Records for the Roadside Tavern in Lisdoonvarna date back to 1865, but it was first registered as a public house (pub) in 1890. For many years, the Roadside was run as a combination of several elements, including a bakery, grocery shop, guest house, and bar. In 1897, Christopher Curtin took over the lease on the property and eventually purchased it in the 1930s. To this day, the Curtin family still runs the Roadside.
The Roadside is of particular fame locally, not just due to its history as one of the oldest pubs in Co. Clare, but as a popular place to enjoy local music nightly. They host musicians seven days a week, and you never know who might just drop in for a bit of craic and playin...Read More