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Tues - Fri 16:00 - 02:00
Sat 14:00 - 02:00

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Fri 16:00 - 01:00
Sat 14:00 - 01:00
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The Grapevine

This is the home of the Grapevine Archives. Here we store all those fantastic stories from the history of this fine bar and its website.

All the articles are here and they're nicely organised by month and year. If you're looking for something specific, maybe the menu below will help you locate it quickly. Just click on the month in question and you'll be zipped down the page right to it.


2017


April


The improvAcademy Showcase on Thursday!
May Day Celebrations!
Brewery Mead now on tap!
Põhjala beer weeks!
FC O'Connell's season starts in May
What's on the Hopinator?
Now on tap: Cuvée de Jacobins Rouge
Storina feat. Fredi Lilius on Thursday!
New bottle products
IMPROV NIGHT: JadaJada Improv on Thursday!
Jukka Ässä trio live on Friday!
Pyynikin Vahva Portteri now on tap!
Now on tap Karhu Raaka & Parel Witte Bio

March


High Wire Grapefruit now on tap!
Some new items in stock
Shrewmouse brown ale on tap
The big day is upon us!
Real Ale is back on tap!

February


Club ALT presents: Pena
March is just around the corner and you know what that means....
After a rave review, the kitchen is doing better than ever!
Stone IPA on the Hopinator.
Stone IPA on tap soon
Guest Improv feat. Senja Meriläinen on Thursday!
Valoa Festival 2017 on Friday and Saturday!
Last chance to vote for the best pub!
Zeitgeist in the Hopinator
Take Two -improv show on Thursday!
Veltins pilsener now on tap!
Mufloni Cascade Black Ale now on tap!

January


Koria Kitten Riot playing live on Friday!
Mikkeller Single Hop IPAs on tap
reDANKulous Imperial Red IPA now on tap!
Upcoming live music gigs
Guinness Nitro IPA now on tap!
New Show: #Hashtag Improv on Thursday!
Jet Black Heart now on the Hopinator!
Stone IPA cali-belgique now in the hopinator!
Dieu du Ciel: Aphrodisiaque now on tap!
JadaJada presents: Imagine 2017 on Thursday!
Club ALT presents YONA on Friday!

2016


December


New Year in O'Connell's!
The improvAcademy Show on Thursday, 29th December!
Fuller's Old Winter Ale now on tap!
Festive Pudding Ale now on tap!
Pyynikki Oktoberfest Stout now on tap!
Porter, Barley Wine and new cider on the shelves
Guest + Improv w/ Project2 from London on Thursday!
Founders Imperial Stout now on tap!
Thank You all for a great party night!
Stone Ruination now on tap
Ruddles County on sale
BrewDog's 5AM Saint now on the hopinator
O'C's 20th anniversary party 6th December - invitation only
Take Two -improv show: Pikkujoulut! on Thursday
Dieu du Ciel: Corne du Diable IPA back on tap!

November


Jacobsen Golden Naked Christmas Ale now on tap!
JadaJada Improv - Christmas Special on Thursday!
Club ALT feat. Death Hawks on Friday!
Déesse Nocturne now on tap!
New cider and new beer in bottle
Gift Vouchers as Christmas Presents!
Guest + feat. Martin Junna on Thursday
It's time for some Glögi
Best Beer 2016, Mufloni Pilsner now on tap!
New strong cider and beer in bottles
New on tap: BrewDog Jet Black Heart
Pour your own Guinness on Friday the 11th

October


The HOPINATOR has arrived!
Club ALT presents Lassi Valtonen on Friday!
Twisted Grapefruit IPA now on tap!
More new bottle beers!
World's Best: Pyynikin Ruby Jazz Ale now on tap!
BrewDog's Ace of Chinook now on tap!
Comedy O'Connell's Stand Up Club on Thursday!
NEW MENU!
Devil Dancer finally on tap!
New beers in bottle
Cornish Orchard Gold Cider now on tap!
Oktoberfest is here!
IMPROV NIGHT: JadaJada Improv's special Estonian show live on Thursday!
Club ALT on Friday with three live bands!
Pyynikin White IPA now on tap!

September


Tree Hugging Wood Chopping Mother Nature Loving IPA and Corne du Diable now on tap!
New games on the shelf!
Guest improv night w/ Kaisa Kokko on Thursday!
Take Two -improv show explores The Lion King on Thursday!
Moralité IPA now on tap!
Introducing Salla
FC O'Connell's season finished
JadaJada Improv's 5 year anniversary show on Thursday!
Something to Read
Games to while away the day

August


Last game of the season for FC O'Connell's on Wednesday
Bone Moon playing live on Friday!
Korkeapaine Improv show on Thursday
Back to regular opening hours
Loads of live games on the Big Screen
Belhaven Super Twisted IPA now on tap!
Toccalmatto Dr. Caligari now on tap!
Brooklyn Summer Ale now on tap
Student discount from Sunday to Tuesday!
Flower Power Hippy Dippy All Things Pretty American Amber now on tap!
Summer brake over for FC O'Connell's
Premier League starts up again on Saturday on the Big Screen
Olympics on the big screen

July


Muuan Mies live on Friday, 5th of August
Skizoid IPA now on tap!
Take 2 -Improv Show on Thursday!
Twisted Thistle back on tap!
FC O'Connell's last game before the break on Tuesday
Black Rye IPA now on tap!

