History of Nightlife

History of Nightlife - Nonetheless, it was developed as...

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History of Nightlife There is a vibrant nightlife in Dublin and it is reputedly one of the most youthful cities in Europe - with estimates of 50% of inhabitants being younger than 25. [8] [9] Furthermore in 2007, it was voted the friendliest city in Europe . [10] Like the rest of Ireland, there are pubs right across the city centre. The area around St. Stephen's Green - especially Harcourt Street, Camden Street, Wexford Street and Leeson Street - is a centre for some of the most popular nightclubs and pubs in Dublin. The most internationally notorious area for nightlife is the Temple Bar area just south of the River Liffey. To some extent, the area has become a hot spot for tourists, including stag and hen parties from Britain , causing some (though by no means all) locals to steer clear at night.
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Unformatted text preview: Nonetheless, it was developed as Dublin's cultural quarter (an idea proposed by local politician Charlie Haughey ), and does retain this spirit as a centre for small arts productions, in the form of street performers and intimate small music venues. Live music is popularly played on streets and at venues throughout Dublin in general and the city has produced several rock bands of international success, including U2 , Hothouse Flowers , Horslips , Thin Lizzy , and Boyzone . The two best known cinemas in the city centre are the Savoy Cinema and the Cineworld Cinema, both north of the Liffey. Brazen Head- Dublin's Oldest Pub - Est. 1198. Traditional Irish Music Nightly. Traditional Irish Restaurant Serving Lunch & Evening Dinner. Superb Carvery Lunch served daily in the Bar....
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