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Paint The Town Green This St. Patrick’s Day with Authentic Irish Charm at Ma Buckley’s in Abu Dhabi!

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March 1, 2024

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A good laugh and a long sleep are two great cures, but so is a perfect pint!

A favourite among residents, Ma Buckley’s celebrates the charm of Irish pubs in Abu Dhabi with picturesque vistas of Souk Qaryat Al Beri. It’s the perfect spot to kick back with your crew over great food, lively sports action with the ongoing Six Nations rugby tournament, and of course, perfect pints.

Ahead of celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Abu Dhabi this 17th of March, let’s dive into Ma Buckley’s rich Irish roots and heritage. After all this, we’re sure you’ll be dreaming of a pint while you catch up on the Guinness Six Nations highlights!

Irish and Green With Pride

With an authentic connection to Irish culture, Ma Buckley's owes its success to its Irish ownership. Patrons, loyal and new alike, find comfort in the pub’s familiar and warm, hospitable atmosphere as well as their dedication to quality and tradition as one of the best Irish pubs in Abu Dhabi. Wondering where to go for a Sunday roast in Abu Dhabi? Ma Buckley’s has it all, featuring prime cuts of meat that are expertly seasoned and slow-roasted to perfection, accompanied by seasonal vegetables, crispy roast potatoes, stuffing, and rich gravy. Behind all this, owner Alan O’Neill acknowledges and praises the support of Abu Dhabi’s Irish community, particularly from sports clubs such as Abu Dhabi Na Fianna, Al Reem Shamrocks, and Abu Dhabi Wolfhounds. Boasting a great atmosphere, live music and sports to boot, Ma Buckley’s is a beloved destination for Abu Dhabi residents; we’re sure you’ll enjoy your time there!

Roast served
Hearty Sunday Carvery and Irish entertainment!

Watch the Six Nations Rugby Action at Ma Buckley’s!

Still wondering where to catch the Six Nations rugby action in Abu Dhabi? Ma Buckley’s is just the spot with live screenings of Six Nations matches. Celebrate among passionate fans cheering on every moment of Ireland’s and the home nations’ matches. From thrilling victories to heart-wrenching defeats, the pub is the perfect spot to experience the tournament's highs and lows, complete with great drinks deals and live game commentary. 

Guests sat by the bar watching sports on live TV
Catch the Six Nations Rugby action and other live sports at Ma Buckley's!

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at this Classic Irish Pub

Now what’s the other best thing about Ireland? St. Patrick’s Day! Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Abu Dhabi with non-stop fun, live music, entertainment, and plenty of Irish charm to go around. From traditional tunes to foot-stomping jigs, the lineup of talented musicians, including Irish band 'The Gulf Tones', will keep the party going all weekend long. Overflowing pints and infectious laughter will be the name of the game, promising an authentic St. Patrick's celebration you won't want to miss. You might even catch one of us dressed in green…

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in a real Irish Pub!

Whether you’re looking for a new pub, a lively sports bar to catch the Six Nations rugby action or the best Irish pub for St. Patrick’s Day in Abu Dhabi, Ma Buckley’s has it all. Come down for the food, action, and drinks, stay for the Irish charm!

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