Bernard Shaw pub closure: ‘Does anyone give a damn about cultural value?’

Closure of city centre pub and food venue after 13 years sparks angry reaction

Closing its doors: the Bernard Shaw pub in Portobello, Dublin. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

The announcement of the closure of the Bernard Shaw pub on South Richmond Street, Dublin, at the end of October after 13 years has provoked an angry reaction from fans of the venue. The pub, which is run by Bodytronic along with the Eatyard food area next door, gained a reputation for hosting innovative club nights, DJs and artists. Many expressed frustration over yet another venue in the capital closing its doors. "This has to stop, Dublin is losing its soul,"wrote one Twiter user. If you areading this on The Irish Times app click here to read full story.

Eatyard at the Bernard Shaw pub. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times
The Bernard Shaw is Closing !

NEWS: The Bernard Shaw, one of the most influential places on Dublin’s creative community since its inception 13 years ago is closing it's doors. Here's a short video we produced for the pub. Filmed and edited by Neil Hynes, HyneSight Video Productions.

Posted by Hynesight Video Productions on Monday, September 9, 2019