Christmas Hampers on Sale!

  Get into the ‘Spirit’ of Christmas with our Festive Hampers! We’ve handpicked some of our favourite drinks to create the perfect Christmas Hampers*. Ideal presents for family, friends or work colleagues. You can also [...]

Serving Breakfast!

Now Serving Breakfast! For all you early risers, we'll be serving breakfast from 10am - 12noon every Saturday morning and 11am -12 noon on Sunday's. Enjoy our traditional Full Irish, Breakfast Ciabatta, Huevos Rancheros, Freshly [...]

Happy Birthday to Us!

And just like that The Front Door Pub Galway is 23 years old! It was the week of the Galway Races back in 1997 when we first opened the bar.. Happy Birthday to us! Who knew that this week, [...]

Bar Renovations!

Is that The Front Door Pub Galway? It sure is! We've been busy renovating the bar over the past few weeks! We're back open and can't wait to show you the changes. Thanks to everyone who [...]

Redbreast 27yo Launch!

Whiskey celebrations don't get more special than the on-trade launch of Redbreast Whiskey 27 Year Old here in Sonny Molloy's Bar Galway.   Talking and tasting our way through some of the finest whiskey including; [...]

  • Sonny Molloys Whiskey Platters

Launch of New Whiskey Platters

What better way to sip and experience the finest of Irish Whiskey than a Sonny Molloy’s Tasting Platter.  With six options to choose from, we’ve something for every whiskey drinker, whether you’re new to Irish [...]

  • Redbreast 27 Year Old

Release of Redbreast 27 Year Old

SPECIAL DELIVERY Can you tell we were very excited to have the newly released Redbreast Whiskey 27 Year Old arrive into Sonny Molloy's this morning? The first bar in Galway to have this beauty! We have some [...]

Drink Pink Menu

Yes, you heard us correctly! We have a dedicated 'Drink Pink' menu available in the bar, serving all your favourite pink tasting and themed drinks! Just ask a member of the team for the menu [...]

Valentines Cocktails

It's that time of the year again, so why not treat your other half?! 😍We have made it a little easier for you! The team here in The Front Door have made some love potions for [...]


Listen up all burger lovers! We have something very exciting being served in The Front Door this Saturday and Sunday 14th-15th December! For a limited time only, we will be serving the mouthwatering West Ireland Wagyu Burger, [...]

The Front Door Christmas Cocktails

It's the most wonderful time of the year! We have created two delicious festive cocktails for the month of December. If there is any time of the year to have some cocktails with friends and [...]

The Front Door Christmas Opening Hours

We are very much looking forward to the Christmas period here in The Front Door. To help you plan your festivities here are our opening hours over the next few weeks! Have a Merry Christmas [...]

  • The Front Door Christmas

Holidays are Coming!

Christmas is just around the corner. We have prepared our special Christmas Menu ahead of time! If this isn't making you hungry and excited for Christmas, we don't know what will. Make sure to book [...]

First Official Tasting of Midleton VR 2019

      Sonny Molloy's was privileged to host the first official tasting of the Midleton Very Rare 2019 Vintage Release. Often referred to as ‘The Home of Midleton in the West of Ireland’ it [...]

  • TFD Cocktails

NEW COCKTAIL MENU LAUNCH     Mark Friday 6th September at 8.30pm in your diary!! We're launching our new COCKTAIL MENU 'THE LOOK BOOK' with special guest fashion, travel and lifestyle blogger LOUISE COONEY! And you're invited [...]

  • Bar Awards 2019

City Bar of the Year – Silver Award

We are still pinching ourselves! Delighted to have won Silver for City Bar of the Year at the Bar of the Year Awards this week! Coming second as the Best City Bar of the Year in the [...]

  • Low and No Menu

Low and No Menu

Whether you're keeping an eye on the waistline or you've kindly decided to be the designated driver for the night, we now have a menu just for you! Introducing our new low calorie and no [...]

  • Tigh Nora Spritz Menu


Summer has landed and we are feeling the good weather here in Galway! Our creative team here in Tigh Nora Galway have put together a Spritz Menu just in time for your summer nights out! These refreshing [...]

Sonny Molloys Whiskey Masterclass

Irish Whiskey Masterclass How would you like a private whiskey class, sampling the finest of Irish whiskey? Here at Sonny Molloy’s, we enjoy nothing more than sharing our whiskey knowledge and look forward to taking [...]