June


The Last Pub Quiz of the Month on Wednesday
Mikko Joensuu live on Friday!
Guest improv night: Valetarinoiden ilta on Thursday!
O'Hara's Stout now on tap!
Summer opening hours 2016
Fantasy Football winners 2015-2016!
EURO 2016 games are afoot - starting on Friday!

May


FiiF: Improv Karaoke on Tuesday, 31st May!
Cats of Transnistria playing live on Friday!
La Trappe Bockbier now on tap!
Pre-FiiF Improv Show on Thursday!
UEFA champions league final on Saturday
Sitting Bulldog IPA now on tap!
Guest improv night with Snorkkeli on Thursday!
Ice Hockey Finals during the Weekend!
New Summer menu!
New beers coming on tap!
ComedyO'Connell's Stand Up night on Thursday!
FC O'Connell's starts the season with a win!
We will show Eurovision Song Contest on the Big Screen
Prosecco offer 20€ a bottle for Summer!
FC O'Connell's
Sleepy Bulldog Pale Ale now on tap
More Dry & Sour Than Your Mother-in-law Saison now on tap!

April


New Summer menu coming out next week!
Borg's Skúli nr. 39 from Iceland now on tap!
Toccalmatto Purple Rain now on tap!
Guest improv night with Ruutu10 on Thursday
New ciders on the shelves
Vote for the best Pub!
Storina feat. Johanna Tohni on Thursday!
Dunkertons Court Royal organic cider now on the shelf

March


Storina feat. Jamie MacDonald on Thursday!
Janne Laurila trio live on Friday!
Olutmestarin Export Pils now on tap!
Toccalmatto Kicking Mule now on tap!
New beers from Flying Brewery!
Thanks for a Record breaking Paddy's Night!
A few photos from Paddy's day
ST. PATRICK'S DAY ON THURSDAY!
Getting ready for St. Patrick's...

February


Laura Moisio playing live on Friday!
Marry me in Rio - cream ale now on tap!
Candy Kaiser from BrewDog now on tap!
Guest improv night with Intopiukeet on Thursday
Valtteri's back

January


Jack Frost now on tap
Hoppe IPA now on tap
New chairs?
TRUE FINNS comedy show live on Thursday!
BrewDog's IPA is Dead: Ella now on tap
Special Guest night with improvAcademy on Thursday
Reserving and Renting Space
Founders beers in bottle only 6€!

2015


December


Coyet Ale is back on tap!
Ball Dropping Improv on New Year's Eve!
Jukka Nousiainen playing live on Friday, 1st of January!
Abbot Ale in bottles!
O'C's open for Christmas day? -Yes!
Thank you all for the wonderful party night!
Stand Up on Thursday ft. Mika Eirtovaara!
New beer from Mohawk brewing company on tap

November


The Hearing playing live on Friday!
O'C's 19th birthday party on Sunday!
We are closed on Monday 7th of December
Three new Winter beers in bottle
New cider on the shelves
New beers from BrewDog and Fuller's now on tap
Sundays Unscripted - Longform Improv in November
Guest improv night with Kipinä on Thursday
Brooklyn Winter Ale now on tap
New beer from Mikkeller on tap
B-Day Date decided!
New lights in the night
Ochre Room (Trio) playing live on Friday!
New bottle beers on the shelves from Mexico

October


New low-alcohol & alco-free products
Storina -Comedy show on Thursday feat. Eric Seufert
O'C's Halloween Party on Saturday!
New beer on tap from Sori Brewing: Investor IPA
Fuller's 170yo Anniversary Ale now on tap
Brooklyn Lager now on tap
Improv theatre with the improvAcademy on Sunday

September


Lake Jons playing live on Friday!
Mikkeller's Monk's Brew on tap!
The Improv Showdown on Thursday!
Special Guest Improv Night with Mischler & More on Thursday!
FC O'Connell's season finished
New wheat beer on tap: Budels Witte Parel Bio
New Autumn menu
New beers on tap: Astaroth, IPA is Dead:Mandarina and Greene King IPA
New cider in bottles
FC O'Connell's to play the finals

August


Matthau Mikojan playing live on Friday!
Surfing Dog IPA in bottles
August Events and switching to earlier opening times
Astrid Swan playing live on Friday!
New beer from BrewDog on tap
Budels Batavier now on tap

July


Join O'C's Superleague for 2015-2016!
Kraken's Ink now on tap
Out of Office back on tap!
Running out of Green Goblin?
Special Guest - improv night with Korkeapaine on Thursday!
O'Connell's is on Venigo
Blast from the past as Jukka does the quiz!
New ciders in bottle!

June


Special Guest - improv night with Clark & Addison on Thursday!
Introducing Tuska
Fantasy Football Winners 2014-2015
New Summer menu
New beer in bottle from Sori Brewing
New beers coming from Sori Brewing

May


Nicolas Kivilinna playing live on Friday
New bottle beer: KBS
New beer from Suomenlinna
Lentävän Poron Teatteri improv live on Thursday!
Last game of the Premier League on Sunday
The 2015 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships
First game of the season on Tuesday!
New beer on tap!

April


ComedyO'Connell's Extra Stand Up Club on Vappu Thursday!
Belhaven Wee Heavy now on tap!
Oppigårs Amager Bridge IPA now on tap
Olutmestarin Bärliineri now on tap
Suomenlinna brewery's Helsinki Portteri now on tap!
New ciders in bottle from Henney's
Improvisaatioteatteri Snorkkeli live on Thursday!
Loud Silents pre-festival club on Friday
New Gluten-Free beer in bottles from BrewDog

March


JadaJada Improv on Thursday with and Old School Show!
Janne Westerlund playing live on Friday!
Thank You all for a great Paddy's Day party!
Garage Hard Brew Ginger now available
New cider in bottles
Milly Can Rap -improv team live on Thursday!
St. Patrick's Day only a week away!
Antero Lindgren playing live on Friday!

