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 O’Connell’s has space available for parties. Pikkujoulut f.e.

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

Coming soon on tap!

Here’s a few beers making an appearance on our line of taps in the following weeks:
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From the Dutch Budels brewery we bring you an organic wheat beer:

Witte Parel 5,0%

The special yeast gives this organic wheat beer its nice characteristic turbidity. Coriander and citrus peel are responsible for the pleasant fruity scent and its fresh and soft taste.
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20 Mar 17, during T.V. prime-time and O’C’s warming up time.
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Storina feat. Jamie MacDonald on Thursday!

ComedyO’Connell’s is proud to present: STORINA!

March production features stories by the Finnish/Canadian comedian Jamie MacDonald!

Jamie will take to the stage with his Stand Up Comedy in the first half, and will then tell stories based on audience suggestions or questions in the second half!
It’s One Part Stand Up. One Part Story Telling. One Part Improv.
It’s guaranteed to be a fun night!
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19 Mar 17, while the bar was opening.
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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 hoppy flavours of Dead Pony Club from Brewdog with some exotic kiwi and sweet pear.

The resulting beverage is wonderful… ‘Nuff said!

Come try it out while we still have it!

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19 Mar 17, while the bar was opening.
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Some new items in stock

In O’Connell’s, we constantly strive to get in new products to taste and provide for you thirsty people and mostly this happens with our tap selection. However, over the last couple of weeks, some of you may have noticed that we’ve got some new bottled stuff in the fridge.

So, here’s a quick run down on the new and exciting over in that department:

Flying Dutchman Brewery has been operating out of Espoo with the brews produced in Belgium. A sort of hybrid domestic affair. We’ve put some of their stuff on the tap from time to time but now we’ve gotten our hands on some bottles too. Be sure to try out ‘More Dry and Sour Than Your Mother Law Saison’ and ‘Big Bold Marigold Flower Power Apple Sour’ next time you stop by.

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18 Mar 17, while the bar was opening.
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March Madness comes to O'Connell's

As if there wasn’t enough going on during March at the bar, what with Paddy’s day on the 17th and so on… The powers that be have decided to offer half price food every Monday to any and all visitors.

As was mentioned last week, the kitchen has being doing great work offering up top quality nosh and now the team want to get more people introduced to our menu. So be sure to get down to O’C‘s on Mondays this March and sample some of the fantastic food we have to offer with the full 50% discount!

Here’s just some of the items to choose from:

Grilled chicken slider – 6€
The club sandwich – 7€
Jalopeno poppers – 4€
Grilled halloumi salad – 6€
Sausage and mash – 5.50€
Bailey’s chocolate cheesecake – 3€

Madness… Pure madness!

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17 Mar 17, while the bar was opening.
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Shrewmouse brown ale on tap

We now have Shrewmouse brown ale from The Saimaan Juomatehdas Brewery
on tap!

The Saimaa Juomatehdas brewery is an independent Finnish family business, with a long tradition of beer brewing skills on the shores of Lake Saimaa. They produce quality beverages using pure domestic ingredients.Established in Mikkeli in 1995, the Saimaan Juomatehdas Brewery is one of the oldest Finnish small-scale breweries still in operation. Its new production plant was opened in 2013.
The Brewery is a frontrunner in making and developing Finnish organically produced beverages. Its beers, ciders and long drinks are primarily made using organically grown ingredients: more than 90 per cent of its annual production is organic and entitled to use the organic production logo of the European Union.

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16 Mar 17, while the bar was opening.

The big day is upon us!

St. Patrick’s Day is on!!! This Friday, the world goes green and O’Connell’s won’t be left out. The home of Irishness in Tampere will be raising the roof for the 20th time this year and we plan to do it in style… There’ll be great food, fantastic live music, face painting, green beer and cider and lashings of Guinness and Magner’s.

The chefs have been working on their Irish Guinness stew and it will be superb. Plus we’ll have a bunch of other old favourites from the menu available at very reasonable prices.

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14 Mar 17, while the bar was opening.
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Real Ale is back on tap!

Finally folks! The wait is over… Real ale has returned to O’Connell’s. Due to transportation difficulties, we have been out of stock for about two months but now, folks, we are awash with the stuff.

Currently we have Thornbridge’s Crackendale on tap but if you want to check out the entire list of what’s in the pipeline, click here.

And remember, people, the best day to try out the real ales is Sunday when we sell the stuff off for a mere €6,50 a pint! Can’t argue with that!

