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Murphy's Bar

9 High Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 564 589
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College reunion

This bar was my local as a student up to my graduation 1985. It has changed little in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Niall H
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County Wexford, Ireland
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Disappointing second visit

Having been for a few drinks in here last year, we really enjoyed it with the friendly grey haired... read more

Reviewed March 27, 2018
Ryan M
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Moville, Ireland
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1 week ago
“College reunion”
Jan 23, 2018
“Old school pub”
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9 High Street, Galway, Ireland
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+353 91 564 589
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This bar was my local as a student up to my graduation 1985. It has changed little in the intervening years. Same old charm, atmosphere and easy conversation with locals, a Haven away from the chaos outside due to its prominent location on Quay Street....More

Thank Niall H
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Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

Having been for a few drinks in here last year, we really enjoyed it with the friendly grey haired barman (incidentally he could not have been nicer this time either). The other barman was abrupt to thw point of rude. Maybe he was having an...More

Thank Ryan M
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Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

Went in for a drink last night at the end of a long weekend in Galway. Saw an American couple we had met earlier. The staff were so rude and dismissive to them. We finished up our drink and chose to leave, partly because of...More

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Reviewed January 30, 2018

This is another old man's pub or middle aged men's pub. Wouldn't really be for me but for those that do seem to like it they seem to be there on a nightly basis. So am guessing that says all that needs to be known...More

Thank Mel C
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Reviewed January 23, 2018

We just had one drink here as we'd never visited before but we weren't tempted to stay as it was quite bright and not as cosy as some of the other pubs on the street.

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Reviewed October 2, 2017

If you'd like a taste of a low-key drinking establishment, this is it. It has a homey feel, great local atmosphere, and nice people... patrons, and staff alike. Sports and good conversation are the main attractions in this bar. Stop-by, and enjoy a pint or...More

Thank Rick L
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Reviewed July 22, 2017

We popped in here after being turned off by all the tourists at The King's Head. Oh, what fun hearing locals talk about politics or hearing two locals greet each other after not seeing each other for ages. Atmosphere was very friendly. We were seated...More

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Reviewed July 6, 2017

Somewhat drab, but full of local personalities and flavor. A non-descript joint where you can always find good conversation and a good pint.

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Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

I was visiting Galway and went in to Murphy's with a group of about 10 friends. We had 1 drink that was fine then when I went to the bar to older men that where sitting at the bar just verbal abused me.. I actually...More

3  Thank Mikewhyte
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Reviewed March 22, 2017 via mobile

This is what I like to call an "old man pub" but it's great. Interesting booths and heaps of different beers and ciders to try. Staff and locals are really friendly inside as well :)

Thank Ellen L
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not is a traditional irish pub and a must when visiting galway
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