Let’s get quizzical.
Although pub quizzes are no rarity in Ireland’s capital, it is still extremely helpful to know exactly when and where the best ones are taking place. That is where we come in.
This list of Dublin pub quizzes are scattered throughout the city – some are located in the outskirts and some are located right in the heart of town (Dublin city centre).
Most of these will take place on weeknights, so it is ideally suited to turn up after a long and taxing day at work. Going to the pub is a popular pastime among millions, so why not throw in a bit of competition and enter with your mates for a prize?
Let’s crack on!
1. McGarry’s, Harold’s Cross
Located in Dublin 6W, this pub’s quiz features eight rounds on a variety of topics which is then followed by a jackpot round, which gives participants a chance to take home a cash prize.
It usually starts at 8:15pm and is open to teams of up to six people.
2. The Grand Social – Liffey Street
Located on the banks of the Liffey, the quiz begins at 7:30pm and prizes in the past have had a musical flavour; including tickets for Electric Picnic and various gigs and festivals.
3. Fourth Corner – Patrick Street
On Wednesday nights, quizzes take place which cost a fiver per person for teams of up to 6. Prizes are handed out throughout the rounds as well as an overall prize at the end.
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4. Druid’s Chair – Killiney
Running on Sunday nights, this quiz has been on for the last 6 years and allows a bit of freedom – participants can either play alone, in pairs or as part of a team. The fun starts at 9:30 pm on Sundays when there are plenty of drinks vouchers to be claimed.
5. Mother Reillys, Rathmines
An inner suburb located approximately 3km south of Dublin’s city centre, this cozy pub is an ideal way to kick back with a pint and put your knowledge to the test. It kicks off at 9:15pm on Tuesdays.
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6. The Back Page, Phibsborough
A pub packed with events, the quiz is just one of many exciting things happening, the Dublin 7 venue hosts ‘Quizness’ on Friday and Saturday nights each week.
If you’re worried about not getting a seat, you can book in advance here.
If you’re on the south side, The Back Page’s cousin The Square Ball puts on Quizness on Thursdays. More information here.
7. The Woolshed, Parnell Street
Every Tuesday night, a pub quiz takes place here.
Beginning at 9:30 pm with a top prize of €50, there is also a jackpot which rolls over every week. When it finally reaches €250, the team with the highest score on the night takes home every penny.
Winning money while on the pints sounds like a wonderful experience.