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The Gravediggers, Dublin, Ireland

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  • City center
Distance from city center: 1.8mi
erato's pictureby erato Night Life & Entertainment travel tip
added on the 6th of October, 2009
The Gravediggers is one of the greatest pubs in the world. The place got it's name from the gravediggers who often attended the pub after a long day of hard work. This because The Gravediggers is located right next to the Glasnevin Cemetery. Everyone loves that place and I can totally understand it. It has a special atmosphere, it's like you walk right into the past. The decoration of the pub was not changed since the time of the first owner in the 19th century.
Order a pint of their great Guinness and enjoy the hospitality and good conversations with the locals that make every traveler feel at home.

1 Prospect Square
Dublin 9

The prices are quite acceptable compared to the average Dublin prices.

Opening Hours:
Monday-Thursday: 10:00am - 11:30pm
Friday-Saturday: 10:00am - 12:30pm
Sunday: 12:30pm - 11:00pm

How to get there:
It is 4 km from the city center. You have to take to the Finglas road. It is about 7-8 minutes by car.

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