February


Last minute COMEDY SHOW on Tuesday
Green Goblin cider on tap again!
Special Guest Improv show with JOO on Thursday!
Höpken Pils now on tap!
Fuller's Red Fox now on tap!
Valentine's Day on Saturday...2 cakes for the price of 1!
P.K. Keränen playing live on Friday!
IMPROV NIGHT: JadaJada Improv on Thursday!
New menu items
Birthday party pics finally online!

January


Meet our new cook
Comedy every Thursday in 2015!
New beer on tap
Special Guest - improv night with Improv Academy on Thursday!
ComedyO'Connell's Stand Up Club on Thursday!

2014


December


New bottle beer from Munkebo
O'C's Christmas timetable
ComedyO'Connell's - Stand Up Club on Thursday!
Men on the Moon plays R.E.M. live on Friday!
Suomenlinna Old Greig now on tap!
New Gluten-free, organic, Fairtrade beer
London Porter now on tap
Tomi Nordlund & Syvä Joki playing live on Friday!
Black Twig playing live on Friday!

November


Black Motor playing live on Friday!
Talmud Beach playing live on Friday!
Changes in the food menu
Faarao & Kakspäinen Narttu playing live on Friday!
Father's Day on Sunday!

October


Halloween Party on Thursday, the 30th
Tears Apart playing live on Friday!
BrewDog's Jack Hammer now on tap!
Founder's Centennial IPA back on tap!
Jo' Buddy & Down Home King III playing live on Friday!

September


New bottle beers from Koff
Gruuviasema playing live on Friday!
Panssarijuna playing live on Friday
Nopat playing live on Friday!

August


Grimbergen Rouge on tap!
Tentacle Pillow playing live on Friday!
Mufloni Mandarina IPA now on tap!
Stand Up on Thursday!
Buddha Surfers playing live on Friday!
BrewDog Dead Pony Club on tap!
CLUB HARHA: Close Up Magic on Thursday!
Premier League starts up on Saturday on the Big Screen!
Idiomatic playing live on Friday!
Daniel's Birthday
Founders breakfast stout is here!

July


Janne Laurila & Tuhlaajapojat playing live on Friday!
Founders berakfast stout coming next week...
Don't know what to do with your old sofa?
A TOTALLY NEW MENU!
New cider: Gwynt y Ddraig Gold Medal
Aalto playing live on Friday!
Surffiveikot playing live on Friday!
Winners of the World Cup Bar Pool
Fjeld playing live on Friday!

June


Improv Theatre JadaJada making you laugh on Thursday!
Magic Rock Brewery's The Stooge on tap now
Pietarin Spektaakkeli playing live on Friday!
BrewDog's 'Hello, my name is Päivi' now in bottles only
World Cup 2014 PLAY THE POOL AND WIN GIFT VOUCHERS
Hannibal & Musta Moottori playing live on Friday!
BrewDog's 'Hello, my name is Päivi' beer on tap NOW!
Piper Wit now on tap!
Jukka Ässä Duo playing live on Friday!
A good start for FC O'Connell's

May


Improv Night with JadaJada Improv on Thursday
Fantasy Football Winners 2013-2104
Mojitos, Strawberry Margarita's and Sangria!
Yournalist playing live on Friday!
Olutmestarin Vehnä now on tap!
ComedyO'Connell's Stand Up Club on Thursday!
Bon Jouni playing live on Friday!
Magic Rock High Wire on tap
The 2014 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships
Magic Rock Rapture on tap
May Day Celebrations!

April


Gim Kordon playing live on Friday!
Garage Hard Ice Tea on the shelves
Delay Trees playing live on Friday!
Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale on tap!
O'C's Suamiräp Ilta on Friday!
The New Tigers playing live on Friday!
BrewDog Clown King now on tap!

March


Kaveri Special playing live on Friday!
Brewdog Clown King and Dead Pony Club coming on tap soon
St. Paddy Day pictures are up!
Suvi Isotalo playing live on Friday!
Kanerva playing live on Friday!
'Folk It!' Night: Redhill Rats playing live on Friday!
Ville Leinonen playing live on Friday!
Real Ale discount moves from Monday to Sunday

February


Adnams Ghost Ship Pale Ale now on tap!
Super Janne playing live on Friday!
Anni playing live on Friday!
New BrewDog beer in bottle
BrewDog Dead Metaphor now on tap!
New Dishes on the Menu
Stereo 8000 playing live on Friday!
We now have 20 draught products!
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale on tap!

January


Panssarijuna playing live on Friday!
Spithead Bitter on tap!
Tapani Kansalainen feat. 6Mäki playing live on Friday!
Renovation Done
We are CLOSED from Sunday to Thursday
Changes in the tap products coming soon
Aalto playing live on Friday!
Ghost of Bruce playing live on Friday!

2013


December


First Pub Quiz of the Year on Wednesday
Improv Night with JadaJada Improv on Thursday
Talmud Beach playing live on Friday!
Katwin Heimo playing live on Friday!
Last Pub Quiz of the Year on Wednesday!
Johnny Got It Wrong playing live on Friday!
New Dishes on the Menu
O'Connell's closed on Monday, Dec 16th
Janne Laurila & Tuhlaajapojat live on Independence Day!
Thank you all for a Grand Party!

