"Best Dinner / Entertianment in Ireland" Ireland's Minister for Tourism (Leo Varadkar) presented the award.
The Gathering at the Merry Ploughboy
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November 2016 Congratulations to Daire O Baolain, one of the dancers in our show who came first in the recent
October 2016 "The Dubs" visit the pub to celebrate Dublin's first back-to-back All-Ireland title win since 1977
April 2016 - 200 key overseas tour operators visit the pub. We pulled out all the stops to provide the night time entertainment to over two hundred VIP tour operators from around the world.
The group visited the pub for traditional Irish entertainment as part of Meitheal 2016, the key event in the Irish Tourism Trade annual calendar.
We are proud to present "An evening with Mickey MacConnell" at the pub. Mickey is renowned for his fantastic composition "Only our Rivers run free" and in more recent times the "ballad of Lidl and Aldi"
The Merry Ploughboy has retained the award for "Best Traditional Dinner/Entertainment even in Ireland" for a third consecutive year.
The awards is based on independent customer satisfaction surveys by CIE International.
The band provide traditional entertainment at the Dublin Web Summit
which was attended by over 20,000 people in Dublin.
For the second year in a row, at the CIE International awards of excellence, the Merry Ploughboy Pub wins the award for "best dinner/entertainment event in Ireland".
Tuesday 1st December 2012
Throughout 2013 the Merry Ploughboy Traditional Dinner & Show will take on a special Gathering flavour with a very warm welcome for the Irish diaspora who are returning to Ireland.
Friday 28th November 2012
The Merry Ploughboys & Dublin City feaure on Dutch TV click here.
Friday 23rd November 2012
The people from "The Kingdom" will make their presence felt in the capital as we host a special concert featuring the music and songs of County Kerry in a fantastic concert called "River to Sea". Tickets priced at 15 euro for the concert can be bought online, over the phone or at the bar. For further details click here.
Friday 16th of November 2012
We welcome back Diarmuid O'Leary and the Bards for a great night of music and crack. Tickets are priced at 20 euro and can be bought online, over the phone or at the bar.
Our Saint Patrick's week entertainment schedule has now been posted. We're looking forward to another great week's entertainment during Saint Patrick's Day in Dublin.
At the CIE International awards of excellence, the Merry Ploughboy Pub wins the award for "best dinner/entertainment event in Ireland". Other award winners include the Cliffs of Moher, Glendalough & Glenveagh National Park.
The Merry Ploughboy YouTube channel has been viewed over half a million times! The video channel link is here
The Sam Maguire Cup visits the Merry Ploughboy pub, check out the photos on our Facebook page
The Merry Ploughboys feature on the "Alive Alive Oh" Christmas album alongside contributions from Liam Clancy, Damien Dempsey, Paddy Reilly and The Wolfe Tones.
The Dublin Gaelic Football team win the All-Ireand Championship for the first time in sixteen years. The official name of the trophy is the "Sam Maguire Cup" but it is affectionately referred to as "Sam".
The Merry Ploughboy's song "Sam is coming home" hits number one in the world music charts on iTunes. The song was viewed over fifty thousand times in one week on YouTube. The song also received great air play on national radio and TV as a fantastically exciting build up to the All-Ireland final takes place in Dublin.
June 2011 The Merry Ploughboy wins "Music Pub of the year in Ireland"