Dublin, Ireland.

Mulligan’s was established in 1782. Initially, the pub was based on Thomas Street but it has been in its current location on Poolbeg Street since 1854. Today, the pub describes itself as a “no-nonsense 18th-century pub”. Given its proximity to The Theatre Royal, it is not unheard of for well-known faces to call in. Judy Garland frequented the venue while she was performing at the theatre. John F Kennedy used to call in before he began his political career, and Irish literary legends James Joyce and Seamus Heaney are also past guests who are affectionately remembered.

Not all of the patrons who frequent this popular venue are living. One of the owners recalled how a barman told him he had witnessed a bottle of brandy flying off one of the shelves, but the energy responsible was clearly thirsty as the bottle landed intact in a sink some distance away. Footsteps have also been heard when the bar has been deserted. Tapping sounds were reported coming from the empty cellar, and the ghost of a man was spotted sitting on a barrel down there on a few occasions. The ghost of a man has also been spotted walking through the bar.

Ghost Advisor

If any users have shared their own paranormal experiences of Mulligan’s, these will be shared here. To add your own, click the green “Add Your Experience” button below.

All experiences are open to interpretation and are vetted prior to publishing to ensure they are relevant to the nature of this website. I reserve the right to decline inclusion. Sensitive information may also be redacted if necessary.

Further Information

Venue Name
Bar / Pub
8 Poolbeg Street, Dublin, DO2 TK71, Ireland

Please note that Spirited Isle is not responsible for the content of third party websites.


Users should always undertake their own checks before traveling to Kinnitty Castle Hotel or any other location listed on this website, to ensure that it will be open and accessible. You can suggest an amendment here if any information shared on this page has changed since it was last modified (June 23, 2024).

Spirited Isle accepts no responsibility for action taken by any user having consulted information published on this website or elsewhere. Furthermore, the owner of the website is not responsible for any loss, damage, injury, demonic possession, death, or other negative outcome arising..

Be safe, be responsible and be respectful.