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rowlyg

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the Linen Hall Bar
« on: April 01, 2013, 07:44:28 PM »
I used to work in the Linen Hall Bar c1990. What a great place that was. (the pub signage is still up on the building, even though it has been closed for 21 years!!) Great music in the back bar with bands such as Apartment, Shades of Blue, The Gents etc. Good times! Anyone remember this place and any stories about it?

jennysunshine

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Re: the Linen Hall Bar
« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2015, 02:28:27 PM »
I remember that pub,a guy opened a cafe opposite it,Id have to find old diarys to get the name.
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factoryjoe

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Re: the Linen Hall Bar
« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2015, 02:53:42 AM »
I remember that pub,a guy opened a cafe opposite it,Id have to find old diarys to get the name.
  That was the "Backstage Bistro."

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Re: the Linen Hall Bar
« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2015, 09:52:51 PM »
Is that your house? I know it's the backward something?
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factoryjoe

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Re: the Linen Hall Bar
« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2015, 09:42:54 PM »
no! its a pub we're supposed to be talking about !

Bicycle Bill

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Re: the Linen Hall Bar
« Reply #5 on: April 18, 2016, 11:22:45 AM »
I had a drink in the LinenHall with Mervyn Crawford the sax player.  it was a lovely pub.

Bryan

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Re: the Linen Hall Bar
« Reply #6 on: December 08, 2017, 08:04:40 PM »
Best bar in Belfast at the time. Business people and journalists in the front bar and rock, metal and blues in the back bar. Used to work there myself when I was a student at Queen's for a few years before I left Ireland.U[/size]sed to love working Saturday afternoons with Eddy on keyboard.

Great craic...good memories...
Some memorable staff parties (bowling...football against the king's head at belvoir...)
Remember you very well Rowly!
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derdrei

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Re: the Linen Hall Bar
« Reply #7 on: June 29, 2018, 07:02:35 AM »
great time in the 60s Belfast with the Irish showbands great memories.