style wood ceiling give the bar a cozy feel.
It has also been a popular drinking place for famous people past and present including James Joyce, Quentin Tarantino and Irish political leader Michael Collins.