November


Naryan playing live on Friday!
O'C'S 17th Birthday Extravaganca on Sunday!
Pikku Kukka playing live on Friday!
New menu items coming in a few weeks...
Ochre Room playing live on Friday!
Toothpaste playing live on Friday!

October


Halloween Party on Thursday!
Manna & Mikko Joensuu playing live on Friday!
Introducing our new chef
Tomi Nordlund & Syvä Joki playing live on Friday!
J!Kumpulainen playing live on Friday!
Dylan playing live on Friday!
Grimbergen Double now on tap
Antero Lindgren playing live on Friday!

September


Suomenlinna brewery APA now on tap!
Two Tree Porter
Mikkeller Yeast Series 2.0
ARTHUR'S DAY on THURSDAY!
Picnic with Lulu playing live on Friday!
Isara playing live on Friday!
BrewDog's Punk IPA now on tap
Liisa & Dem Babies playing live on Friday!
Last game for FC O'Connell's on Tuesday
Atlético Kumpula playing live on Friday!

August


Anni Mattila cancelled; Kanerva playing instead
We have switched back to our regular opening hours!
First pub quiz of August on Wednesday
The improvAcademy show on Thursday!
UTU playing live on Friday!

July


CLUB O'GAEA: Risto playing live on Friday!
Black Motor & Hannibal playing live on Friday!
Kronenbourg 1664 on tap!
Jukka Ässä playing live on Friday!
Palm on draught
Ridgeway Bitter on draught

June


Marian Jamit playing live on Friday!
Changes in the draught beers are imminent
Hooray for the new dishwasher!
Delicious Summer dishes on the menu
Pimeys playing live on Friday!

May


Morris & I playing live on Friday!
Olutmestarin 777 IPA on tap now!
New beer: Kriek Boon
Fantasy Football winners
The Improv ShowDown on Thursday!
Idiomatic playing live on Friday!
ComedyO'Connell's - Stand Up Club on Thursday!
Ants in the Pants playing live on Friday!
New TV and all HD
Tiina ja Sähkömiehet playing live on Friday!

April


Ochre Room and PintAndWeFall playing live on Friday!
HI-Lo & In Between playing live on Friday!
'Folk It' Night: VÄINÖ TUONELA & KERETTILÄISET and ITÄMAA playing live on Friday!
Volter and Luxury Toys playing live on Friday!
New trainee
Another month, another chance
Kytäjä and The Hearing playingl live on Friday!
New Club O'Gaea

March


IMPROV NIGHT on Thursday with JadaJada - Chicago Send Off Show
Madame T. & Siniset Veljet will be playing live on Friday!
Men on the Moon play R.E.M on Friday!
ST. PATRICK'S DAY ON SUNDAY!
Janne Laurila ja Tuhlaajapojat live on Friday!
We also do TAKE AWAY

February


Changes in the Weekend Brunch Menu
Dark Beer Weeks continue...
Valentine's Day specials on Thursday!
Fractal Cauliflowers and Statues Made of Matchsticks playing live on Friday!
Trio Duo Night on Friday!
New ciders from Suomenlinna are here!
New beers on the shelves!

January


Kaiti playing live on Friday!
Expected Boy and ÅK-47? playing live on Friday!
Käppi & Nyrhinen playing live on Friday!
Dark Beer Weeks 12.1-24.2.2013
Football is back on the menu!

2012


December


Tapio Ylinen playing live on Friday!
Voimaryhmä playing live on Friday!
Johnny Got It Wrong playing live on Friday!
What a Party that was!
Poutatorvi playing live on Friday!
O'Connell's 16th birthday party on Sunday!

November


Meantime Yakima Red on tap
New Irish Beer!
Zubr Premium now on tap!
Red Seal Ale is back!
Caroline playing live on Friday!
New telephone number for the bar!
Ochre Room and the Oates playing live on Friday!
Stand Up starting in November! Performers confirmed!

October


Jalava playing live on Friday!
Jerk that Chicken
Brunch on Saturdays and Sundays
Danish Micro-Brewery Weeks continue - RAUCHPILS ON TAP
Humanwires playing live on Friday!
Color Dolor and Xenia Kriisin playing live on Friday!
Jukka Ässä playing live on Saturday!
Danish Micro-Brewery Weeks have started!
The O'C's Has Talent -competition is CANCELLED
Riot Club playing live on Friday!
Oktoberfest is here!

September


The Handlebars playing live on Friday!
Fabian Stout from Suomenlinna brewery now on tap!
Sinebrychoff Porter now on tap!
Ridgeway IPA has arrived!
Greenrose Faire playing live on Friday!
3 Bands playing live on Friday!
Ladie's Di playing live on Friday!

August


Weekend Brunch!
House Specials have changed
Volter playing live on Friday!
Join O'C's Fantasy Football league for great prizes!
Lili playing live on Friday!
Meantime Pacific Pale Ale on tap!
The Wallace Hartley Band playing live on Friday!
IMPROV NIGHT on Thursday with STORINA!

