Subject to availability, we offer 40% off for children under 18 years of age if
they are coming to the show with their parents*.
This gives a discounted price of euro 29.70 per child.
This is based on 40% off the full dinner & show price of euro 49.50.
Children travel free with their parents who are booked on the shuttle transfer to and from the pub.
Please note that by law, children are not allowed in the public bar downstairs after the show finishes at
Kids food options
For their main course option, younger kids can choose a smaller main course portion or chicken nuggets and chips
if that is their perference.
Older kids are welcome to order a full size main course, but the portions are generous.
*Parents for this purpose includes grandparents, guardians or family relatives.
Availability of discounted kids tickets
If there are no kids tickets remaining for a particular night, a full price adult ticket may be used for a child.
Check alternative nights close to your ideal date or contact us to see if there is any cancellations.
Children must be supervised and well behaved at all times at the show.
By law, persons under 18 years of age are prohibited from ordering or consuming alcohol at any
time in any pub in Ireland, regardless of who accompanies them.
Night time pub family entertainment in Dublin
Children accompanied by adults are allowed by law (and welcome) to attend the show at the Merry Ploughboy Pub.
This is becasue they are attending a private function
at which a substantial meal is served.
Children are defined as persons under 18 years of age.
Trad Show Booking Options
The law on children in Pubs in Ireland
A brief summary: children accompanied by adults may stay in pubs in Ireland until 9:00pm (October to April)
and until 10:00pm (May to September). There is an exception where there is a private function as mentioned above.
Please be aware that ceratin pubs may have earlier cut-off times based on their own policies.