Dublin Sessions

The Tolka House

The Tolka House

9A Glasnevin Hill,
Glasnevin Village,
Dublin 9.

tel: +353 1 837 1082

email: [email protected]

www.tolkahouse.ie

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450 Tolka Fireside

Welcome to The Tolka House – Established 1756

Tolka House, formerly The Bulls Head has been the main source of hospitality in the Glasnevin area since 1756. This fountain of allurement, once a hostelry, aquired its first licence in 1848, at the end of the Great Famine, under the ownership of Thomas White. An act of parliament in 1878 saw the National Botanic Gardens come under the patronage of the state who opened it up to the public. This was good news for Mary White's tavern. The name Tolka House first seen above the this door in 1883 under the new ownership of H. Briscoe. By 1901 Tolka House was under the care of the Ryan brothers. The electric tram then brought much business to Tolka House and The Botanic Gardens with its regular service from Nelson's Pillar. The tradtitional ethos has been retained in Tolka House as you now find yourself surrounded by raised levels and cosy corners. - "On your way out listen to the gentle murmuring of the Tolka flowing sweetly beside the premises. Inside, the waters of the Tolka House continue to flow just as sweetly." 

What’s on at The Tolka House

Saturday 1st June

Chris Lucas ... live music in the bar from ...  10.30pm
The Whole Hog ... live music and craic ... 10.30pm

Sunday 2nd June

These Charming Men ... live Smiths tribute act ... 10.30pm

Thursday 6th June

The Fireside Session ... ballad & trad session with Costigans starting at ... 10.30pm

Saturday 8th June

Chris Lucas ... live music in the bar from ...  10.30pm
Rob Strong ... live music and craic ... 10.30pm

Thursday 13th June

The Fireside Session ... ballad & trad session with Kildon starting at ... 10.30pm

Friday 14th June

Walk The Line ... live Johnny Cash tribute act ... 10.30pm

Saturday 15th June

Chris Lucas ... live music in the bar from ...  10.30pm
Catfish Blues Orchestra ... live music and craic ... 10.30pm

Thursday 20th June

The Fireside Session ... ballad & trad session starting at ... 10.30pm

Saturday 22nd June

Chris Lucas ... live music in the bar from ...  10.30pm
Marvin And The Grooves ... live music and craic ... 10.30pm

Thursday 27th June

The Fireside Session ... ballad & trad session starting at ... 10.30pm

Friday 28th June

The Joshua Tree ... live U2 tribute act ... 10.30pm

Saturday 29th June

Chris Lucas ... live music in the bar from ...  10.30pm
Hustle ... live music and craic ... 10.30pm

Sunday 30th June

The Absolute Eagles ... live Eagles tribute act ... 10.30pm

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