Opening Hours

Sun - Mon 16:00 - 01:00
Tues - Fri 16:00 - 02:00
Sat 14:00 - 02:00

Kitchen Hours

Tue - Thur 16:00 - 00:00
Fri 16:00 - 01:00
Sat 14:00 - 01:00
Sun - Mon Closed
Last orders 15 minutes before kitchen closes

Did you know...?

…That we are the 2nd largest seller of Guinness in Finland!

Welcome to O'Connell's Irish Bar - the premier Irish Bar in the City of Tampere, Finland.

Come on in, kick back for a while and have a look around.

The Grapevine

May Day Celebrations!

Want to enjoy your Vappu without seeing overalls every-which-way you turn?
Feeling hungry?
Feeling thirsty?
Wondering what to do on Vappu? -Wonder no more!
Come in on Sunday and celebrate May Day’s Eve, the working man’s tribute, O’C‘s style!
Ants in the Pants will be playing some gorgeous Iristh tunes for you!
Bar open 2pm – 2am, kitchen open 2pm – 1am.

Monday, 1st May, we’ll be here too from 14:00 onwards!
Come and recuperate from yesterday’s wild partying with some delicious food (Kitchen open’till 10pm) refreshing drinks and some live football or board games with friends!
Our Chef will take care of your hunger and the bar staff will take care of the thirst :) All you have to do is chill out…

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29 Apr 17, while the bar was opening.

Brewery Mead now on tap!

We now have Plevna’s Brewery Mead 5,0% on tap!

A traditional fermented alcoholic beverage. This mead is made of honey, brown sugar and fructose, lemon, and hops, which impart a nice aftertaste.
Medium-dry, sugar content is 60 g /litre. A similar beverage used to be brewed by the Vikings.

Plevna was established in 1994, in the old Finlayson cotton mills, and it is the only genuine brewery pub in Tampere, producing a vast selection of beers made on the premises.

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28 Apr 17, while the bar was opening.
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IMPROV NIGHT: JadaJada Improv on Thursday!

IMPROV NIGHT with JadaJada improv team’s improvisational theatre happening on the first Thursday of every month!

JadaJada Improv is Tampere’s Premier English Language Improv Team!
They are a collection of Improvisers from several of the area’s most prominent Improv teams who got together and decided to perform exclusively in English!
“We’re JadaJada: We Make Stuff Up!”

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26 Apr 17, while the bar was opening.

Põhjala beer weeks!

It’s time for Põhjala Brewing beer weeks!

ON TAP:
Põhjala Mets – Black Forest IPA 7.0 %
A forest-inspired black IPA brewed with hand picked spruce tips and forest blueberries
9,50€/pint 4,80€/1/2 pint

BOTTLES:

Põhjala Must Kuld Kolumbia – Coffee Porter 7,8%
9€

Cellar Series:
Põhjala Pime Öö PX – Pedro Ximenez Sherry Barrel Aged Imperial Stout 13.9 %
12€

Põhjala Odravein Bourbon BA – Bourbon Barrel Aged Barley Wine 16.0 %
12€

Põhjala Mel Gibson – Scotch Whisky Barrel Aged Scottish Ale 12.0 %
11€

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17 Apr 17, during your after work pint!
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FC O'Connell's season starts in May

It’s time stop just watching football and get out there and play!

The Puistofutis football games are starting again in May and FC O’Connell’s is always looking for fresh blood to liven up the team. If you’d like to kick the ball around in this friendly series come and join our team!
Both men and women are welcome…and it really doesn’t matter in what shape you are, it’s just for fun in the end…Cheerleaders are also welcome :)
First game of the season is on Wednesday, May 3rd 17:50 at Kiovanpuisto pitch.

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17 Apr 17, during your after work pint!
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What's on the Hopinator?