July


Open early on Wednesday!
Perk playing live on Friday!
Summer special: Tango+Bavaria jug=26€
Last Quiz of the month on Wednesday!
Mushaboom playing live on Friday!
Brewdog 5am Saint is back on tap!
New Ciders!
Neondad playing live on Friday!
O'C'S GETS FESTIVE from 11th to 14th of July!
WEDNESDAY: J!Kumpulainen & Veijarit and Edorf
THURSDAY: Antero Lindgren
FRIDAY: Väinö Tuonela & Kerettiläiset
SATURDAY: 1 Jack 2 Jack
Pekko Käppi playing live on Friday!
EURO 2012 Fantasy Football winners!
Mikkeller 1000 IBU

June


Final phases of the EURO 2012 on our big screen
Idiomatic playing live on Friday!
Grimbergen Blanche on tap now
Beers from New Zealand
Snails and 3 new desserts?!
Fantasy football with Euro 2012: Top prizes up for grabs!
ICONS OF ELEGANCE and Jerry Lindqvist playing live on Friday!
Summer opening hours starting now

May


Markus Perttula playing live on Friday!
Join the game!
New Darts Board
All Will Be Quiet playing live on Friday!
3 course menu for 20 €!? Available this weekend only...
Death Hawks live on Friday!
American Craft Beer Week now in O'Connell's!
Improv Karaoke with Jadajada on Thursday!
Grandeville playing live on Friday
New House Specials on the menu
American Craft Beer Week!
Shepherd Neame Celebration 1698 ale has landed!
Gudrid Hansdóttir and Hi-Lo & In Between playing live on Friday!

April


Vappu in O'Connell's
Final phases of UEFA Champions League
Neufvoin playing live on Friday!
Find us in Facebook
Bookends and Valley Below playing live on Friday!
New House Specials!
Plankstettener Maibock now available
Suvi Koivu live on Friday!
Videos from our gigs

March


Getawaycab playing live on Friday!
Real Ale is back on!
Jukka Ässä playing LIVE on Friday!
Another record breaking Paddy's Day
Some price changes
ST. PATRICK'S DAY ON SATURDAY!
Brewdog beers available
Polartones and Maida Vale live on Friday!

February


Ochre Room and Oates live on Friday!
Updated staff introductions
Edorf playing live on Friday!
Lancaster Copper and Black Dragon ciders!
Wiley Cousins & Kingfish Willie live on Friday!
Rocking Rudolph is now on tap!
Winter Classic with Jälkihiki
New House Specials!
Bavaria premium on tap!
O'Connell's is the Best Pub in town!

January


Filmnoir playing live on Friday!
Cranberry Stout on tap!
Voimaryhmä playing live on Friday!
Janne ja Tulkki and Rekkakuskit live on Friday!
Johnny Got It Wrong and Kaiti playing live on Friday!

2011


December


Joku Roti Mafia live on Friday!
House Specials changing
Special Christmas Quiz on Wednesday! Extra Prizes!
Grillin' Willie and the Vegetarians live on Friday!
Verka and Hi-Lo & In Between live on Friday!
Thank you for a great party!

November


O'Connell's turns 15 on Sunday!
Kitchen open all day on Monday, the 5th December!
Glögi and Eggnog!
Samae Koskinen solo live on Friday!
New menu coming out next week
Café O'Connell's?
BrewDog on tap and bottles!
Cheese Plate special

October


Teatones and Koria Kitten Riot live on Friday
Library turned golden...
A surprise gig on Monday with Bluelonesome duo!
Vihreä Maa and Perk live on Friday!
Revival Hymns and Humanwires live on Friday!
Brewdog tasting - SIGN UP NOW!
Book our space NOW for holding Pikkujoulu parties!
Vote for the best Pub!
Lucie Niemelä and Picnic With Lulu live on Friday!
Sean and Mereau live on Friday!

September


The O'C's gig calendar is now just about full for the rest of the year!
O'C's has the BEST PUB COMPETITION in town!
Yournalist playing live on Friday!
ARTHUR'S DAY on Thursday!
Hiljainen Mies live on Friday!
Folkrock evening with Kim Curly Band and Ochre Room on Friday!
Fuller's Indian Pale Ale has landed!
Finland - Holland on the Big Screen on Tuesday!
Juho Salmi & Suuri Voima playing live on Friday!
Sean is our new chef!
Season over for FC O'Connell's

August


Palava Maa playing live on Friday!
Grimbergen Dubbel on tap!
Idiomatic live on Friday!
Dump your glossy mags at O'C's!!
Is your band looking for a gig?
New Chef? Is he Irish?
Bar opens at 16:00 from now onwards!
Toothpaste playing live on Friday!
Still time to join our Fantasy League for great prizes!
Cry Bar live on Friday!
New Beer: König Dunkel on draught!
O'C's Superleague is back!
FC O'Connell's gets back into action on Tuesday 2nd of August!
Janne ja Tulkki and some improv theatre on Thursday!
Live music on Friday and Daniel's Birthday PARTY on Saturday!

July


Computer gets sound!
Upstairs renovation postponed
Mikkeller Pale Ale on tap!
O'C's Goes Festive!
O'C's is closed on Sunday and Monday
First Pub Quiz of July on Wednesday

June


Upstairs renovation
Window renovation finished!
Pub Quiz with JJ on Wednesday
Teatones playing live on Friday!
Windows and doors changed
Summer of ciders!
Naryan playing live on Friday!

