Irish themed bars abroad – St Patrick’s Day special

Good old-fashioned Irish pubs can be found all over the world and chances are you’ll run in to one or two on your beach holiday. To celebrate the day of the Irish (St. Patrick’s Day to you and I), we’ve rounded up some of our favourite Irish-themed pubs and bars by the beach…

One of many traditional Irish themed bars abroad
Tenerife: The Claddagh Irish Bar

If you love good music, good company and good beer then you’ll love this quirky Irish pub found in Los Cristianos. Open from 9pm every evening you’ll find yourself dancing until the early hours with the owner Gerry also doubling up as the main source of entertainment… (get it?!)

Gran Canaria: The Shamrock Bar

Boasting a Trip Advisor certificate of excellence, The Shamrock, found in Puerto Rico offers everything you’d expect from an Irish bar; nightly shows promising a mix of music and dancing, a huge screen showing all major sporting events and a great atmosphere. Keep an eye out for The Shamrock’s very own celebrities Tony and Gary who promise the keep the craic flowing all night long…

Gran Canaria has a great pizzeria for national pizza month
Fuerteventura: Finnegans Irish Bar

This small Irish bar is often referred to as a hidden gem for it’s great quality drinks (and great quality craic) as well as it’s friendlier than friendly hosts Dave and Mick. This is the kind of place you can call into after an afternoon on the beach or take the whole family for some evening entertainment and Dave and Mick know it all if you need any advice about the local area of Corralejo

Majorca: Mrs Doyle’s Irish Pub

Mrs Doyle’s Irish Pub in Magaluf is an Irish owned live music pub where the good times, good music and drinks never end. Mick the Fiddler the resident entertainer, sings and performs on fiddle, banjo, guitar AND piano making this bar one of the most unforgettable bars you’ll visit in the whole of Majorca…

Majorca has a great pizzeria, perfect for national pizza month
Benidorm: The Bodhran Irish Bar

If you’re holidaying in Benidorm, chances are you’re looking for a lively time. The Bodhran promises a mix of traditional Irish music and popular chart toppers to keep everyone from Mum and Dad to the younger ones happy.  There’s also a new food menu boasting some of the most delicious Irish food found in Benidorm…


Have you ever visited any of these places? Or have we missed your favourite Irish pubs and bars off our list? Let us know below… 

Written on 14th March 2017 by

Joshua Carry-James

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