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Pubs to experience when visiting Emerald Isle the | travel | Metro Creative The Temple Bar, Dublin Though it’s a genuine tourist attraction and landmark, Dublin’s The Temple Bar, established in 1840, features live music each day and night and a jovial staff ready to serve both food and the pub’s famed Irish Coffee. The lively pub is located in the city’s famed Temple Bar neighborhood, and visitors should not hesitate to grab a seat on the bench out- side to pose for photos with friends or family before heading inside to hoist a pint in appreciation of the day’s performer. 14 February - March 2019 Thomasville Scene The Temple Bar The Guinness Storehouse, Dublin Though not a pub in the most technical sense, the Guinness Storehouse in the St. James’s Gate Brewery in Dublin is a great place to learn about Ireland’s most famous export. Visitors can tour the brewery and learn how to pour the perfect pint, even earning their own certificate before enjoying the fruits of their labors. Once you finish the pint you’re now certified to pour, don’t forget to head up to the brewery’s rooftop Gravity Bar, where you can enjoy a pint and take in the stunning, panoramic views of the city below. S t. Patrick’s Day is celebrated in coun- tries across the globe. Each March 17, St. Patrick’s Day celebrants of all backgrounds are infused with the spirit of the Emerald Isle, prompting many to book vacations to visit this stunning country loaded with personality and history. While there are many sights to see and adven- tures to experience in Ireland, a visit is not truly complete until travelers find themselves an Irish pub in which to enjoy a creamy pint. The following are a handful of pubs travelers won’t want to miss when visiting Ireland.