Beecher Networks - Web Development, Hosting & Domains
Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 20 of 49

Thread: Amenities near League Grounds/Venues

  1. #1
    Reserves
    Joined
    May 2011
    Posts
    804
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    9
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    64
    Thanked in
    53 Posts

    Amenities near League Grounds/Venues

    What grounds or venues in the league offer the best facilities in or around the ground during a league game?
    I'm really just talking about good pubs or places that you can get food/drink before and after a game.
    Just as a quick reference, Turners Cross has a good number of pubs near the ground, the Beer Garden and the Corner Flag are popular while McDonald's and Lidl are very close as well. All within 5 minute walking distance.
    What about other grounds/venues around the country?

  2. #2
    International Prospect Martinho II's Avatar
    Joined
    Nov 2003
    Location
    Killashee Longford
    Posts
    9,355
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    5,586
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    629
    Thanked in
    535 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by nr637 View Post
    What grounds or venues in the league offer the best facilities in or around the ground during a league game?
    I'm really just talking about good pubs or places that you can get food/drink before and after a game.
    Just as a quick reference, Turners Cross has a good number of pubs near the ground, the Beer Garden and the Corner Flag are popular while McDonald's and Lidl are very close as well. All within 5 minute walking distance.
    What about other grounds/venues around the country?
    Top of my head to kick things off from my trips to Inchicore McDowells is always the bit of craic for a few early pints!
    Gary Cronin is he the right man to manage Longford Town?

  3. #3
    Capped Player nigel-harps1954's Avatar
    Joined
    Feb 2009
    Location
    On a dodgy bus
    Posts
    13,208
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    4,201
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    3,961
    Thanked in
    2,334 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by nr637 View Post
    What grounds or venues in the league offer the best facilities in or around the ground during a league game?
    I'm really just talking about good pubs or places that you can get food/drink before and after a game.
    Just as a quick reference, Turners Cross has a good number of pubs near the ground, the Beer Garden and the Corner Flag are popular while McDonald's and Lidl are very close as well. All within 5 minute walking distance.
    What about other grounds/venues around the country?
    There's a pub next door to Finn Park and another six or seven within a five minute walk. Same for takeaways.
    https://kesslereffect.bandcamp.com/album/kepler - New music. It's not that bad.

  4. #4
    First Team
    Joined
    Apr 2004
    Location
    Ballybofey
    Posts
    2,222
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    43
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    114
    Thanked in
    79 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Martinho II View Post
    Top of my head to kick things off from my trips to Inchicore McDowells is always the bit of craic for a few early pints!
    Being a Longford fan I guess anything within a 2 mile radius of a ground is good for you
    54 Crew-Finn Harps FC Supporters Club
    Following Harps Home & Away
    https://www.facebook.com/54CrewFHFC

  5. Thanks From:


  6. #5
    First Team D24Saint's Avatar
    Joined
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Dublin
    Posts
    2,442
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    180
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    352
    Thanked in
    270 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Martinho II View Post
    Top of my head to kick things off from my trips to Inchicore McDowells is always the bit of craic for a few early pints!
    Yeah it’s grand on match nights. The Saint down the road is good for craft beer. The Black Lion is the best run pub in the area and has a food menu. As for grub, there is a new sit down Indian called Kari that looks good, then lots of take away Kebab house , two chippers , pizza shop and a few Chinese. The transport links are great we have the LUAS & G1, G2 & 13 from the city centre.

  7. #6
    Seasoned Pro joey B's Avatar
    Joined
    Nov 2004
    Location
    Donegal
    Posts
    3,619
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    278
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    449
    Thanked in
    338 Posts
    In terms of handiness hard to beat the Windmill outside Drogheda’s ground,great little boozer….
    Irish by birth ,Harps by the grace of god.

  8. #7
    First Team
    Joined
    Mar 2008
    Posts
    1,049
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    45
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    197
    Thanked in
    130 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by joey B View Post
    In terms of handiness hard to beat the Windmill outside Drogheda’s ground,great little boozer….
    Although the 'real home' of Drogs supporters is Mother Hughes pub, just a bit further from the ground...

  9. Thanks From:


  10. #8
    Reserves thebronze14's Avatar
    Joined
    Mar 2017
    Location
    Donegal
    Posts
    353
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    102
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    42
    Thanked in
    31 Posts
    They help make Drogheda possibly my favourite away day in the league

  11. #9
    Reserves DCSIL's Avatar
    Joined
    May 2020
    Location
    Deepest Darkest Lincolnshire
    Posts
    430
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    62
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    38
    Thanked in
    27 Posts
    At Derry City the nearest to the ground is the Bluebell bar which has Barrs Takeaway and a corner shop nearby. Up the hill you have 3-4 pubs, the Oak Grove a real Derry pub but friendly. City Centre not far too.

    At St Pats There's a new brewpub at the crossroads heading towards the City, can't remember the name... No shortage of options there though

    Bohs again you're spoilt for choice. Back page i know does pub food.

    Shels The Cat and cage is good for different beers, food bit pricey though. few takeaways on the main road too.

    Doesn't seem to be anything near Kerry, there's a burger place about 10 mins walk i found and almost all the pubs in Tralee Centre?
    Last edited by DCSIL; 21/11/2023 at 7:23 PM.

