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Wellworth

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Re: Remembering Old Belfast bars
« Reply #90 on: July 27, 2019, 12:18:56 PM »
Can anyone remember what The Spaniard Bar was called in its previous life? Thinking around the 80's.

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Re: Remembering Old Belfast bars
« Reply #91 on: July 28, 2019, 11:05:39 AM »
the Spaniard bar was the blackthorn and before that it was the albert inn

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Re: Remembering Old Belfast bars
« Reply #92 on: July 28, 2019, 02:47:59 PM »
Thanks for the reply.

Thinking I remember it as the Blackthorn, around mid 70's, but am convinced it was something else just before it became The Spaniard.  Someone suggested Opium but that does not ring a bell with me.

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« Reply #93 on: July 28, 2019, 03:06:40 PM »
where was the blackthorn was it church st?
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Re: Remembering Old Belfast bars
« Reply #94 on: July 28, 2019, 03:12:06 PM »
the blackthorn was in skipper street cheers

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« Reply #95 on: July 28, 2019, 04:15:06 PM »
the blackthorn was in skipper street cheers

I remember it as the  Albert
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« Reply #96 on: July 28, 2019, 04:19:07 PM »
I thought it was in church/ William Street late 70’s early 80’s before that I thought it was called Harry’s and Marie’s must have my wires crossed lol
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« Reply #97 on: July 28, 2019, 04:36:51 PM »
I thought it was in church st late 70’s early 80’s before that I thought it was called Harry’s and Marie’s must have my wires crossed lol

both bars at one time or other were called the blackthorn
one in skipper st
and one at corner of church st and William st
a guy called Davy that was his first name had the one in skipper st when it was the Albert
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« Reply #98 on: July 28, 2019, 04:41:02 PM »
Thanks MargaretS for confirmation that there was a Blackthorn at location I thought, never recall the other though I did on the odd occasion frequent the old harp bar in hill st  ;)
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« Reply #99 on: July 28, 2019, 05:34:24 PM »
The harp was a great bar in the late 60s

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Re: Remembering Old Belfast bars
« Reply #100 on: July 28, 2019, 06:41:18 PM »
the slevin's owned the blackhhorn, after they moved out of the old house in albert st

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Re: Remembering Old Belfast bars
« Reply #101 on: August 21, 2019, 03:07:04 AM »
was the Crows Nest in Skipper Street?

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Re: Remembering Old Belfast bars
« Reply #102 on: August 22, 2019, 12:02:07 PM »
church st, oppisite skipper st


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Re: Remembering Old Belfast bars
« Reply #103 on: August 28, 2019, 06:13:28 AM »
The harp was a great bar in the late 60s
yes it was a great bar, had some good times there.