WATCH: The night Dublin had a blazing river of whiskey + 5 spots to get whisked away in Ireland

2019-01-12 16:30 - Saara Mowlana
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Home to the Guinness pint, Irish Coffee and undoubtedly one of the most popular destinations to do a pub crawl - Ireland is known for its booze.

But, did you know that back in 1875 the streets of the Irish capital, Dublin, were literally flowing with lit whiskey alongside its stunning rivers?

Watch the video to find out what went down and what these die-hard Irish locals did in the face of the blazing whiskey river.

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If you do find yourself traipsing the boozey streets of Ireland, here are some of the must visit places to get whisked away in the local whiskey culture:

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