Long Weekend Alert!

Don’t forget that this coming Tuesday is ” dry day” – on the holy occasion of Lailat Al Miraj, we will not be serving alcohol from 6 p.m. on 28 th June until 8 p.m. on 29th June 2011.

McGettigan’s will be closed on the 28th and re-open at 8 p.m. on Wednesday. Fret not, though, as this week also brings us a long weekend! Why not spend it at the Bonnington?

We’ve got a few rooms remaining at our special Summer rates – call 04 3560600 or email reservations@bonningtontower.com. We’re also offering a double brunch in McGettigan’s to celebrate the long weekend! Not one, but two brunches. Join us in Dubai’s no. 1 Guinness selling pub!

Double brunch at McGettigan's in Dubai!

McGettigan’s is on Foursquare! Check-in today: https://foursquare.com/venue/10324023

Stuck in Dubai during the Summer? Visiting here? We’re with you all Summer long!

GAA Big Games at McGettigan'sSo you’re stuck in Dubai for the Summer or you’re here to check out the city… McGettigan’s is with you all Summer long! We’re cranking up the AC, chilling the pints, and do what we do best: Provide you with all the latest sporting action from home and elsewhere on the globe.

Our weekly iPaddy Quiz night will also continue to run, so if you fancy winning an iPad 2, come down to McGettigan’s on Tuesdays and join the fun!

iPaddy Quiz Night at McGettigan's - Win an iPad 2 in DubaiNaturally, we’ll also continue electing new Mayors! Cast your vote and stand the chance to win an awesome trip to Ireland!

Mayor of McGettigan's!

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Mundy Pictures! Paul Brady Offer!

Did you enjoy Mundy playing the Garden @ Mcgettigan’s last Friday? Here’s a couple of pictures from the evening:

Don’t forget that Paul Brady is coming to McGettigan’s this coming Friday. The day after, McGettigan’s plays host to the Bonnington’s 1st Birthday Community Carnival. Why not make a weekend out of it?

Arrive on Friday, enjoy a hearty McGettigan’s Friday brunch for only AED 99/person, see Paul Brady play the Garden @ McGettigan’s in the evening, and join the Bonnington Carnival fun on Saturday! The Bonnington  has put together a special room offer for the occasion: Stay overnight in a Bonnington Deluxe Room for only AED 499 (single) or AED 599 (double). This rate includes all taxes and service charges and tickets to Paul’s concert at McGettigan’s! Book today by calling +971 4 356 0600 or send us an email. Find out more here.

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Have you seen our re-designed website yet? Check it out – it’s the craic! Click here!

The earlier you dine, the faster you can be in the Pub!

Ever wanted to pop down to McGettigan’s but got delayed because you needed to have dinner first?

Well, here’s the solution: Dine earlier and you’ll make it to McGettigan’s faster! You’re probably aware that the food in McGettigan’s is as good as the craic there, but don’t we all crave something different every now and again? In April we offer you a discounted dinner alternative!

Follow the Bonnington Hotel or McGettigan’s Irish Pub on Twitter and get access to discount vouchers for dinner at the Cavendish Restaurant all through April!

Tweet! Tweet! We’ve put together a special dining deal for our Twitter followers. All through April, we will tweet vouchers for 20% off our Early Bird dinner in the Cavendish Restaurant – just click the link and print out the voucher!

Dining discounts at the Cavendish - Bonnington Hotel Dubai - Only on Twitter!The Cavendish recently launched its new dinner menu, “Cavendish PM” and here’s your chance to be one of the first to try it out!

You can check out what’s on offer here.

So what are you waiting for? Follow @bonningtontower or @mcgettiganspub on Twitter today and bag yourself a discount voucher!

The added advantage is, of course, that it only takes a minute to walk from the Cavendish to McGettigan’s!

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day 2011!

So, the big day has finally arrived! Happy St. Patrick’s Day everybody! Lá Fhéile Pádraig! Sláinte!

The Bonnington Hotel and McGettigan’s Irish Pub in Jumeirah Lakes Towers have kicked off the day’s celebration’s with a live performance of dancers from the Siobhan Kilalea School of Irish Dance in the Bonnington’s Hotel lobby.

Already a big hit with Bonnington guests and visitors last year, the dancers drew big crowds again this afternoon. There are two more performances planned for today, one at 6 p.m. in the beergarden just outside Mcgettigan’s and one at 9 p.m. again in the lobby of the Bonnington, where the Cavendish restaurant also offers a specially created St. Patrick’s Day menu.

Here are some pictures of the dance performance earlier today:

Siobhan Kilalea School of Irish Dance performing at the Bonnington - the home of St. Patrick's Day in Dubai!

Siobhan Kilalea School of Irish Dance perfomring at the Bonnington - the home of all things Irish in Dubai!

Siobhan Kilalea School of Irish Dance performing at the Bonnington in Dubai - the home of the Irish and St. Patrick's Day

Here’s a little video, too:

Check out “Bonnington TV” – the Bonnington’s YouTube Channel for many more videos of this year’s St. Patrick’s Day!

More St. Patrick’s Day Happenings in Dubai!

Are you looking for a more quiet and gourmet way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Dubai?

The Cavendish Restaurant at the Bonnington Hotel in Jumeirah Lakes Towers may be just the place for you then! Chef Thomas has created a special St. Patrick’s Day gourmet menu, which is on offer for only AED 119/person for two courses in the evening of St. Patrick’s Day:

Fans of traditional Irish music may want to check out the trad band playing at McGettigan’s throughout the week. Here they are during a sound check yesterday:

Don’t miss the live performances by dancers from the Dubai-based Siobhan Kilalea School of Irish Dance at McGettigan’s and the Bonnington!
You can catch the dancers on St. Patrick’s Day at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. in the beer garden at McGettigan’s Irish Pub, and at 9 p.m. in the hotel lobby at the Bonnington.

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Patrick's Week Paddies Week Accommodation Specials Hotel Special Rates Dubai

Don’t drink and drive! During the upcoming Paddy’s Days in Dubai, you won’t have to, anyway, because the Bonnington Jumeirah Lakes Towers has special overnight packages for St. Paddy’s Day revellers in Dubai.

All through St. Patrick’s week, get a double or single room for only AED 750 per room, inclusive of tax & service charge and three drinks at McGettigan’s Irish Pub!

Don’t delay, book your festival room today in the heart of new Dubai, within easy walking distance of Jumeirah Lakes Towers metro station.