"Comfortable Atmosphere with great Food, Music and Drink"


Leslie Dowdall & Mike Hanrahan

LESLIE DOWDALL is the voice and songwriter behind the sound that was In Tua Nua. MIKE HANRAHAN is the voice and songwriter that was Stocktons Wing.

Together they will play The Pillar House on FRIDAY 17TH FEB.

Leslie and Mike have toured intermittently in recent years and have recently released a cover of Antony & The Johnsons “You Are My Sister”.

Their live show features Leslie on vocal, keyboard and guitar and Mike on guitars and vocal and their beautiful harmonies will hold their audience spellbound.

Tickets: €20. www.thepillarhouse.ie/buy-tickets-online tel: 090 96 43939

New Evening Menu

Pillar House Bar & Restaurant – New Evening Menu

Drop in and try our new Evening Menu,  we still have our steaks, a 12oz Striploin and a 12oz Rib-Eye and our signature Beef Burger has be tweaked to add even extra flavour and is now a Fajita Beef Burger – trust me it’s delicious.  Also included are Pasta, Stirfry, Fish and more and every evening from 5pm we also have a specials boards.

See you soon !

Tickets are now on sale for Kieran Goss with special guest  Annie Kinsella, Friday 15th July at 9pm

Buy yours now at www.thepillarhouse.ie  / tel: 090 96 43939

Summer Trad Sessions

Summer Trad Sessions, Thursday Night 9pm

We are delighted to announce the start of our Summer Trad Session on Thursday nights from 9pm, admission, of course is free and we extend a warm welcome to all musicians, dancers & singers.  A great foot thumping night of great Irish music is guaranteed

can’t guarantee Robbie Henshaw will be joining us, but you’d never know who you might meet !




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Freddie White – the maestro of quality music

Tickets:  €20 now on sale.    Book On-Line at www.thepillarhouse.ie or Tel: 090 96 43939.

Freddie White has long been synonymous with music of the highest quality. Whether interpreting songs by his favourite writers, such as Randy Newman, Tom Waits, John Hiatt and Guy Clark, or performing his own classy compositions, Freddie’s live performances are nothing short of legendary.

Freddie has been part of the fabric of the live music scene in Ireland since the 1970’s and his albums continue to sell well, amongst his loyal and new-found fan base.

Born in Cobh, County Cork into a musical family, by age thirteen Freddie was playing in school bands and by seventeen playing professionally. At nineteen, he moved to London, where he busked in subways, and developed his unique voice and guitar style.

Folk Club Dates for Summer

Tickets For Summer Dates Now Available

Freddie White

Friday 17th June

 Kieran Goss

Friday 15th July

 Mary Coughlan

Friday 12th August




The Return of Jack L

Jack L Returns to The Pillar House Folk Club

After a superb night late last year we are honoured to welcome Jack L back to The Pillar House next Month, Friday 11th March at 9pm.  Our small intimate venue which seats just 80 people offers that truly “up close & personal” experience


Tickets are €20 and are available by calling 090 96 43939 or booking on-line at www.thepillarhouse.ie

Saturday Music Live with HICKORY WIND

Dinner & Live Music at the Pillar House for St. Valentines Weekend  !

For all you romantics out there or maybe you just want a good night out….how does dinner and a truly great Rockabilly band sound.   If that’s a “check” then call us at 090 96 43939 to book dinner and then sit back and enjoy HICKORY WIND from 10pm

Hickory Wind are a true roots band playing authentic Country and Rockabilly music influenced by the likes of Hank Williams, Bob Dylan and Gram Parsons. Hailing from Athlone, the line up includes acoustic and electric guitars and double bass. The band recreate the early country music sound of Hank Williams and the 50’s Sun Record sound of Johnny Cash and Elvis. The set is a classic mix of boppin’ rockabilly songs and country ballads with a few more modern numbers thrown in but always with their own stamp.
Line up:
Alan O’Neill – Vocals and Acoustic Guitar
Mick Moylette – Electric Guitar and Vocals
Sammy Rohan – Doghouse Bass and Vocals

Mick Hanly – Friday 15th April, Pillar House, Ballinasloe at 9pm

Tickets are now on sale for Mick Hanly playing The Pillar House on Friday 15th April.  Don’t miss the opportunity to hear this amazing singer, musician and wit up close and personal in the intimate setting of The Pillar House Folk Club.   Mick has a new album out in February and will have a busy promo tour later in the year so we’re lucky to have him in-house for this gig.

Tickets are €20 (plus 75c online) at www.thepillarhouse.ie or Call:  090 96 43939

After a fantastic concert last January which received wide acclaim from all patrons, Declan O’Rourke is making a return visit to The Pillar House on Friday 22nd January at 9pm

Declan’s fourth studio album, Gold Bars in the Sun, is available now.   The songs featured on this album represent some of Declan’s finest compositions to date, including ‘Yellow Moon,’ ‘Let’s Make Big Love’ featuring John Prine and the Milk Spots, ‘Woncha,’ and the title track ‘Gold Bars in the Sun.’  Also featuring stunning artwork by renowned Irish artist David Rooney, Gold Bars in the Sun can be purchased now on CD and vinyl.

Tickets for Declan O’Rourke’s Pillar House gig are available now at www.thepillarhouse.ie or Tel: 090 96 43939.   Tickets are €20 (.75c booking charge for on-line bookings)