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Bunkers Bar, Killorglin, Co. Kerry

Iveragh Road
Co. Kerry

Tel: +353 (0) 66 976381
Fax: +353 (0) 66 61042
Proprietor: Ger Counihan

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About Us

Bunkers Bar is situated in the heart of Killorglin, the gateway ot the famous Ring of Kerry and home to the world renowned festival "Puck Fair", which is held annually on the 10th, 11th and 12th of August. Bunkers is a family run Bar & Restaurant, in existence for the last 25 years and is lucky enough to enjoy a very healthy local patronage.

We have strong links with many sporting organisations but especially the local GAA Club known as Laune Rangers, and for this reason we have become known as "a sporting bar".

The bar has 3 large TV screens and receives all the most popular channels including Setanta TV, Sky Sports and At the Races. We pride ourselves on our good food at great quality prices and whilst we cater for all our local customers, all visitors to the town are most welcome to avail of our facilities.

The price of all our food is inclusive of VAT and there is no service charge. We also pride ourselves on our home cooking of traditional Irish dishes, amongst others, plus our daily home baking. Our breads, scones, apple pies etc are popular throughout the year.

Families are well catered for with children's menus, high chairs etc all supplied. Live music is provided most weekends with no cover charge.

If you're in Killorglin, call to Bunkers bar where we hope you enjoy a most pleasant welcome in our comfortable surroundings to help make your stay in the Kingdom of Kerry a happy one.

WHAT’S ON OFFER / FACILITIES: Our Restaurant area can comfortably seat 60 people and the spacious lounge area can seat approximately 100 people at any one time.

We are open daily from 9am to 10pm for food. We provide a wide variety of breakfast, lunch and evening meals at very affordable prices. We cater for families, large groups, birthday and Christmas parties, christening and funeral parties.

We hold a dance licence and have a large disco floor to the rear of the bar. We provide a glass fronted smoking area off the lounge which caters for up to 20 people. During the summer months, we provide outside seating with a canopy to the front of the building where meals and drinks can be enjoyed, weather permitting.

We regularly host darts competitions, quiz nights and card games which have proven very popular with the locals, especially during those long winter evenings.

Local Attractions

Killorglin is the capital of Mid-Kerry and is one of the towns on the famous "Ring of Kerry" route. You can travel to the furthest point of Kerry in any direction in 1 hour.

We are only 20 minutes from both Tralee and Killarney and whilst we are in the midst of a tourist area, the town retains its traditional rural status.

The town is built on the banks of the River Laune and hosts many water raft races and regattas throughout the year. The local fishermen also enjoy a healthy trade from salmon fishing on the Laune.

Killorglin Gold Club and Dooks Golf Club are only minutes from the town. As Killorglin is situated at the foothills of the famous Carrantouhill mountain and is only 8 miles from the most beautiful Rossbeigh beach, horse riding, pony trekking, country walks, mountain hikes and various water sports are just some of the amenities available to visitors.

Throughout the summer months, most of the hostelries in town provide night entertainment. If you visit our town on the 10th, 11th and 12th of August you can experience our famous festival, Puck Fair.

Whats on Offer:

  • Early Licence
  • Food
  • Live Music
  • Parties Catered For
  • Pub Quiz
  • Restaurant
  • Sport


  • Family Friendly
  • Family Run
  • High Chairs
  • Listed Building
  • Open Fire
  • Smoking Area


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"So Friendly"

We went to Bunkers twice while in the area. The food was good and the service was great. We felt so welcomed. Would definitely recommend to visitors.

Review published 14 October 2015
Posted by: J G

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