Who will win Euro 2016? No idea, but McGettigan’s Abu Dhabi has already won…

Euro 2016 has kicked off! Where will you watch the games? Make the right choice… choose McGettigan’s – your home of UEFA Euro 2016! #ThinkSportThinkMcGettigans #Euro2016

All our pubs will show all games, so pop in for great football, chilled drinks, and the famous McGettigan’s craic.

Who’ll win the tournament? Your guess is as good as ours, but what we can tell you is that McGettigan’s has already won…

The recent Time Out Abu Dhabi Nightlife Awards, that is!

McGettigan's Abu Dhabi Awards 2016

We are absolutely delighted that McGettigan’s Abu Dhabi has been awarded the ‘Pub of The Year’ for the second year in a row! The team also walked away with high commended in the following categories:

Best Sports Bar
Best Live Music Venue
Best Resident Band

Here’s a picture of our team from the awards ceremony:

McGettigan's Abu Dhabi Awards Ceremony

What’s happening at McGettigan’s over the summer?

Ramadan Kareem from all of us here at McGettigan’s! During Ramadan, our pubs will be open daily from 6 p.m. for food with full service resuming from 8 p.m.

So it’s summer in Dubai and if you’re stuck in the city, why not pop into our Jumeirah Lakes Towers or World Trade Centre pubs and cool down a bit?

At our World Trade Centre branch, we have a special Summer happy hour daily, except Thursdays:

Happy Hour at World Trade Centre in Dubai

In JLT and WTC, we’re also showing all the GAA football & hurling action every Sunday:

GAA football and hurling in Dubai

If you’d rather have a nice dinner, we recommend you pop into The D, upstairs at McGettigan’s DWTC. They’re currently running a summer dining offer that’s too good to miss:

Summer Dining at Dubai World Trade Centre

If you’re one of the lucky ones who’s going on holiday, don’t forget about our airport branch in terminal 1 at Dubai Int. Airport!

There’s so much going on at McGettigan’s this December! Be part of it!

Good news for all McGettigan’s fans in Jumeirah Lakes Towers – Dubai’s favourite Irish Pub’s JLT branch now opens earlier on weekends. Pop in from 10 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays from 7th December onwards for breakfast, lunch or a pint.

Also, don’t miss the annual switching on ceremony! McGettigan’s Irish Pub in JLT kicks off the festive season with Santa, snow, mulled wine, carols, and of course the switching on of the Christmas lights. It’s all happening in the evening of 5th December and, like last year, it’s free!

McGettigan’s JLT also just released their 8 Days of Christmas line-up and here’s what’s on offer over the festive season:

Lastly, the Dubai Irish Society is organizing its popular “Santa in the Desert” outing again and it’s taking place on 7th December. You can find more info on their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/554542521227312/

We’re done with Euro 2012! Bring on the Olympics!

The Euro 2012 is over, but McGettigan’s in JLT isn’t dismantling its air-conditioned sports arena just yet. Like the rest of the world, Dubai is gearing up for the Olympics and McGettigan’s together with Coca Cola is looking forward to welcoming you to their official 2012 Olympics fanzone.

Come down to Jumeirah Lakes Towers and cheer your country to Olympic gold. Buy a Coca Cola while you’re there and you could win one of many exciting prizes!

Daily, from Friday 27th July to Sunday 12th August! Please note: Ramadan opening times will be in operation and McGettigan’s will only open at sunset.

McGettigan’s – Welcome to the Stadium!

Into football? Want to watch all the Euro 2012 action in Dubai? Don’t fancy sitting outside in the heat?

Come to the all new McGettigan’s Euro 2012 stadium in the heart of the Jumeirah Lakes Towers!

That’s right, following the success of its Rugby Worldcup Stadium, McGettigan’s has done it again and has covered its beergarden to allow guests to watch all the Euro 2012 games in air-conditioned comfort in Dubai. The stadium at McGettigan’s is an official Euro 2012 fanzone and is within walking distance of Jumeirah Lakes Towers metro station (red line, feeder buses now in operation!).

Don’t miss the action from 8th June onwards!

