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“Tuesday Night in Letterkenny”
Review of McGinleys Bar

McGinleys Bar
Ranked #1 of 15 Nightlife in Letterkenny
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Mc Ginleys Bar is a wonderful old-style pub with an open turf fire. One of the longest-established music pubs in Letterkenny, McGinleys has live music from Wednesday through to Saturday night, including traditional music on a Wednesday evening. The bar is a fantastic place for quiet drinks during the week or lively entertainment at the weekend.
Reviewed 30 March 2018

This bar was recommended by the hotel we were staying at for the Tuesday night we were in Letterkenny. Warm and cosy with some great live music. It wasn't that busy but staff seemed distracted so weren't the friendliest but overall a grand spot that I'd recommend for a Tuesday night because it seemed to be the only place with a bit of life on the main street midweek.

Thank EJ H
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

On-the-go the night often the 21st of December, the bouncers manning the door of this bar refused entrance to certain individuals with no apparent reason for doing so.

4  Thank Christopher G
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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

A real homely and friendly pup... Great music,.. never a long wait at the bar.. has great character.. located in middle of the main street, handy as taxis just outside the main door ...

Thank Tashar93
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

good busy bar on the main street near the letterkenny library. two floor and good service with open smoking area at the back. live band performs sometimes. usual bar amenities provided.

Thank badScorpio69
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This is a great pub/music venue in Letterkenny.There are two floors with an opening on the first floor to look down at the band below.
There is no dance floor but customers can be seen dancing on the small floor space between the band stand and the seating area. This is fine except customers pass through this area to access the toilets beyond the stage.It is not a place to sit when dancers begin to enjoy a bands sounds.
The Guinness is always good. There is a smoking area out the back in an alleyway. This pub has launched quite a few local musicians and they return to play to their local base regularly. This makes for a great night out.

Thank seamusmurphy
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