Well, the Hopinator is proving to be quite a delight for both bartenders and customers of O’Connell’s alike and this week we have a new batch where we’ve combined the refreshing flavours of Kingpin lager from Brewdog with some zingy asian flavours, namely lime, ginger & coriander

The resulting beverage is wonderfully complex… ‘Nuff said!

Come try it out while we still have it!

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16 Apr 17, during prime-time O’C’s
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Now on tap: Cuvée de Jacobins Rouge

We now have this lovely Sour Ale on tap from Brouwerij Omer Vander Ghinste (Bockor), Belgium.

Cuvée des Jacobins Rouge 5,5%
Cuvée des Jacobins Rouge is a Flemish Sour Ale, red in color with a beguiling balance of malty sweetness and acidic sharpness. It is made from spontaneously fermented and barrel-aged beer of at least 18 months in age. The beer is cooled overnight in a large, shallow metal vessel called a coolship and then fermented and aged in large oak foudres which are made in France and assembled on-site at Bockor. It has a robust character but is beautiful and sophisticated with a full body and overtones of vanilla, dried cherry, stone fruit and cocoa. It is a complex, beautiful sour beer.

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16 Apr 17, during your after work pint!
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New bottle products

Mallaskosken Black Imperial Rye 11,4%

This beer is a tribute to rye, which has fed the Finnish people for centuries. A dark top fermented beer with amble hops from Mallaskoski Brewery. From the northern rye fields of Pohjanmaa, with a touch of darkness. Coffee-brown, very full-bodied, strongly hopped, rich rye notes, toasted malt notes, syrupy, hint of coffee, spicy, rich, full-bodied.

Westons Medium Sweet Vintage Apple Cider 4,5%

Oak aged cider with Herefordshire grown apples. Medium-sweet and light-bodied with characteristic fruity sweetness, which makes this sparkling cider easy to drink on its own or enjoyed with creamy food dishes such as a hearty chicken pie.

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08 Apr 17, during your after work pint!
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Events


Sunday 30 April 2017

Vappu with Ants in the Pants!

Happy May Day Eve!

Ants in the Pants will be playing LIVE on May Day Eve!

Ants in the Pants play traditional Irish music spiced up with some more modern tunes. They’re also not afraid to take into account requests from the audience.
The music consists of up-tempo Irish fiddle tunes, traditional ballads, and towards end of the show, they usually put in a few well chosen pop songs (Queen, Oasis, Green Day etc.).

Ants in the Pants duo was formed in 1997, after a very drunken Irish music session, on a freezing Helsinki winters morning.
The band soon gained huge popularity on the Finnish Irish music scene, came, conquered and in 2001 found themselves living in Donegal, the home of Irish traditional music.
The band was deported from Donegal for playing traditional fiddle tunes and ballads all too up-tempo for local taste, and found themselves back in sunny Finland in 2003.
After a few tours to Holland and Germany, the Band set up base camp in Ochtrup, Munsterland (never heard? Don..t worry, nobody has!), and tours the World and elsewhere!


Showtime ca. 20:00
FREE ENTRY!


From: 14.00 Until: 01.30


Monday 01 May 2017

Hyvää Vappua!

Want to enjoy your Vappu without seeing overalls every-which-way you turn?
Wondering what to do on Vappu? -Wonder no more!
Come in and celebrate May Day, the working man’s tribute, in Irish style!

Come and celebrate with some great refreshments; perhaps some sima to take care of that hangover?
Our bar staff will take care of the thirst and our chef will take of your hunger :) KITCHEN IS OPEN!
All you have to do is chill out…


From: 14.00 Until: 00.30


Tuesday 02 May 2017

Students! Get your discount today at O'C's.

School is under way and with that you students need some cold beer to get you going. Get your discounted quality beer at O’C‘s today! Yes, O’C‘s is for the students and we give you the best imported beers and ciders on tap for a 2€ discount per pint from Sunday to Tuesday!


From: 16.00 Until: 01.30


Wednesday 03 May 2017

Wits as weapons on Wednesday's Quiz!