Want to be a VIP or feel like treating your friends or clients? Book the special McGettigan’s Euro 2012 VIP package! These are bound to sell out fast, so don’t delay and get your booking in today! AED 400 buys you a dedicated viewing area, unlimited house drinks, finger-food, and that special VIP feeling (dark sunglasses not included!).

Sunburst! Picture House live @ McGettigan’s on St. Patrick’s Day 2012

Only 11 days to go until St. Patrick’s Day festivities kick off all over Dubai!

This year, McGettigan’s Pub, is bringing Picture House to Dubai and the band, famous for their song “Sunburst” will play the McGettigan’s St. Patrick’s Day tent live several times over the Paddy’s Day weekend:


You can find the full line-up for the St. Patrick’s Day weekend at McGettigan’s here.

Coming soon to McGettigan’s: 6 Nations Rugby!

The 2012 6 Nations Rugby Tournament is about to kick-off and where better to watch all the games than in Dubai’s no. 1 Rugby pub, McGettigan’s in Jumeirah Lakes Towers!

The action starts on Sat., 4th February at 6.30 p.m. (UAE time) with France vs. Italy, followed by Scotland vs. England at 9 p.m.

Get down to McGettigan’s early to grab a good seat – all games will be shown live on the big screen in the garden as well as the many TVs in the Pub.

When you arrive, don’t forget to take your picture in front of the 6 Nations banner at the entrance to the beergarden. Upload your photo to the McGettigan’s Facebook Page (www.facebook.com/mcgettigansdubai) and you stand the chance to win a trip to see what is surely going to be the biggest game of the tournament, Ireland vs. England, on 17th March!

Also don’t forget that between 6 p.m. on Friday 3rd February and 6 p.m. on Saturday, there’s a dry day in Dubai (by law). Come down to get into the Rugby mood on Friday lunchtime and have brunch at McGettigan’s before the dry period starts!

St. Patrick’s Day 2012 in Dubai! Only 53 days to go!

Paddys Day 2012 DubaiYes, it’s that time of the year again! The festive season is over, we’ve recovered from the January sales, and we’re now gearing up for the 2012 St. Patrick’s Day in Dubai!

After last year’s epic event, we’re working hard to make this year’s party even bigger & better!

Full details will be revealed soon! Keep an eye on St. Patrick’s Day in Dubai, the McGettigan’s Facebook Page, or the McGettigan’s Irish Pub Website.

McGettigan’s Irish Pub is also giving away a trip to the England vs. Ireland Rugby match, which is taking place on St. Patrick’s Day. For details & to enter, just click here!

Plan ahead! Sort out your weekend sports schedule today!

Here's what we have lined-up for you sports-wise for the coming weekend, other than the RWC action, of course:

Watch the Premiership live at McGettigan's in Dubai

Some good games are coming up, so make sure you pop over to McGettigan's to get your football fill for the weekend!

On Saturday, it's Blackburn v Arsenal  at 3.45pm, Aston Villa v Newcastle at 6pm, and Everton v Wigan also at 6pm.

On Sunday, we're showing Rangers v Celtic at 3.30pm, Spurs v Liverpool at 4.30pm, Fulham v Manchester City  at 6pm, and Manchester United v Chelsea at 7pm.

Sunday's main event, however, is the All Ireland Football Final between Kerry and Dublin, which we'll show at 6.30pm in the Marquee:

GAA action in Dubai live at McGettigan's

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We’re back! Just in time for the Rugby World Cup!

… and we're back! Apologies for the recent downtime – we moved hosts and needed a couple of days to reconfigure everything again afterwards.

We're back now, just in time for the Rugby World Cup! The first few match days at Dubai's (un)official Rugby headquarters in JLT, McGettigan's Irish Pub, were manic – if you haven't seen the Rugby Marquee yet, do pop down soon for a McGettigan's Rugby breakfast or a pint at lunch-time.

Here's the screening schedule of all matches:



It's not all Rugby at McGettigan's, however – come down today and tomorrow for some football action:



While you're there, make sure to take advantage of our latest special offer – a Hurl of Green for only AED 100!


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