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
Open early on weekends for Premiership football

Did you know...?

…That we have an extensive list of interesting bottled beers

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

We will show Eurovision Song Contest on the Big Screen

Eurovision Song Contest semifinals take place on Tuesday 19th and Thursday 21st and the Grande Finale is on Saturday, 23rd of May and we will be showing the contest!
The shows starts at 22:00 each day.

So come and enjoy the show on our screens while lounging on our couches and bring all your friends too!

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18 May 15, while the bar was opening.

Lentävän Poron Teatteri improv live on Thursday!

Special Guest – improv night brings us different visiting improv teams to our Comedy Stage once a month!

Special Guest – improv night is happening every third Thursday of the month!
We continue with Lentävän Poron teatteri on 21st of May at 20:00:

Lentävän Poron Teatteri
Lentävän Poron Teatteri (Theatre of Flying Reindeers) is a comedy theatre in Rovaniemi, Lapland. They do all sorts of theatre and they too have their own group of people doing improvisation in their own comedy show and now we’re lucky to have them as our guest!

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18 May 15, while the bar was opening.
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New beer from Suomenlinna

From Suomenlinnan Panimo , The Suomenlinna Brewery, which is located just a few steps away from the ferry, in a pink barracks that was built under Czars reign between years 1868-1870 in the fortress of Finland in Helsinki, we now get Red Granite on tap.

Red Granite 5,2% from Suomenlinna brewery is a Irish style Red Ale.

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18 May 15, while the bar was opening.
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Last game of the Premier League on Sunday

The English Premier League is finishing up this week and, although we already know the winner, there’s still some fun games to be watched on Monday, Wednesday and Sunday. They haven’t yet posted which game they will be showing on Sunday, but which ever one it is, we’ll be showing it on the Big Screen, so come and watch the season’s last game on Sunday!
After that we’ll also know, who is the winner of our Fantasy Football League!

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18 May 15, while you had lunch and the staff had breakfast!
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FiiF: Improv Karaoke on Tuesday, 26th May!

The Finland International Improv Festival presents: Improv Karaoke

Join us at O’Connell’s for a relaxed evening of Improvised Karaoke on Tuesday, 26th of May
You can sit back and enjoy your drink while improvisers jump on stage and improvise a song based on your suggestions, and backed by a live band! The show is free, so come and enjoy!

Showtime 19:00->
FREE ENTRY!

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17 May 15, during your after work pint!

ComedyO'Connell's Stand Up Club on Thursday!

O’Connell’s Irish Pub is proud to present: ComedyO’Connell’s!

ComedyO’Connell’s is Tampere’s premier English Speaking Stand Up Club. We will be bringing both professional and amateur stand up comedians from around the globe to perform live on stage for you! And, like always, its FREE at OC’s!

ComedyO’Connell’s is happening every second Thursday of the month!
Next show is on 14th of May at 20:00

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11 May 15, during prime-time O’C’s

FC O'Connell's starts the season with wins!

‘The puistofutis’ season started last Tuesday and the FC O’CONNELL’S boys had a strong start to the season!
The boys gave their best and ended up winning the opposing team (FC Teräs ) by a squashing 6-1 score! On Monday they were faced by FC Python and swiped the floor with those snakes with a 8-2 result!
We wish them luck for the rest of the season as well!!

The next game is on Monday, 18th at 17:00 at Pirkkahalli sand field against FC Saunailta. All the help is welcomed and cheerleading is not forbidden either..

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11 May 15, during prime-time O’C’s

The 2015 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships

The 2015 Men’s World Ice Hockey Championships will be hoasted by Czech between May 1st and May 17th, 2015. Events will be held in Prague and Ostrava and O’Connell’s will be showing as many games as possible on the Big Screen. Finland’s matches will all be shown for sure! Come early and secure yourself a good seat! And don’t forget that there’s food available here as well, if you come in hungry or start to feel peckish by half time…

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11 May 15, during prime-time O’C’s
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Events


Friday 22 May 2015

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 23 May 2015

Saturday night fever!

Saturday is the day to step on down to O’C‘s and show us all how it’s done! The fun never stops and if that’s not enough, we’ve got all that top quality beer and the excellent service to go along with it. Not to mention all the LIVE football games on the big screen!


From: 14.00 Until: 01.30


Saturday 23 May 2015

Eurovision Song Contest night

We’ll be watching the Eurovision song contests live on our Big Screen!

Eurovision Song Contest semifinals take place on Tuesday 19th and Thursday 21st and the Grande Finale is on Saturday, 23rd of May and we will be showing the contest!
The shows starts at 22:00 each day.

So come and enjoy the show on our screens while lounging on our couches and bring all your friends too!


From: 22.00 Until: 23.59


Sunday 24 May 2015

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 €6.00 (norm. €8.00).

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


From: 16.00 Until: 00.30


Monday 25 May 2015

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: 00.30


Tuesday 26 May 2015

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


Tuesday 26 May 2015

Fiif Improv Karaoke

Kicking of the Finland International Improv Festival at O’Connell’s!
Join us at O’Connell’s Irish Bar for a relaxed evening of Improvised Karaoke! You can sit back and enjoy your drink while improvisers jump on stage and improvise a song based on your suggestions, and backed by a live band! Feeling adventurous? Then jump up on stage yourself! The show is free, so come and enjoy!

FREE ENTRY!


From: 19.00 Until: 22.00


Wednesday 27 May 2015

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 28 May 2015

The Thirsty Night Club

It’s the special night for all newsletter subscribers.

Every week we publish our newsletter with a special codeword with which you can get great discounts on all draught beer, cider and food throughout the night.

Use the box above to subscribe and we’ll see you on Thursday night.


From: 16.00 Until: 01.30


Thursday 28 May 2015

ComedyO'Connell's - Stand Up Club

O’Connell’s Irish Pub is proud to present: ComedyO’Connell’s!

ComedyO’Connell’s is Tampere’s premier English Speaking Stand Up Club. We will be bringing both professional and amateur stand up comedians from around the globe to perform live on stage for you! And, like always, its FREE at OC’s!

Here’s the awesome comedians performing on the day:
Headliner: Sampsa Simpanen (FIN)
Host: Trent Pancy (USA)
Also appearing:


FREE ENTRY!


From: 20.00 Until: 22.00


Friday 29 May 2015

Get that "Friday Feeling" at O'C's!

Friday night is the night you can kiss the job goodbye and relax into the groovy weekend ahead. Be sure you start your night right by making for O’C‘s and getting stuck into a few pints of cold beer and cider.


From: 16.00 Until: 01.30


Saturday 30 May 2015

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

Precious Memories

Fun in O'Connell's Album

Real Ale Situation

No Real Ale?

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Big Screen Action

Premier League & SM Liiga games

Volleyball: Finland - Belgium
Sat 23 May @ 17:00

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