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

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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

The improvAcademy Showcase on Thursday!

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

It’s happening every fourth Thursday of the 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.

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26 Mar 17, during prime-time O’C’s

High Wire Grapefruit now on tap!

We now have a new beer from Magic Rock Brewing on tap!

High Wire Grapefruit

West Coast Pale Ale 5.5%. Grapefruit version of High Wire, a tribute to the Pale Ales of the West Coast of America, beers unapologetically hop forward in character. Let your taste buds walk this test of balance. Mango, lychee and lip-smacking grapefruit flavours harmonise against a smoothly composed malt base, which develops into a crisply bitter finish. Are you ready for our tightrope of taste.

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26 Mar 17, during prime-time O’C’s
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Coming on tap this week: Karhu Raaka & Parel Witte Bio

We’ll be having the new unfiltered lager from Sinebrychoff coming on tap this week.

Karhu “Raw” 4,6%
has more of a hoppy character and an addition of wheat that make it more bitter and citrusy than your regular Finnish lagers.

From the Dutch Budels brewery we bring you an organic wheat beer:

Parel Witte 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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26 Mar 17, during prime-time O’C’s
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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, tasty honey melon and delicious pomegranate.

The resulting beverage is wonderful… ‘Nuff said!

Come try it out while we still have it!

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25 Mar 17, while the bar was opening.
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Movie Quiz on Monday, 3rd of April

Monthly Multimedia Movie Quiz and it’s bilingual!

It’s all about the vast world of movies and takes place at 19:00 on the first Monday of each month!
(So it’s happening only once a month, not weekly like our regular pub quiz on Wednesday)
The next one will be on April 3rd!
There’s great prizes for the three best teams and no limitations on the team size. Also FREE ENTRY!
AND the kitchen is open during the quiz

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22 Mar 17, during prime-time O’C’s

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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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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Events


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


Friday 31 March 2017

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 01 April 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 02 April 2017

The Real Ale Sale continues

Real ale continues it’s special discount day throughout the year when we flog the stuff for a mere €6.50 per pint. That’s real value you just can’t beat!

(and for you students: all the tap pints minus 2€ by showing your valid student card!)


From: 16.00 Until: 00.30


Monday 03 April 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 03 April 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!
(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


Tuesday 04 April 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: 01.30


Wednesday 05 April 2017

The great O'C's Pub Quiz!

The quiz master is ready to quiz the minds of all the geniuses out there with questions of the most irrelevant and, occasionally, relevant nature. As always, top gift vouchers up for grabs for the first three teams.

Kick-off time is 19.00! Turn up early to get your seat saved.


From: 19.00 Until: 21.00


Thursday 06 April 2017

The newsletter special

When you subscribe to our newsletter, not only will you find out all about the latest and greatest in O’C‘s before anyone else, you’ll also find out what is so special about this day!


From: 16.00 Until: 01.30


Thursday 06 April 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 07 April 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 07 April 2017

Jukka Ässä live!

CLUB ALT presents:

Jukka Ässä trio

Jukka Ässä is an assembly originated by Jukka Salminen, a musician, photographer and DJ from Tampere. His earlier work include two albums in english released under the name ‘Tapes’ and he has also been playing in Samae Koskinen’s band ‘Taikabändi’, ‘Tigerbombs’, ‘Astrid Swan & The Drunk Lovers’, ‘Steel Mammoth’ and ‘Laurila’. Jukka Ässä‘s pop music is timeless and beautiful. When the lyrics and the compositions speak to you there’s no need to look for the next trendy sound or copy a certain decade from the past. Salminen’s songs breath naturally in this moment. This small town boy wonders about the big wide world, praises love and yearns for trust in stories where even the mundane moments have a breathtaking beauty. He released 2/3 of his EP trilogy last year and today he’ll be performing songs from his past and maybe a few new ones too.

FREE ENTRY!


From: 20.30

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Fun in O'Connell's Album

Real Ale Situation

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Thu 30 Mar @ 20:55

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