Come and see if you can outsmart your fellow competitors at O’C‘s Wednesday night pub quiz! Battle your brain with quizmaster Jay’s twenty questions on various topics! Your efforts shall not go unrewarded; There will be super prizes for the three best teams!

Quiz starts at 19.00 sharp!


From: 19.00 Until: 21.00


Thursday 04 May 2017

Newsletter subscribers get discount beer!

Subscribe to our newsletter to find out this week’s magic word which will unlock discount prices for all tap products and any items on the menu.


From: 16.00 Until: 01.30


Thursday 04 May 2017

JadaJada Improv Show

IMPROV NIGHT with JadaJada improv team’s improvisational theatre happening on the first Thursday of every month!

JadaJada Improv is Tampere’s Premier English Language Improv Team!
They are a collection of Improvisers from several of the area’s most prominent Improv teams who got together and decided to perform exclusively in English!
“We’re JadaJada: We Make Stuff Up!”
Give them and idea and they’ll run with it!
The place has been packed almost every time, so you might want to get in early for a good seat/view…


FREE ENTRY!


From: 20.00 Until: 22.00


Friday 05 May 2017

A hard week at the office means that you deserve a little party!

Friday comes around once again and after a hot and bothering week at the office you deserve to relax just a little!

Stop by O’C‘s and grab yourself a few cold ones to take the edge off and start relaxing into the wonderful weekend ahead.


From: 16.00 Until: 01.30


Friday 05 May 2017

Janne Laurila duo w/ support from Markus Perttula

CLUB ALT PRESENTS:

JANNE LAURILA Duo

“Snapshots, epiphanies of daily life, pondering the unrealistic expectations and dreams, empathy to the unsuccessful, life control for the young adults, songs about frustration and laziness, comfort in the small moments.
Janne’s organic music has a glow of folk, modern and pop, 70’s guitar rattle, loose rhytm music and the sturdy American hihgway groove.”

He has just come out with his new album “Avain onneen” on 31.3. 2017!

Markus Perttula’s music combines Finnish folk and pop, British indie and rock and American soul with a singer & songwriter tradition. Markus also sings in Despair Academy, Victoria and Sans Parade.

Showtime 20:00
FREE ENTRY!


From: 20.00 Until: 22.00


Saturday 06 May 2017

Party right on Saturday!

O’Connell’s is the place to be on Saturday as we party right through ‘til the wee hours of the morning with the best beer and the coolest staff the planet has to offer!


From: 14.00 Until: 01.30


Sunday 07 May 2017

The Sunday evening 'Real Ale Sale'

Tonight, we celebrate beer the way it was originally intended. Real ale is the all natural, cask conditioned ale brewed in the traditional method. What makes tonight special? Well, you can get your hands on several pints of this wonderstuff for just €6.50 (norm. €8.50).

(and for you students: all the taps minus 2€ / pint by showing your valid student card!)


From: 16.00 Until: 00.30


Monday 08 May 2017

Students! Get cheap beer every Sunday, Monday and Tuesday at O'C's!

While many bars offer cheap domestic beer, O’Connell’s offers the discerning student the chance to experience the world of beer by discounting all of our tap products.

Be sure to bring your valid student ID card along to avail of our discount prices.


From: 16.00 Until: 00.30


Monday 08 May 2017

Monthly Multimedia Movie Quiz Night

Time for the Monthly Multimedia MOVIE Quiz!

It’s all about the vast world of movies and takes place at 19:00 on the first Monday of each month usually, but now due to May Day we moved it to the second.
(So it’s happening only once a month, not weekly like our regular pub quiz on Wednesdays)

Our Quiz Master digs into his magic bag of trivia to pull out some of the most astonishing questions concerning the world of movies. So, if movies are your thing and you fancy a challenge, come along and take part in our super quiz and win some super prizes.


From: 19.00 Until: 21.00

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Fun in O'Connell's Album

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Premier League & SM Liiga games

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