May


Tapio Ylinen wins O'C's Has Talent!
GRANDE FINALE of the band competition on Thursday!
Jukka's last pub quiz on Wednesday! Special prizes!
Premier League ends and the Fantasy Football winner is Lauri!
3rd Round of the band competition on Thursday!
UTU live on Friday and Irish Dancing on Sunday!
Caledonian 80,- has arrived on tap!
Picnic with Lulu live on Friday and Jhary's on Saturday!
Viidettä Vailla Valmis moves on to the finals!
Band Competition starts on Thursday!
Computer is back!
New tap: St. Andrew's Ale

April


Jarie & Lotta play Irish mucis live on Friday!
Vappu Saturday and Sunday!
The 2011 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships
Looking for a new quiz master!
LOOKING FOR BANDS!
SM-Liiga finals shown on our big screen!
EL CLÀSICO! Real Madrid vs. Barcelona on Saturday 16th
New bottled beer: Double Stout!
Ataturk playing live on Friday!

March


Belhaven Twisted Thistle IPA finally on tap!
New wines and champagne...
We have a New Chef!
A Record Breaking St. Patrick's Day
Naryan live on Friday!
Two new products on tap: Tetley's Bitter and Abbot Ale
St. Patrick's Day on Thursday!
Vihreä Maa and Morse live on Friday!
New Bottled Beers from BrewDog

February


Polartones playing live on Friday!
New product on tap: Original Porter
Photos from the birthday!
Bookends playing LIVE on Friday!
Hobo News playing LIVE on Friday!
The votes are in!
Shephard Neame Smooth on tap!

January


Aapo Halme playing live on Friday!
We are CLOSED on SUNDAY
New Bottled beer, Norwegian Wood!
Real Ale ONLY 5,50 EVERYDAY?!
New wheat beers have arrived!
Renewed Darts Corner and much more
New Bottled beer, Ola Dubh from Scotland!
O'Stage -open stage- starts again on Thursday!
New Cocktail List & some price changes
O'Stage open mic - once a month

2010


December


LIVE BANDS EVERY FRIDAY!
Some luxury products on the shelves...
Mr. Harry on Tap!
Brooklyn Winter Ale on tap!
O'Stage featuring AFTER COGNAC on Thursday!

November


O'C's SUPER 14th Birthday Party on Thursday!
Kitchen exceptionally open on Sunday!
The new fabulous newsletter!
Marko Haavisto Live on Friday!
Haandbryggeriet beers finally arrived!
New tap has arrived: Old Speckled Hen
Promotion this weekend in O'Connell's
Saku Rock now only 5,50/pint!
We still have room for you to book your PIKKUJOULU party at O'C's!
LIVE music with UTU on Friday
Radio 957 Best Bar vote is still ongoing!
Autumn Talent 2010 Comes to and end - What a show!
Querkus, oaked smoked porter, on tap now!

October


Round 3 - The foreign students impress but the big Irish tunes win out
GRANDE FINALE ON THURSDAY
Talent Competition: Round Two report
O'C's Has Talent! 3. round on Thursday
O'C's Has Talent! 2. round on Thursday
First round over... First finalist through!
The new menu items!
O'C'S HAS TALENT COMPETITION STARTS ON THURSDAY!
We have THE BEST PUB QUIZ in town!
New beer tap: Coniston Bluebird XB

September


LAST CHANCE TO TAKE PART!
New Menu coming out in October!
Saturday 'Football Special' from the kitchen!
Paulaner on tap for Oktoberfest!
The football season is over for FC O'Connell's

August


New opening hours! Saturdays we open already at 14.00!
New products have arrived: Saku Rock and St. Feuillien'Saison
Last Game of the Season for FC O'Connell's on Wednesday!
Walker's Crisps are back!
Still time to join O'Connells Fantasy Football League!
Toothpaste playing LIVE on Friday 20th
Premier League started up again on Saturday!
Elvis Party on Saturday 14th

July


Dropping the student prices in August
TAPAHTUMIEN YÖ: O'Stage featuring Ataturk Band and Jalava!
The football pool winners!!
We have a new Ice Chursher Machine!
O'Connell's goes Fest with LIVE music!
FIFA World Cup Finals

June


World Cup fever continues amid the heatwave
World Cup gets underway and O'C's has a competition to win some super prizes!
June opening hours
Face lift for the bar

May


Our new chef starts work this week!
And the winning streak continues?
Kitchen closed on Thursday
We found a new chef!
A strong start for FC O'Connell's!
Fantasy Football and the end of Premier League
The 2010 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships
Palava Maa wins the band competition!!

April


O'Vappu at O'Connell's
The BAND competition FINAL on Thursday!!
GRONK! moves on to the finals from the 3rd round!
The BAND competition round #3 on Thursday at 21.00!
Palava Maa moves on to the finals from the 2nd round
Update on the O'C's Fantasy Football League!!
The BAND competition round #2 on Thursday at 21.00!
Riffids moves on to the finals from the 1st round
The BAND competition kicks off on Thursday at 21.00!
Meantime Smoked Bock has arrived!

March


BAND Competition in April -the schedule and LIVE bands
Upstairs closed from Monday to Thursday
St. Patrick's Day photos are up!
Janne Laurila & Ville Rauhala Duo LIVE on Thursday!
We're still signing up BANDS for the talent competition in March!
Meantime Smoked Bock 6.0 % coming on tap
O'C's Has Talent *BAND* starting at the beginning of April! Sign up now!
Canal+ back on line!
St. Patrick's Day is here!!!
Pub Quiz moved to Thursday
Fresita, strawberry sparkling wine, available now in small bottles
Original tune of the O'C's Unplugged winners!