Gin Flights

🍸GIN FLIGHTS🍸 Introducing our Gin Tasting Mats, also know as Gin Flights! You get to try 3 different gins, along with tonic and a selection of garnish on a tasting mat with key info on [...]

Latin Quarter Gin Fest Events!

🍸 GIN FEST EVENTS 🍸 It's all happening, in Galway for The Latin Quarter Gin Fest 2019.. 6th - 9th June! Think 4 days of GINjoyment throughout The Latin Quarter. See what we're planning for [...]

Nora’s Gin Gift Sets Available

Our recently launched Nora's Gin is now available to purchase in Tigh Nora as part of a gift set. The gift set includes a bottle of Nora's Gin and an engraved Nora's Gin goblet glass, [...]

  • Nora's Gin Launch

Tigh Nora’s Gin LAUNCH PARTY!

Yes, you have read that correctly, we have created our very OWN gin! Nora's Gin - Small Batch Irish Dry Gin We have kept our lips sealed for far too long, so we are very [...]

  • Beefeater Pink Pancake Tuesday

Did someone say Gin Pancakes?

This is not a drill… The Front Door Pub is ready to celebrate Shrove Tuesday with Gin Pancakes (yes, you heard us correctly!) from 12 noon this Tuesday, 5th March. Combining two of the nation’s [...]

  • Method and Madness Gin

We Welcome Method and Madness Gin

Tigh Nora Galway is proud to be the first bar in Galway to have the new Method and Madness Gin on our shelves today! Overseen by Master Distiller, Brian Nation, and Apprentice Distiller, Henry Donnelly, the gin [...]

  • Graham Norton Gin

Graham Norton is ComiGN to Galway!

ATTENTION GIN DRINKERS It's the new gin that everyone is talking about and we're delighted to have it here first in Tigh Nora Galway! Join us for an eveniGN with Graham Norton’s new Irish Gin, [...]

Congrats Aileen BACARDÍ® Legacy Cocktail Competition Finalist! Congrats to Aileen Cunningham, one of our acclaimed bartenders here at The Front Door Pub, who is the first person in Galway and one of only three bartenders in [...]

  • Sonny Molloys Redbreast 16

Sonny Molloy’s Redbreast 16 Release

Redbreast Whiskey has chosen Sonny Molloy's Bar Galway as the first on-trade establishment to release a 16 Year Old Single Pot Still, All Sherry, Single Cask. Originating for an individual Spanish Oak Sherry Cask, only 570 bottles have [...]

  • Galway Gin Ramble

Galway Gin Ramble

Are you a fun loving, gin drinker who likes going out in Galway city? If so, clear your diary on Thursday, 27th September for the inaugural ‘Galway Gin Ramble’, taking you on a trail through [...]

Tigh Nora Wins National Award!

Crack Open the Gin.. All the team in Tigh Nora is celebrating as we’ve just won most ‘Outstanding Customer Service’ at the coveted Bar of the Year Awards. The national awards, run by Licensing World, have become [...]

  • Tigh Nora Gin Cruise

Tigh Nora Gin Cruise!

Back by popular demand.. The Tigh Nora Gin Cruise sets sail for the last time this summer and all lovers of gin are invited! It's a match made in gin heaven as Tigh Nora, Galway’s [...]

Sonny Molloy’s release

At Sonny Molloy's we're excited to announce that we're the first Irish Whiskey Bar to partner with Redbreast Whiskey to release a bespoke 16 year old single cask. Coming to our shelves in September 2018.

All Ireland Cocktail Champions!

Congratulations to Padraig Storey, bartender at The Front Door Pub Galway who is the All Ireland Cocktail Making Champion, after winning the national final of the Jameson Barrelman Challenge. Padraig, who is a native of Donegal, has [...]

Now Serving a Guinness Burger!

You can now enjoy a Guinness Burger in The Front Door Pub!   Yes, you heard correctly. Bursting with Irish-inspired flavours, the limited edition creation features a Guinness infused beef burger, porter cheese, red onion jam, lettuce [...]

Savour ChocTails at Tigh Nora!

