The Crosskeys Inn is one of Irelands most famous Irish Traditional
Music Pubs. Musicians from all over Ireland have at one time or
another played within (and outside) it's walls. It is a thatched
stone-built cottage with whitewashed walls and was once a Coaching
Stop on the old Belfast to Derry road. It was also, a shop which sold
everything for a rural community in the old times (see some of the
receipts on the walls), a Post Office and of course a Bar. Nobody
knows for sure when it was built but it is thought to be around
Irish tradition Music Sessions are held every Saturday night 8.00
till Late (all Musicians welcome). Impromptu sessions some
Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays (again all Musicians
Come in and rest your bones in front of the blazing turf fire in
the Kitchen and enjoy the craic and music, or go into the big room,
play the piano, sing a song or two, or maybe listen to a storyteller.
Tell a Yarn or three yourself ???
The Crosskeys Inn is situated at the junction of the Grange Road & Crosskeys Road, which is halfway along the main Randalstown - Portglenone Road B52. From Belfast take the M2 & turn off for Randalstown & Portglenone, straight through Randalstown towards Portglenone B52 for five miles, signpost on left side for Crosskeys, we are at the end of the road.
If you would like to find out more about The Crosskeys Inn then why not contact us directly. Details for reaching us by post, and telephone are given below:
40 Grange Road,
Tel: +44 (0)28 79650694