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01 Mar 17, during prime-time O’C’s
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Events


Tuesday 21 March 2017

Student Discount Days

We all know that students can sometimes struggle to make ends meet. We also know that students can be a thirsty bunch. But we also know that students can appreciate good beer. What’s O’Connell’s answer to the student population out there? We call it Student Discount Days… Get quality beer at a price that you can afford, all pints on tap minus 2€. That’s what we call value for money from Sunday to Tuesday!


From: 16.00 Until: 01.30


Wednesday 22 March 2017

Pub quiz Wednesday

The great O’Connell’s bi-lingual pub quiz. Quiz Master has searched every corner of Wikipedia for best questions to baffle, confuddle and bedazzle the greatest minds of the last two centuries. Maybe you are smarter.

One way to find out is to join us at 19.00 and see if you can walk away with all the glory. Oh and there’s some super prizes to be won for the top 3 teams.


From: 19.00 Until: 21.00


Thursday 23 March 2017

The Thirsty Club is here!

Feeling thirsty on Thursday? Maybe a little bit peckish also? Well O’C‘s is here to help. We give all our newsletter subscribers the opportunity to drink quality beer and eat quality food all at an affordable price. Sign-up for the newsletter and receive the secret password contained in the email.


From: 16.00 Until: 01.30


Thursday 23 March 2017

Storina feat. Jamie MacDonald

ComedyO’Connell’s is proud to present: STORINA!

This month’s production features stories by the Finnish/Canadian comedian Jamie MacDonald!

Jamie will take to the stage with his Stand Up Comedy in the first half, and will then tell stories based on audience suggestions or questions in the second half!
It’s One Part Stand Up. One Part Story Telling. One Part Improv.
It’s guaranteed to be a fun night!
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ABOUT JAMIE:
Born queer, trans, and Canadian – no wonder Jamie MacDonald had no choice but to become a comedian. His stand-up serves a healthy dose of both absurdity and politics, plus stories so ridiculous they simply must be (allegedly) true.

Storina is a show that combines stand up, story telling, and improvisation!
Each performance features a Special Guest Storyteller on stage who tells the audience a handful of true stories from their life.
Then, our improvisers take the topics, themes, and ideas from the story to use as a basis for their improv scenes.


FREE ENTRY!


From: 20.00 Until: 22.00


Friday 24 March 2017

Friday ends a hard week of work and begins a hard weekend of party!

The traditional weekend starts here and what better place to kick it off than at O’C‘s. Get into the mood with some great beer and the best of cheer.


From: 16.00 Until: 01.30


Saturday 25 March 2017

Party, party all the time!

That’s how Saturdays ought to be… Don’t be left out; step into O’C‘s for the best beer in a genuine Irish atmosphere that cannot be replicated! Great staff, super service, nice people and fantastic cheer! And all the football you can watch!


From: 14.00 Until: 01.30


Sunday 26 March 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 27 March 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: 00.30


Tuesday 28 March 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 29 March 2017

The Fantastic O'C's Bilingual Pub Quiz!

On behalf of the the entire crew of the flagship of Irish bars, we would like to welcome to O’Connell’s Irish Bar.

On the main deck we shall be serving beverages and snacks while on the upper deck, starting at 19.00 sharp, our Quiz Master shall be your host for the much revered O’C‘s Bilingual Pub Quiz.

Let us remind all passengers that participation is free and there are some super prizes to be won.


From: 19.00 Until: 21.00


Thursday 30 March 2017

The O'C's Thirsty Thursday!

Tonight, for newsletter subscribers, we discount the beer and food. There is a password contained in our weekly newsletter that must be given to get the discount. So, if you’re not signed up already, do so now!


From: 16.00 Until: 01.30


Thursday 30 March 2017

The improvAcademy Showcase

Comedy O’Connell’s presents: The improvAcademy Showcase!

It’s happening the last Thursday of each month and each month we will present performances by ensemble members and rising stars from The improvAcademy!
Come and check out some of Tampere’s fastest growing improvisers!

The improvAcademy

The improvAcademy is a group from Tampere’s Improv Training Center, who offer weekly Chicago-Style Improv classes in English right here in Tampere since 2011! The improvAcademy is formed by the students and performs enthusiastically all over Tampere.


Showtime 20:00
FREE ENTRY!


From: 20.00 Until: 22.00

Precious Memories

Fun in O'Connell's Album

Real Ale Situation

Neet 3,7%

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Premier League & SM Liiga games

South American WC qualifiers: Columbia - Bolivia
Thu 23 Mar @ 22:25

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