Tom Crean Kerry pub

Journey to the South Pole

On a recent trip to Kerry, we decided to visit the village of Annascaul. The main reason was to visit the pub once owned and run by the famous Irish Antarctic explorer, Tom Crean and to visit his grave site. I think I first became aware of Tom Crean, from the iconic Guinness Ad from 2002 and the newspaper reports about Tom’s life. A few … Continue reading Journey to the South Pole

The Library Bar

This bar is well and truly hidden within The Central Hotel, which is located on Exchequer Street in Dublin 2. Usually hotel bars are located on the ground floor, within sight as you walk in the front door of the hotel. However, this little gem is pass reception, up two flights of stairs and to your left. The bar is spread over three rooms and … Continue reading The Library Bar