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May 20 2020

‘We’re blessed with space’ – Inside iconic Johnnie Fox’s plans to reopen next month as a 110-seater restaurant

THE iconic Johnnie Fox’s has a plan to reopen its 300-seat pub as a 110-seater restaurant at the end of June, rather than wait until pubs can trade in August.

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March 24 2014

Johnnie Fox’s owner recalls day new law sparked a ‘diplomatic incident’

On the 10th-year anniversary of the no-smoking policy that was implemented in public buildings, workplaces and public transport across Ireland, publican Tony Mc- Mahon recalls an incident with a European diplomat in the early stages of the ban.

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Dublin Live

May 26 2022

Dublin pub of the week: A traditional Irish experience in the mountains

Mountain views, trad music and live Irish dancing; does it get more authentic than that? Throw in a menu of delicious seafood and European cuisine and you have the delightful experience that is a visit to Johnnie Fox’s.

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October 28 2021

German president pays visit to famous Irish pub Johnnie Fox’s

The staff of Johnnie Fox’s have commended the German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his wife Elke Büdenbender as ‘lovely people’ following their visit.

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Irish Mirror

August 15 2017

I want to go to that restaurant Johnnie Fox’s and have a nice warm Guinness.

Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey reveal plans to return to Ireland for pints

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Irish Times

January 03 2023

Of course, footfall numbers were larger but in particular ‘day two’ weddings were a big hit, along with a lot of winter and summer corporate events.

Profits at Johnnie Fox’s soar as venue ‘raises the bar’ for pub experience

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The Journal

March 23 2023

‘Like walking into a rural Irish house’

The Dublin Mountains hideout that is Johnnie Fox’s

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Irish Times

May 02 2020

With the live Hooley Show, seven nights a week, also employing 30 musicians and 14 Irish dancers, Johnnie Fox’s had a staff of 104

After 200 years, Johnnie Fox’s is coming down the mountain

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February 27 2019

Ms McMahon said that the business enjoyed a very strong year in spite of the impact from the ‘Beast from the East’ weather conditions at the start of last March.

Name of the game: Renowned Johnnie Fox’s pub lifts profits

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April 27 2020

The whole purpose is to keep people in employment

Crafty Fox’s finds way to keep locals fed and watered

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Top 100 Attractions

Johnnie Fox’s isn’t just famous for being the Highest pub in Ireland, It is also famous for just being Johnnie Fox’s! Being only half an hours drive from Dublin means that in my opinion a trip to Dublin would not be complete without a visit to Ireland’s most famous pub. Johnnie Fox’s is right up there with the likes of Bunratty Castle and their entertainment which takes place every night of the week really is the pride of Ireland. With first class entertainers and a tasty selection of food, your night will be one of the highlights of your time in this amazing country. Never before have I known a pub that has a bus that will bring you straight to the door, just one of the many reasons why Johnny Fox’s has the reputation they have. They really do cherish every single one of their customers. Their Chowder is amazing also!

Johnnie Fox’s (The Highest Pub in Ireland)

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Irish Times

21 November 2022

The Offload: The Wallabies Head for Johnnie Fox’s

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Dublin Events

Johnnie Fox’s Traditional Irish Show in Ireland

The authenticity and the old world charm will surely get to you as soon as you enter the Johnnie Fox pub. The Hooley experience is a mesmerizing and sizzling performance of traditional Irish dances followed by live musical performance. An excellent place to explore the true spirit of Ireland, Johnnie Fox offers all its guests a guaranteed night of entertainment.

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