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 O’Connell’s has the largest selection of beers on tap in Tampere

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

TRUE FINNS comedy show live on Thursday!

WHAT IS TRUE FINNS?
True Finns is a comedy show that explores Finnish culture and stereotypes in hopes to understand what life in Finland is like for both Finns and Foreigners.

Hosted by Trent Pancy (USA) and Tuure Pitkänen (FIN), True Finns is an interactive experience in the vain of a traditional Late Night Talk Show.

Through jokes, games, songs, and interviews, True Finns seeks to dissect and re-interpret the bizarre experiences that often occur as the result of cross-cultural miscommunication.

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23 Mar 15, during T.V. prime-time and O’C’s warming up time.

Thank You all for a great Paddy's Day party!

We had a blast. So many of you turned up on Tuesday. There’s only so much room in O’Connell’s and there were a few moments that people even had to queue to get in, Many thanks to all that showed up. Paddy would have been proud.

The Guinness kept flowing and so did the Magners and Kilkenny. Band of Shysters did an awesome gig and the atmosphere was sky high !

We took pictures and we’ll be getting them up on the web this week after the usual check ups. Stay tuned on our Facebook page and you’ll see them soon enough…

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23 Mar 15, during T.V. prime-time and O’C’s warming up time.

Garage Hard Brew Ginger now available

We now have the newest member for the Garage family on our shelves. Garage Hard Brew Ginger (0,33L) is a GINGER LAGER at 4,6%.

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22 Mar 15, during T.V. prime-time and O’C’s warming up time.
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New cider in bottles

We now have a new ORGANIC cider in bottle (0,5L) from Weston’s. It’s a medium dry apple called Wyld Wood

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22 Mar 15, during T.V. prime-time and O’C’s warming up time.
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New beers on tap

We now have another new beer from Sweden on tap. It’s from the same brewery as the Amarillo we had :

Oppigårds Everyday IPA 4,6% is an Indian Pale Ale with Pilsner and Carapils malts and Amarillo, Columbus, Citra and Simcoe hops.

This week we will also be getting Fuller’s ESB (Extra Special Bitter) 5,9% and Belhaven’s Twisted Thistle IPA (Indian Pale Ale) 5,6% on tap.

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22 Mar 15, during T.V. prime-time and O’C’s warming up time.
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New Gluten-Free beer in bottles from BrewDog

We’ll be getting a new gluten-free beer in bottles (0,33L) from BrewDog:

Vagabond Pale Ale 4,5% has Pale, Cara and Crystal malts and Centennial and Amarillo hops.

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21 Mar 15, during T.V. prime-time and O’C’s warming up time.
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ST. PATRICK'S DAY ON TUESDAY!

Have you dug up everything green from your closet? Did you make yourself the best costume ever? Did you remember to take that evening off?

You still got time to do all that, before Tuesday! DOORS OPEN AT 14:00!
St. Patrick’s Day is the day that all the Irish, all the Irish-minded and, in general, anyone who likes to have a bit of fun gather together in the best Irish Bar in town to celebrate the favourite saint of Ireland, who got rid of all the snakes!
Band of Shysters will be playing some sweet Irish tunes live on the Magners stage!
There most certainly will be some great discounts on all things Irish…
In the evening we will also be celebrating with some free cake!
Traditionally the celebrations include wrapping yourself in green garments, wearing silly hats (Free from the bar), drinking anything green and a whole lot of Guinness!! Not to mention all the other fun activities and the best company! The best costume wins a prize!
Be there and be green!

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15 Mar 15, during T.V. prime-time and O’C’s warming up time.
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Band of Shysters LIVE on Paddy's Day!

Band of Shysters will be taking care of the live music on St. Patrick’s Day this year too. The guys did an excellent job last year and we asked them back this year with their rocking Irish tunes!

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15 Mar 15, during T.V. prime-time and O’C’s warming up time.

Events


Saturday 28 March 2015

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 29 March 2015

What? Real Ale for just €6.00 per pint?!!!

Yep, it’s true and only from O’C‘s. Nature’s nectar, real ale is discounted every Sunday at the bar for one and all. Be sure you get yourself a pint or three!

It’s also Student Discount Day!


From: 16.00 Until: 00.30


Monday 30 March 2015

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


Tuesday 31 March 2015

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 01 April 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 02 April 2015

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 02 April 2015

IMPROV NIGHT: JadaJada improvisational theatre!

IMPROV NIGHT; happening on the first Thursday of every Month!

Team JadaJada is here and ready to perform an over an hour show in English! They’ve had the place roaring with laughter and there’s rarely been an empty seat in the house! So come early…
All you have to do is give them an idea and they will run with it…

JadaJada Improv is Tampere’s Premier English Language Improv Team!

JadaJada is 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!”

FREE ENTRY!


From: 20.00 Until: 22.00


Friday 03 April 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


Friday 03 April 2015

Club O'Gaea presents: Janne Westerlund live!

Club O’Gaea presents:

Janne Westerlund
is a Finnish musician, songwriter and visual artist known from such Finnish groups as Circle, Pharaoh Overlord, and Plain Ride. His main instrument is guitar but on his solo gigs he plays banjo as well. He sings and writes lyrics mainly in English. Westerlund’s career started in the beginning of the 1990s in a small Finnish city called Hamina when he founded Sweetheart, an experimental noise rock group, with his friends. All the studio and live recordings with his past and present bands included, Westerlund has played on approximately 50 albums. In the autumn of 2012 he released his debut solo album named Oran. Marshland, his second solo album, is released in January 2015 on Ektro Records.


FREE ENTRY!


From: 20.30 Until: 22.00


Saturday 04 April 2015

It's Saturday... Let's Party!

A busy day for creationists… And that’s a good enough excuse as any to drop into O’C‘s and have a party! The beer is cold and the company is warm. Let’s enjoy the time we have and make Saturday a night worth living!


From: 14.00 Until: 01.30


Sunday 05 April 2015

Real Ale is the original and the best

That’s why we decided to make it ultra cheap on Sundays: just €6.00 for a pint of this nectar from the gods. You can’t go wrong!

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


From: 16.00 Until: 00.30

Precious Memories

Fun in O'Connell's Album

Real Ale Situation

Magg's Magnificent Mild 3,8%

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Big Screen Action

Premier League & SM Liiga games

Northern Ireland - Finland
Sun 29 Mar @ 18:13

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