• The Bernard Shaw Set to Close

    The Bernard Shaw is set to close. The pub and venue, which has been a vital hub in Dublin over the last 13 years, will close its doors at the end of October. Back in May, the Bernard Shaw was refused permission permission by An Bord Pleanála to keep its beer garden and dining area open. In a statement, management said, “It’s with heavy hearts that we announce the end of our Bernard Shaw adventure. At the end of October 2019 we will close the Shaw, Eatyard, all organisational, art, and performance spaces and everything else in the building and…

  • 5 Years In The Trunk @ The Bernard Shaw, Dublin

    On Thursday, June 25, The Bernard Shaw will host the launch of 5 Years In The Trunk, an exhibition by the Blind Elephant Illustration Collective. Held to celebrate the collective’s five years together in the Dublin venue (or as they call it, their “spiritual home”), on the night you can meet the Elephants new and old, have a drink or two, and check out some of their very best illustrations to date. The exhibition will run from June 25 to July 25. The launch night kicks off at 8pm. Go here to visit the Blind Elephant Illustration Collective.