John Joe's Bar and Lounge (Teach John Joe) in Kilcar County Donegal has been a family run business since 1929 when his own father, John, bought it.
After John Joe started running the pub in the mid- 1960's, he took a brave step by having live music music at the weekends. The music tastes catered for in John Joes at present cover a wide spectrum, from traditional to folk, from country to rock, and in music terms, it is not only live music but lively disco's as well.
In the provision of entertainment, John Joe's has had some famous names including James Byrne, Dermot O'Leary and The Bards, Richie Kavanagh,
Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh and Dermot Byrne of altan bBrush Shiels, Joe Burke and Sean Mc Guire. The relaxed and friendly atmosphere in John Joe's has encouraged spontaneous music sessions from local musicians and singers and an open ivitation to visiting entertainers to join in and enhance the fun filled atmosphere.
John Joe's also facilitates anyone who wants to play games of pool and darts. The final of the local championship has been held in the spacious lounge. Service in John Joe's is family friendly and speedy, with a wide range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, in perticular John Joe's staff can provide numerous exotic cocktails, but John Joe's own personal favorite speciality is his irish coffee, be sure and try it out!!
So please accept our invitation and visit John Joe's Pub (Teach John Joe's) in kilcar and you will be sure of a warm and friendly céad míle fáilte!