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“The craic is mighty!”
Review of Killarney Grand

Killarney Grand
Ranked #2 of 21 Nightlife in Killarney
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Owner description: Killarney Grand is a live music venue providing a myriad of entertainment 7 nights a week all year round. Kicking off with Live Traditional Irish Music Sessions at 9pm nightly followed by live cover band in Bar at 11pm & at weekend party Dj in Bar. The nightclub on the premises has state of art sound & lighting with top Djs performing every night from 11pm. Also at weekends upstairs is a Chic & comfortable over Cocktail/Wine Bar with live Piano entertainment. Killarney grand provides something for everyone from 18-80 &You will definetly have a great night out
rocky hill, CT USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“The craic is mighty!”
Reviewed April 4, 2014

This is the place for consistently great traditional Irish music in Killarney. Nicely decorated, authentic pub, and the music is wonderful. We visit Sheehan's every time we are in Killarney. The trad seisun starts in the front, then more modern rock/cover music in the back, then the way back becomes a techno beat late bar for the young on-the-make crowd.
One thing, tho... the bar staff can often be very disorganized and inefficient at times... perhaps the staff from Hannigan's at the International Hotel could give hem a few pointers!

Visited March 2014
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Milford, Ohio
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“Great place for Trad music”
Reviewed March 7, 2014

Don't let the outdoor speakers fool you...that is real live trad you're hearing...not a recording! We stopped by on a Saturday night and had to wait for a place to sit. After a while, we found a place to sit, but still weren't able to see the band playing. We made some friends with people traveling from Cork and had a great time discovering things we had in common. We also enjoyed sitting by a old local guy who was friends with the band that was playing.

Sometime later in the evening, though, there was a kind of musical duel going on, as the thump-thump-thump of the nightclub started up. So it was trad in one ear, and thumping bass in the other. That was a our signal to head back to the hotel. Good craic, though. Definitely check it out!

Visited March 2014
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Wexford, Ireland
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“Sheehan's Pub. Great pub.”
Reviewed February 15, 2014

Taxi driver recommend this pub to us.

When we arrived we were the only people there.

At 9 there was a trad music session, the place started to fill up a little, just a really nice crowd, Band were great, they played till 11 in the front.

Half an hour later a rock band started to play in the back, they were excellent and great entertainment. We stayed till half one, the bouncers ordered us a taxi, opened the doors, bar man remembered our order. Great pub, nice crowd and nice welcoming atmosphere.

Only thing was could you please put some bleach down the toilet, the smell of wee is nasty.

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Skibbereen, Cork, Ireland
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“I didnt want to leave.”
Reviewed January 8, 2014

After spending just one night out here I honestly did not want to leave. The vibe was brilliant..you cant always just sit with people you dont know and get on great. Staff were lovely. Had an amazing night with a fantastic performance from j90. Definitely going back.

Visited December 2013
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“Pub early; nightclub later!”
Reviewed December 29, 2013 via mobile

I've been to this place 5 times in the past 4 months. It's my favorite place for Traditional Irish music, Which is what I like. The Irish music is early, so you can enjoy it and still get back to your hotel at a decent hour. Towards the end of the Irish music, you'll be surprised to see some very snazzy dressed younger people coming in for the disco that starts later. Packs them in early for the Irish, and packs them in later for the disco: what more could you want?!

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