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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Private Hire Venue

The Irish whiskey museum is mentioned as one if the top 5 unique venues in Dublin. It is the perfect, intimate, and most centrally located setting for your private hire venue needs. Overlooking Trinity College, the venue covers 3 floors, catering for small VIP groups of 10 up to larger group sizes of 100. Whether you are looking for a team building event, a corporate function, a trip for people visiting Ireland or as a special reward for your excellent staff, the Irish Whiskey Museum is the perfect venue.

Every room offers a unique design sure to impress. Choose from the main Café bar area, which has been tastefully decorated keeping the location of College Green in mind, or the main Tasting Bar with a unique whiskey feature that is sure to excite and entertain. Call in for a tour of our venue to see what you fancy for your special event.

The venue is well serviced by all forms of public transportation such as the bus, train, DART, LUAS and is exceptionally serviced by taxis. We also have a private drop off point outside the venue for coach hire.

We can provide you with a range of options to complete your event, from food, to beverages and musical entertainment and including a unique whiskey tour experience will certainly impress your group!


No event is complete without food. We offer a range of mouth-watering nibbles, finger food or more substantial hearty food which are sure to delight! Talk to us today about the perfect menu for you.


Music is the key in creating a great atmosphere or to dance the night away. Enjoy a 3 man band playing your golden oldies or if you prefer a more modern twist, DJ options are also available.

For Private Hire Venue & Corporate queries: (Click to email)  Nicola McDonnell, Sales & Marketing Manager


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Irish Whiskey Museum Tour Options

Our tours of the Irish whiskey museum will take you on a journey back through time in an historic setting.  This fantastic museum will unveil the intriguing tale of Irish whiskey.  The Irish Whiskey Museum uniquely depicts the origins of Irish whiskey, its rise to glory, its dramatic fall and, of course, the current revival of new Irish whiskeys. Take a tour with us to experience an exclusive collection of Irish whiskey memorabilia dating back to the 1800s, blended with a modern twist.

     Some of our tour options include:

- Whiskey museum Tasting Experience

- Cocktail Making

- Master Blending


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Whiskey Tasting Experience

Discover the joy of our whiskey tasting experience. Select from a range of whiskeys and learn what they have to offer, their notes, their unique timeline and above all their delicious taste. Spending time with a whiskey Connoisseur gives you a great appreciation of what Whiskey has to offer and helps you identify the taste that suits you best. There is a standard whiskey tasting at the end of every tour but we can supply a larger range for of Irish whiskey on request for a private hire group.


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Cocktail Making

If you are not a whiskey connoisseur perhaps you want something a little lighter in taste. We understand that "the water of life" may not be everyone's cup of tea, therefore we'll offer you a nice refreshing cocktail instead! There is a wide range of cocktails to select in our cocktail making course, everything from the female touch to the manly concoction that is sure to leave you wanting more. See our professional bar man in action, whisking up amazing cocktails (no pun intended!), leaving you truly entertained.


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Master Blending

Blending whiskey is no easy task! It is said that distillers are the scientists in whiskey making, while blenders are the artists. Discover what it takes to make the perfect whiskey in our master blending session. As they say practice makes perfect and we will give you the chance to try. Blending whiskey is truly an art form , and reserved for one of the most skilled within the whiskey industry. Challenge your friends and family and see who can create the best whiskey. Who knows, perhaps you will find that you have a hidden talent! 


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Meet Our Team

At the Irish Whiskey Museum customer service is our number one priority. Let our team of professional staff take care of your every need. We can tailor make a package to suit your requirements and transform your event into the perfect memorable Dublin experience. We are available and more than happy to guide you.

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Ailbhe Roche
    General Manager
Ailbhe project managed the construction and opening of the Irish Whiskey Museum and as General Manager now runs the day to day dealings of the business overseeing all aspects of its management, staff and operations while growing, maintaining and managing the relationships with the tourism industry and among our business partners.Previously Ailbhe spent seven years in a sales and marketing role at The Dualway Group at management level within an EFQM Business Excellence SME, associated with two internationally recognized franchises - City Sightseeing and Gray Line. Involved in winning multiple awards with her team including Coach Operator of the Year and City Sightseeing operator of the year Ailbhe brings a wealth of industry experience to bear on the business.
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Keith McDonnell
    Managing Director
Keith is a founding partner in the Irish Whiskey Museum and also the owner of Extreme Ireland, Irish Day Tours and a Mountain Skills centre of excellence, creating a group of Companies that has grown dramatically from a small hiking business to an Internationally recognised operation offering a vast array of tours and experiences in Ireland and abroadWith a staff of 85 including the Irish Whiskey Museum, our Group employs some of the best staff in the business and offer a great Dublin experience. Keith and his team of professionals pride themselves on an empathy and understanding for what visitors to Ireland are looking for and the teams attention to detail and passion comes out in everything they do.

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