Above: The exterior of O'Neill's pub in Dublin, Ireland

I wouldn’t be telling any secrets if I said that the Irish do enjoy a drink from time to time. Pubs are very much a part of the nation’s culture, from the smallest town to the capital city ofDublin. On our most recent trip, I decided to delve a little more deeply into the pub scene. What I was after were real, traditional pubs. And I also wanted to find those places where one might get a good meal. Here are the pubs in Dublin I most liked.

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