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Great spot for a pint

I hadn't been to Swans or years,but stopped by recently and had a couple of delicious pints of... read more

Reviewed May 26, 2019
Ashbourne, Ireland
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Out of this world

Without a shadow of a doubt one of the best pubs that I have ever been in. Quirky unusual full of... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2017
cork ireland
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May 26, 2019
“Great spot for a pint”
Aug 14, 2017
“Out of this world”
Paud O’Donoghue’s Forge and Swan’s Bar is owned and run by the Swan family. It is situated in the historic and picturesque little village of Curragha in the Royal County and is one of Meath’s oldest music venues. It is a place where people and music...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Joe McDermott Park Curragha | ., Ashbourne 0000, Ireland
+353 1 835 0236
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Reviewed May 26, 2019 via mobile

I hadn't been to Swans or years,but stopped by recently and had a couple of delicious pints of creamy stout. I'll be back again soon.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Yabbadabbadont
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

Without a shadow of a doubt one of the best pubs that I have ever been in. Quirky unusual full of history this venue is an eye opener. There are so many sections of this pub that all offer different options. You really need to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 11, 2017

A great place to go to relax and enjoy a afternoon or evening out. Always assured of a warm welcome and good fare.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

My new husband and I spent a few nights at the pub, it's so warm and cosy with a great atmosphere! Perfect place to be when the weather is a bit rainy. Has a lovely outdoor area that's Covered which is a bonus. The sandwiches...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank nanapidge
Reviewed January 17, 2017

This pub has got a room for every person. Whether you want a quiet drink in front of a fire in the snug, or watch the golf in the perfectly laid out bar or you even have the option of going for a dance outside...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed September 17, 2016

The family I was visiting in county Meath lived close by and this is their local. Had my first Guinness on tap here so you have to love the place!

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank zeyadtuffaha
Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Thank you to Paddy and the staff and to my friend Nicola who organised an amazing hens party for me at the pub. The food, decorations and lengths these guys went to was amazing. Massive smoking area and beautiful decor inside, this pub is 10/10!!

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Lauren D
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Trim Gaa football team had a social night out on Saturday, we decided that swans was the place to go after hearing good things. When we arrived to the door, we were refused admission. There was nobody over the limit at this stage as it...More

Date of experience: August 2016
10  Thank Andrew O
Reviewed May 6, 2016

Visited over the May bank holiday with friends who stay locally. I have been before but a lot has changed since then. The outdoor area has been totally revamped and extended. Great food and drink available and there are various types of entertainment for all...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank ge0mac
Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

Lived near this pub for a few years and it is one of a kind- love to stop in now anytime we're heading past. Great atmosphere and always brilliant bands and music playing. Owner so friendly and welcoming. No such thing as ordering a taxi-...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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