February


Marqués de Monistrol Winemakers Select Cava Brut
"O'C's has talent - THE BAND" starting at the beginning of April
O'C's Wins Best Staff Prize!
No student overalls allowed in the bar...
New Cash Registers have been installed!
First Pub Quiz of the Month on Wednesday
Regulars' Card a.k.a Kantiskortti
Jacobsen Brown Ale on Tap
Thatcher's Katy and Dabinett

January


New Cash Registers coming...
London Pride and Belhaven Twisted Thistle on Tap!
New Flavours in your drink?
London Pride on Tap?!
TV and Viasat fixed
New bottled beers!
The New Menu has Arrived!
New beers!
O'Connell's closed on Monday 4th January

2009


December


Last Pub Quiz of the Year on Wednesday!
A new year brings a new menu?
Thank you all for a great party!
Two more pub quizzes this year
Deuchars IPA on draught!

November


Best Pub Quiz in Town!
A new dry cider!
La Goudale only 4 €!
What's up with the coffee?
O'CONNELL'S WINS BEST PUB!
A new employee -Hanna
Congratulations to the winners of our TALENT SHOW!
Real Ale is back on tap!
Update on the O'C's Fantasy Football League
O'C's Talent Show FINAL on Saturday!!

October


Leffe Rossa on tap!
Thursday -> 3rd round in the Talent Competition! FINAL ON SATURDAY 7TH!!
HALLOWEEN IN O'C'S ON SATURDAY!!!
Open early on Saturday for Football
O'Connell's Sports Blog gets going!
Meantime London Stout making a comeback!
O'C'S HAS TALENT COMPETITION! Starts on October 22nd

September


Karhu IV leaving - a seasonal tap coming
We serve Real Cider on tap!
We have Magner's Pear
Cider weeks are here!
Sheppy's Ciders for cider weeks - limited availability

August


Cider Weeks coming!
Real Ale is back on!
Elvis Party on Saturday!
Hot Dogs have arrived!
Steenbrugge Wit on Draught!

July


Litovel Premium on Draught!
August Opening Hours
Meantime Abbey Blonde on draught!
20 euro voucher?
AVON MAKE UP EVENING FOR WOMEN 16.7
We also do TAKE AWAY
Some Changes in the Draught Products coming...
O'C's featured in Lonely Planet Guide book

June


The Newsletter Community keeps on growing!
Magners - A Big Hit!
We have Magners on tap!!!
Open early on Tuesday, 15.00
LIVE MUSIC with Hannibal & Soppa ja Pahat Viinit (July 8th)

May


Summer Opening Hours
Last Pub Quiz of the Month and Football Game on Wednesday
Slowly but surely...
Have you tried these out yet?
Magners Coming Back on Draught!!
Kitchen open on Sunday for the Finals

April


New Flavours from the Kitchen!
Vappu!!!!!
Karpalolonkero
New Dessert with Blackberry
The 2009 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships!
"Spring" time!
New Menu Items Coming Next Week!
New ciders
We now Have Liquorice Shots!
Taxes go up, we must follow...

March


Sangria now available!
O'C's team looking for players
Customer of the Year
Photos from St. Patrick's day
SAINT PATRICK'S DAY
Red Seal Ale now available
Upgrading the furniture
St. Patrick's Week 12 - 17.3.2009
Open early on Saturday and Sunday for Football
Best Staff and Best Bar - article

February


Champagne
A New House Wine
Pub Quiz Limitation is History
Old Regulars Leaving Finland

January


Sunday Game - Kitchen Open until the First Half Time
Soup of the Day
The Best Bar with The Best Staff!
Try the Fair Trade Banana Beer
Darts on Mondays
Kitchen Opening Hours Changed
New Menu Ready
You can find us in Facebook too!
Darts Mondays starting on Monday the 12th of January

2008


December


Kitchen closed on Monday, the 22nd, and Tuesday, the 23rd
O'Connell's closed on the 24th and the 25th of December
Any Intrest in a Darts Tournament?
O'C's Makes You Move...
Reminders

November


New wines
Good riddance to the ciggy machine...
O'C's Birthday Party moved to January
Meantime London Stout is Back on Tap
We're open early on Saturday for football
Thank you for Halloween!
Quiz Food Offer

October


Halloween Party on Friday!
Game Time Food Offer
We are the 2nd largest seller of Guinness in Finland!
Want to exercise O'C's style?
All cards work with the new card machines
Sandwich Mondays
LIVE music with IRISH MIXTURE on Friday
Whiskey shelf filled up again
Pub quiz moved...
A quick note about an upcoming band
Halloween is but two weeks away...
Kapittel Pater instead of London Stout
Weekly Special instead of Weekend Special
The new menu started out well
Juho gets his own introduction
O'Connell's has the best bar web site in town!
Sangria Sunday!

September


New menu coming out on Monday!!
Some changes in the food prices and bigger portions too!
Oktoberfest continues...
Oktoberfest time!
Oktoberfest platter!
The cards are working again!
Fixing and Cleaning, Cleaning and Fixing
The Great Bowling Victory!
New Product on Tap
"New" Furniture in the Library

August


Cider weeks are here!
The building is getting a small facelift...
CIDER WEEKS on weeks 34 and 35!
UEFA EURO2008 Game scores have been counted
The weather cooled down and so did our machines...
Daniel O'Connell's birthday on Wednesday!
Light in the darkness

July


The O'C's boys did it again!
Heat creating problems...
Firemen get discounts on food
A New Jackpot Addition to the Quiz!
Whiskey Ice Cream with an Almond Cookie!!
Reserving the premises
Our sausages are for sale to take home...
It's Tammerfest time!
New cyders have arrived!
O'Connell's has the largest selection of Draught Beers in town
New products on the shelves!

