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Address: Kinsale, Ireland
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The amazing mary

Owner/bartender Mary is such a bueatiful person. went the Xtra mile to make sure our visit was memorable . I absolutely adore her. If your in town you must visit but google it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 7, 2014
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Owner/bartender Mary is such a bueatiful person. went the Xtra mile to make sure our visit was memorable . I absolutely adore her. If your in town you must visit but google it first. It's rich with history and family . Mary had been working there since she was 9 yrs old .

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Secaucus, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

My husband and I stayed at The Seagull House in Kinsale, Ireland. Mary O'Neill, the owner of the house and also the owner of The Tap Tavern, was so lovely. She welcomed us into her home with open arms and couldn't have been nicer! We recommend visiting her and having a pint of Guinness at the tavern! Maureen and Joseph... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Definitely a place to pop to for a couple of relaxed pints if in Kinsale. Great atmosphere and nice change of pace.

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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9 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We were recommended this cozy pub by our B&B host. We stayed for a few beers before dinner, and enjoyed the quaint atmosphere with memorabilia. We appeared to be the only tourists inside with the rest of the customers being locals (who were very friendly and confirmed its authenticity!) We immensely enjoyed the Tap Tavern and would definitely return if... More 

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New Palestine, IN
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I have lived here for over a year and the folks at the Tap are my Family. Mary has owned or worked at the Tap since she was a little girl! Fresh pints, great atmosphere and you can always take the ghost tour if you want some good craic!

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rocky hill, CT USA
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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Don't miss this little gem in Guardwell... Mary is a treasure, we have stayed at her B&B in the past, and always stop in for a pint when in Kinsale. We hear the walking tours led by her family are a great time, and hope to do in the future! God bless ya, Mary!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Last pub in Kinsale owned by someone born and bred in Kinsale. I think Kinsale has 23-24 pubs. In any event, you must stop by for a pint. It's an old pub - Mary seems to always be there with friends. My husband and I had a pint, took a look around and hung out for a bit. There were... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014 via mobile

Stop and see Mary and do the ghost tour. You won't be disappointed. We loved this little place while we lived there for 3 years. Best place in Kinsale to get a pint with friends!

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Ocala, Florida
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53 attraction reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013 via mobile

The wife and I stopped here for a pint after exploring Kinsale, but before dinner. We sat at the bar, and while Mary drew two perfect pints of Guinness, we made a new best friend. The Tap Tavern is that kind of place - friendly and welcoming. It had an old world charm to it and looks like it hasn't... More 

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Schaumburg, Illinois
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Great atmosphere and hearty local people! Some of the nicest we have ever met! This place has history, a great location and refreshing beverages! Mary also owns the Sea Gull B & B up the hill, she's quite a hard working woman!

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