There's A Lord Of The Rings Themed Pub In Kerry And It's Absolutely Gas

By kaylawalsh

September 25, 2018 at 12:29pm


The Lord of the Rings was first published over 60 years ago, but it's still as popular as ever.

The news that Amazon is now turning the trilogy into a TV show reminded us of one of the quirkiest pubs in Ireland - The Shire in Killarney.

The LOTR-themed venue opened its doors in 2014, but lots of Irish people don't even know it's there.

And they're missing out, because it's mighty craic.

The place is decorated like a hobbit hole and serves a selection of special drinks in tankards including Gandalf's Ale, Frodo’s Lager, Bilbo’s Beer and Orc Draught.

You can also rent a room in Middle Earth - no admittance except on party business.

Sometimes Gollum even crawls around scaring the shite out of people and...shifting them?

All you need for a magical night on the town.


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