June


Friday 11th LIVE music!
Football FINAL on Sunday at 21.45 on Screen
Ansu becomes the new Restaurant Manager!
Good combinations to recommend.
Sorry football fans...
New Cocktail Counter
UEFA EURO 2008
O'Connell's Football Team needs you!

May


Lost and found!
More desserts - Lemon Velvet!
Finally there's also new products on the Uisce Beatha shelf!
New products on tap! -Caffrey's andd Kriek
Traditional Irish Soda Bread for Sale!
Zalo playing LIVE in O'Connell's on Friday 15th May!!
Sirkus playing in O'C's on Friday 9th May!
O'C's is showing the ice hockey world championships live!
Dessert from the kitchen!

April


Vappu Special in O'Connell's - live music
Take Away Food
Tampere Unites in O'C's
Pubquiz moved to Tuesday!

March


Paddy's Day is upon us!
St. Pat's just around the corner

February


New menu...? New Chef...? No Seán...? What's up at O'C's?

2007


September


Pub quiz moved this week!
And now for the news!
Premiership club gets an overhaul
The stagnation stops here!

July


Marika chips in at the kitchen
Late breaking news: Hotmail has banned us but hopefully, only temporarily!
The O'C's Site upgrades just keep coming.
O'C's F.C. score their first victory!
The new menu is a hit!

June


The O'C's website sees some new improvements
The new menu has arrived!
New music finally makes its way to O'C's
The O'C's football team is desparate!
Exciting times in the O'C's Kitchen
O'C's closed for Midsummer's

May


Party tonight and no smoke tomorrow
F.C. O'Connell's needs you!
Summer specials and all that!
Smoking ban soon to come into effect.
While the staff are away, the managers can play...
Smoking in bars comes to an end...
New furniture in O'C's
Waltsu and his wheels

April


Summer ciders on the way!
New menu on the way
New smoking law comes into effect on 1st June.
Special announcement from our friend Jarie!
O'C's football season is kicking off real soon
Pies improved at O'C's

March


O'C's switches to the Summer schedule
Paddy's Day report
Now that the honeymoon is over...
Newsletter getting an overhaul
News just in - St. Patrick celebrated on the radio too!
St. Patrick's day extravaganza
Mari gets her own Staff Page
The first week of food service is done
The sausage has landed!
The Kitchen is open!
And this time it's official!

February


Get the last of the Murphy's in Finland - CHEAP!
Light at the end of the tunnel for the kitchen project
The winter chill has finally arrived
Renovation work continues at the bar
Staff Christmas party finally takes place

January


The renovation is underway!
Beautiful glass needs kind home...
O'C's to add to the staff.
Ansu and Simon survive intact, Waltteri comes away with a minor injury
Most of the staff heads for troubled waters
Former bar-tender gets a real job!
As we're speaking of Diamond Beer...
Happy New Year!
Changes to the O'C's schedule
The O'C's Food Questionnaire

2006


December


Christmas and the New Year: Opening Hours
The final run-up to Christmas is upon us
So now that the presents are sorted...
LastFM spawns a regeneration of the music in O'C's
Staff pages get updated... At last!
O'C's 10th Birthday a great success!

November


Jukka has a whole new bag of tricks...
Now that Jukka is done knocking your socks off...
Angelina Gracie to grace us one more time!
Great new stuff on the O'C's website!
The Magner's Petition is gathering steam...
The O'C's Internet just got a whole lot better!
We have a date!
All is not how it appears...
Web guru promises pics... soon!

October


Snowstorm hits Tampere!
Winter is finally well on the way
Marika returns and Seán joins the team
News from Marika!
Sign the new Magner's petition!
O'C's gets a brand spanking new projector
Diamond Beer's website completely overhauled
The roving reporter returns... and this time it's personal!
Ansu settling in well and we're all so very happy!
Whiskey in O'Connell's just got even greater!
What??? No Magners on tap?
Any given Sunday...?

August


Simon to take some time off...
Football viewing has never been better in O'C's!
Ansu's first day a success!
O'Connell's to get a new face behind the counter
The wraps are coming off - daylight is once again in O'Connell's
Former employee gets hitched - Waltsu and Simon were there

July


The best wooly hat in town has arrived!
Tammerfest is over
New payment terminals on the way for O'C's
Tammerfest is upon us...
Web Guru Kitson to visit Finland
At last, we have a winner!
World Cup Final is calling!
The final set of scaffolding goes up but...

June


World Cup continues but the competition doesn't.
FC O'Connell's form improves!
The famous Magner's becomes the number 1 product in O'C's
World Cup fever continues amid the heatwave
Just a few hours to go to the World Cup!
The O'C's football team's losing streak continues
Tampere Rugby Club kicks off it's season with a victory!

May


The Drinks gets updated
You can now send emails direct to your favourite staff member.
Saara leaves us for the Summer.
Snow Patrol's new album in O'C's
Elias got married...
O'C's online has now found it's new home
O'Connell's under wraps
World Cup just around the corner...
Lordi wins and Finland gets the Bronze
Congratulations to Finland (and Ireland too)!
O'Connell's online gets back online with a vengeance!
Just a quick reminder...
Cool down this Summer at O'C's
FIFA World Cup - Germany 2006

Precious Memories

Fun in O'Connell's Album

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