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Address: College Street, Killarney, Ireland
Phone Number: 353646631037
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Buckleys Bar - Killarney Town Centre Traditional Pub At the heart of...

Buckleys Bar - Killarney Town Centre Traditional Pub At the heart of Killarney's traditional Irish music scene. Some of the country's finest musicians often drop in for an 'unplanned, unprogrammed and unamplified' session. With or without music, Buckley's is a beautiful place to sit and discuss the world. Its oak paneled walls and turf fire reflect the timelessness of a good Irish pub, combining character, characters and good cráic.

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Nice friendly place

Loved the Irish music. Not too loud...enjoyed them a lot. Nice fireplace. Met several people there who were locals and friendly.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 25, 2015
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salem
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Loved the Irish music. Not too loud...enjoyed them a lot. Nice fireplace. Met several people there who were locals and friendly.

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Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

hit this one and were not disappointed either right near all the others pleasant clean and bright also coffee or tea available for me to sober up would recommend it but we were really looking for a warm ale not available except in wales i believe now

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Bloomington, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We always stop in to Buckley's for a drink. Good drinks and friendly owner and bartenders. We spent New Years Eve here a few years ago and stayed till it closed because it was a grand time.

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1 Thank Kathy F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

We went Into Buckley's on our last night in Kilarney, despite staying at the Arbutus! What a gem! Tasty Irish home cooking, friendly service and live music from about 10 ( ish... Irish time!) on Fridays and Saturdays. Nothing pretentious. If you want to drink with the locals, this is the place for you. Get in early if you want... More 

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Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We stumbled upon this one while looking to find space in a pub that featured live Irish music. We were not disappointed. The group of musicians were excellent. I sat with a lovely couple from Cork who were in Killarney on their 50th anniversary. What a lovely chat I had!! Excellent music, great time. Mostly locals which was great!

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Charlottetown, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

As my wife's maiden name is Buckley we absolutely had to go there! It is for for locals but that is what made it so special! From the time we met Tom ( the affable friendly bartender ) , Morris ( the postman ) and Kieran ( the friendly local ) ....we had a ball ! Lots of laughs and... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We happened into this pub by chance. The locals seemed to far outnumber the tourists (not common in central Killarney). We heard some great traditional Irish music with players young and old.

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Thank BootlessJoe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I stopped by Buckley's upon our arrival in Killarney and we loved it! Great food and amazing pints. Tom, the bartender, was friendly and a fantastic conversation. He offered up some wonderful suggestions of things to do around the area. We also met some lovely locals who definitely liked to talk and made our stay at Buckley's... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Buckley's was welcoming and lovely. We stopped in for early dinner and got directions and tips from Maeve the bartender, who was funny and informative. She even made our teenaged son feel welcome. The pub felt the least touristy of all the places we went to and the music was non-amplified and therefore, in our opinion, more pleasant. We will... More 

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White Plains, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

Spend Sunday afternoon at Buckley's listening to a traditional Irish music "seisson" from local musicians. Bartender was very gracious. Guinness was flowing and the music was playing, not a bad recipe for a gray and rainy day in Killarney!

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