The Oliver Plunkett is a traditional Irish Pub, located on Oliver Plunkett Street in Cork City. If you are looking for great live music in Cork then the Oliver Plunkett is the place to be! This late bar is Cork’s home of the finest traditional music, one of the best pints of Guinness, great atmosphere, signature Cocktails, and the most laid back and charming bar staff that you will ever come across. The Oliver Plunkett is a go-to destination bar for interesting and quirky historical and current facts about Cork and Ireland. The Oliver Plunkett is filled with interesting facts about Cork, its history and its people past and present.
The walls and ceilings are lined with a collection of old pictures and photos, as well as Irish quotes and other interesting quotes. The pictures and paintings range from Michael Collins to John F. Kennedy’s visit to Cork in the 60's, to Rory Gallagher, Tom Barry and Johnny Rotten to name a few. The Pub is full with lines of poems, songs and old Irish sayings that everywhere you sit or look in the bar there are interesting things to look at or read.
Bar food is served all day from 8am until 7pm, with Carvery Lunches and deli from 12 noon to 4pm and an evening menu till 7pm. The Oliver Plunkett is open from 8am Monday to Friday and 9am till late on Saturday and 12-till late on Sunday.
By day, in relaxed atmosphere you can chill & chat in cosy surroundings and choose from our variety of teas, coffees and homemade cakes. Browse the internet on our free Wi-Fi, read a newspaper, look through our famous celebrity lined walls and customer wall of fame in the Smoking Room.
By night bar transforms into live music venue with live music free of charge 7 nights a week. Weekly Sessions like Open Mic, Fantastic Trad Sessions accompanied from time to time by Irish Dancers and Jamming Sessions are complemented by variety of great bands and talented performers like The Kilkennys, Andy Dunne or Roy Buckley! Music is ranging from Celtic Rock, Irish Folk, and Rock to Blues or Jazz.The Oliver Plunkett has become a New Platform for Cork bands to promote themselves.