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Jack Duggan's Bar

Main St, Castlemaine, Ireland
+353 66 972 0242
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
10 Sep 2017
“The Wild Colonial Boy”
17 Sep 2016
“A small town pub”
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Irish, Bar, Pub
Main St, Castlemaine, Ireland
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

We came to Castlemaine only because of the Wild Colonial Boy song. Stopped in the bar for some soft drinks and Guinness. The bar was pleasant and as we were the only people there it was a good break from our journey. The music was...More

Thank Janulik
Reviewed 17 September 2016

The staff are very friendly here and up for a chat. They are only able to offer pizza as a food choice so don't expect too much

1  Thank Denise M
Reviewed 20 June 2015

This pub is one of the best I have been to. Went there and then went down to cork but ended up going back as the hospatility was grand nice friendly people. Cannot believe that more tourists are not there but would recommend it to...More

Thank Trisha Q
Reviewed 13 May 2015

We found Jack Duggan's Bar on our way to our B&B while on vacation. We didn't have dinner while there and stopped just for a pint. It was exactly what we expected of an Irish Pub. The manager and patrons were very friendly and the...More

Thank Britishiron
Reviewed 7 April 2015 via mobile

Called on the way to dingle, a little after 2pm. Closed. Called on the way back as I wanted to see how it was fairing since being taken over. 2 others in the bar, very little ambience. Had a pint of guinness, couldn't drink it...More

2  Thank kerrygastronaut
Reviewed 19 June 2014

My friend and I stopped at Jack Duggan's Bar on the way to the dingle Peninsular mainly to have a swift bevvy and take a picture of the legend's home. After a desperate search we realised that my friend's handbag was missing. Catastrophe! May behind...More

1  Thank highgreenlady
Reviewed 21 May 2014

We visited this bar on the last night of our stay near Castlemaine, and wished that we had gone in there sooner. It was a lovely bar, the decor was geared towards the 'wild colonial boy' and very atmospheric and relaxing. The host was very...More

3  Thank pintsize69
Reviewed 7 October 2013

I visited Castlemaine in September 2013. When I called to Jack Duggans I was very disappointed, there was no atmosphere, the barman /owner was outside the bar drinking a pint and watching american X factor. The guinness was not very good. The only food available...More

1  Thank John K
Bernard C, Manager at Jack Duggan's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2013

We note your comments,unfortunetly as we painted the place some three months ago, im sorry it did not meet your taste.As of pizza we sell over 80 per week ,and are much liked,sorry we didn't meet your standard,our sales show there liking. Please call in...More

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Restaurant Details

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Irish, Bar, Pub
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Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main St, Castlemaine, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Dingle Peninsula  >  Castlemaine
  • Phone Number: +353 66 972 0242
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This local bar in Castlemaine Kerry is the Home of The Wild Colonial Boy,the staff welcome you, please feel free to call,why not try our local sourced Irish Artisan Beers and Lagers.We pride ourselves on looking after you the customer,and welcome you back.We also welcome Tour Operators,and offer light snacks daily..Parking Facilities,Pool Table,Darts,Live Irish Music,Weekly Events and Open Trad Sessions.
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