What could be better than Gin & Chocolate?? Savour ChocTails.. An epicure cocktails & chocolate tasting experience to celebrate the Galway Food Festival! Enjoy a selection of gin cocktails perfectly paired with handmade chocolate treats [...]

New Whiskey Platters!

It's one of our favourite dates of the year and it's happening on Saturday.. IRISH WHISKEY DAY! To celebrate Irish Whiskey Day, we'll be unveiling our new and exclusive selection of Whiskey Platters. Choose from 5 [...]

Gin Pancakes.. Yes Please!

This is not a drill.. We'll be serving Gin Pancakes in The Front Door Pub and our adjoining Gin Bar Tigh Nora for Pancake Tuesday, tomorrow 13th February and you have to taste them! Savour [...]

Cheers for Christmas Cocktails

There's no better way to begin your Christmas night out than to join us at one of Galway's most popular bars, The Front Door Pub, for Festive Cocktails. We have launched our new Christmas Cocktail [...]

New Year’s Eve Party

Ring in the New Year at The Front Door Pub, one of Galway's most popular bars, this New Year's Eve. Join us for a night of brilliant music, tasty cocktails, flowing beer and clinking champagne [...]

Opening Hours: Christmas and New Years

Join us over the Christmas holidays for food, drinks, sports and a good time. The team at The Front Door Pub, Galway would like to wish all of our customers, employees and friends a very [...]

Boozy Brunch Is Now Served!

Weekends in Galway are about to get a whole lot tastier as The Front Door Pub is now serving ‘Boozy Brunch’ The menu has been designed to include all your favourite brunch classics including; American [...]

Try our Bombay Sapphire Gin Flights!

Look what's just arrived in Tigh Nora.. Bombay Sapphire Gin Flights! A dream come true for Gin drinkers, these limited edition trays feature a selection of three sample drinks including; Bombay Sapphire, Bombay Dry Gin and Star of [...]

Sonny Molloy’s Irish Whiskey Bar Wins Gold!

Raise a toast to the team in Sonny Molloy Irish Whiskey Bar, who won the Gold Medal for ‘Best Irish Whiskey Bar of the Year (Connacht)’ at the Irish Whiskey Awards held at the Old Jameson Distillery [...]

Want to be our GINbassador??

⭐️ Would you like to be our GINbassador ⭐️ Do you love Gin?? Well today is your lucky day! Tigh Nora, Galway first and only dedicated Gin Bar is searching for a GINbassador and it's [...]

Gordon’s Pink Gin arrives to Tigh Nora!

Want to be the first to try the new Gordon’s Pink Gin? Gin drinkers get yourself to Tigh Nora, Galway’s only dedicated gin bar as it’s the first venue in the country to have the [...]

We’ve Penned a Poem for the Galway Hurlers!

Our resident poet and barman extraordinaire John Connolly has written a poem, especially for the Galway Hurlers ahead of the All Ireland Final on Sunday. John Connolly has been part of the team for over 15 [...]


WHY WE LOVE THE GALWAY RACES! It’s one of the biggest festivals of the year and a highlight on the Galway social scene. People travel the length of the country to attend it and everyone likes [...]

Now Serving The Ed Sheeran Cocktail!

Ed Sheeran has literally caused hysteria across the country and it’s no secret he has a love affair with Galway so.. to celebrate his Irish tour we have created ‘The Ed Sheeran’ cocktail.  Designed in honour [...]

There’s a Gin & Tonic Festival this Month!

Gin Drinkers Rejoice! There's a National Gin & Tonic Festival happening in association with Great Irish Beverages from Sunday 25th June – Saturday 1st July and you’ve guessed it, we're taking part!   The festival [...]

Bloomsday at Tigh Nora!

We’re stepping back in time to celebrate Bloomsday at Tigh Nora with a ‘Bloomsday Salon’ - an afternoon of music, poetry and readings at 3pm on Friday, 16th June. Always a highlight on the Irish [...]

Gin Festival announced for Galway city!

Lovers of Gin - mark your diary - as The Latin Quarter in Galway city will play host to ‘Gin Fest’ a 4 day celebration of all things related to Gin from Thursday 30th March – [...]

Tigh Nora – Galway’s First Gin Bar!

With over 100 different types of gin, Tigh Nora has just opened its doors as Galway’s first Gin bar and is a haven for gin drinkers. Located in the vibrant Latin Quarter of Galway city, [...]