Bridge St, Cahernamart, Westport, Co. Mayo, Ireland
Photo courtesy of Failtre Ireland
Sun 12:30pm - 10pm
Mon - Thur 3pm - 11:30pm
Fri, Sat 12:30pm - 12:30am
Matt Malloy’sThe Westport area has 52 pubs with 34 in the town itself, but despite the competition, one of the liveliest any night of the week is Matt Molloy’s—named after its owner, flautist Matt Molloy, who has toured the world as a member of Irish traditional group The Chieftains. The live traditional music session every night draws in visitors from around the world, but the pub still has an intimate atmosphere, with lots of nooks and crannies in which to sip a Guinness, tap your foot to a tune, and swap stories of the day’s adventures. The pub fills up when the music starts at around 8 p.m., with different performers each night, and if he’s not away on tour, you’ll be lucky enough to get a few tunes from Matt himself.