  12. #10
    First Team
    Joined
    Oct 2018
    Posts
    1,482
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    317
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    236
    Thanked in
    181 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by DCSIL View Post
    At St Pats There's a new brewpub at the crossroads heading towards the City, can't remember the name... No shortage of options there though
    Judging by the directions there I think you’re referring to another spot but there’s also Rascals Brewing the opposite way (heading away from the city as you leave the ground about 5 mins walk away). Open about 5 years now. They've got a great mutually beneficial relationship with the club the last number of years with sponsorship and events etc. They also sponsored the LOI Central podcast this year come to think of it
    Last edited by 2 Year Contract; 22/11/2023 at 12:58 AM.
    Paaatrick's Agletic

  13. #11
    Reserves CorribsideSteve's Avatar
    Joined
    Jul 2017
    Posts
    774
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    268
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    106
    Thanked in
    76 Posts
    Terryland's sort of in a secluded place, a good distance from the city centre. The Menlo Hotel is about 10m up the road from the ground though,with the Maldron Hotel just the other side of the Headford Rd roundabout.

  14. #12
    Reserves trevy's Avatar
    Joined
    May 2004
    Posts
    753
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    5
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    47
    Thanked in
    40 Posts
    Supermacs and McDonalds and Rockin Joes diner all very close to RSC on Cork Road. No pubs that near it. Norris Bar is main home fans pub about 15 minutes walk away on Slievekeale Road and pubs in city centre a similar walk away.

  15. #13
    Youth Team
    Joined
    Feb 2022
    Posts
    185
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    22
    Thanked in
    16 Posts
    I’ve always found Tallaght a bit brutal in terms of pubs near the ground

  16. #14
    Biased against YOUR club pineapple stu's Avatar
    Joined
    Aug 2002
    Location
    In the long grass
    Posts
    37,989
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    2,644
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    4,861
    Thanked in
    3,170 Posts
    The Students' Centre on campus does food and drink; five minute walk from the ground. Or Farmer Brown's pub in Clonskeagh is 15 minutes' walk away, as is Ashton's

  17. #15
    Seasoned Pro ForzaForth's Avatar
    Joined
    Aug 2007
    Posts
    3,044
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    165
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    665
    Thanked in
    453 Posts
    Not a lot near Wexford's current ground at Ferrycarrig. The Ferrycarrig Hotel is about three minutes drive away. The nearest village, Oylegate, is about 5-6 minutes in a car and has two pubs and a chipper, PJ's Diner, which has a very good reputation. Otherwise, you have to head into Wexford town.

  18. #16
    International Prospect Martinho II's Avatar
    Joined
    Nov 2003
    Location
    Killashee Longford
    Posts
    9,355
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    5,586
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    629
    Thanked in
    535 Posts
    With Bishopsgate you are in the middle of nowhere unfortunately Longford Town is 3 miles away and every amenity is based there!
    Gary Cronin is he the right man to manage Longford Town?

  19. #17
    First Team red bellied's Avatar
    Joined
    Apr 2006
    Location
    sligo town
    Posts
    1,335
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    3
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    21
    Thanked in
    18 Posts
    Showgrounds has Mooneys pub and takeaway across the road. O neils is on the corner on way up about 4 or 5 munute walk. Railway bar beside bus and railway station. Two minutes directly down from o neils is Yacht bar. Another few minutes walk from the yacht and you are in town. All pubs will have loitv if you get too cosy.

  20. #18
    Reserves
    Joined
    May 2011
    Posts
    804
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    9
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    64
    Thanked in
    53 Posts
    Anyone have anything for UCD & Dundalk ?

    Anything for Bray, Cobh, Athlone & Treaty ?

    By the by how many clubs have a good clubhouse with decent facilities?

    Anyone have a particular favourite food & drink experience from within a league clubs venue?

    I hear Bohs do a great burger & chips at a good price!


  21. #19
    First Team D24Saint's Avatar
    Joined
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Dublin
    Posts
    2,442
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    180
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    352
    Thanked in
    270 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by 2 Year Contract View Post
    Judging by the directions there I think you’re referring to another spot but there’s also Rascals Brewing the opposite way (heading away from the city as you leave the ground about 5 mins walk away). Open about 5 years now. They've got a great mutually beneficial relationship with the club the last number of years with sponsorship and events etc. They also sponsored the LOI Central podcast this year come to think of it
    Union 8 that place is called I think. It’s on the site of a restaurant that was open for a few years forget the name of it now but was something 8 aswell. I’ve never tried the new place. As for rascals the pizza in there is unbelievable. The beer is ok aswell as craft beer goes.

  22. #20
    First Team D24Saint's Avatar
    Joined
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Dublin
    Posts
    2,442
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    180
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    352
    Thanked in
    270 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by red bellied View Post
    Showgrounds has Mooneys pub and takeaway across the road. O neils is on the corner on way up about 4 or 5 munute walk. Railway bar beside bus and railway station. Two minutes directly down from o neils is Yacht bar. Another few minutes walk from the yacht and you are in town. All pubs will have loitv if you get too cosy.
    I’d recommend Donaghy's Bar not far from the train station. Lovely bit of grub.

Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. Forthcoming friendlies at League of Ireland grounds
    By London-Irish in forum Premier & First Divisions
    Replies: 99
    Last Post: 15/08/2011, 9:48 AM
  2. What Irish League Grounds have you been to?
    By gspain in forum Irish League
    Replies: 33
    Last Post: 18/01/2009, 12:11 PM
  3. New clubs and grounds in the League of Ireland in 2009
    By London-Irish in forum Premier & First Divisions
    Replies: 70
    Last Post: 14/11/2008, 11:04 AM
  4. €uro in Irish League Grounds
    By A face in forum Irish League
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 08/03/2006, 7:42 PM
  5. Car boot sales at Irish league grounds?
    By sammy in forum Irish League
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 01/09/2004, 10:15 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •