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30th Nov 2018

One of Dublin’s most iconic clubs announced it’s closing for good on January 19

End of an era.

Denise Curtin

It’s the end of an era.

“Dublin’s most prestigious nightclub will be closing its doors on January 19th” reads the statement posted today on the Facebook page of iconic Dublin hotspot, Lillie’s Bordello.


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The club, which has been a favourite for celebs since it opened in the 90s is set to close its doors at the beginning of 2019 with the Porterhouse Group revealing that the space won’t be vacant for long, with exciting plans already underway.

The statement reads…

“We’d like to thank you all for the many years of custom and support, and we hope you’ll join us in celebrating with us at the iconic venue over the festive season. We invite you to reminisce with us by sharing your pictures of your favourite nights at Lillie’s to our Facebook page, or by tagging us over on Instagram… Watch this space, as the Porterhouse Group has exciting plans coming down the tracks, all will be revealed in Spring!”

Many people took to the comments to share their sadness and fond memories having heard the club is closing.

Here’s what some people were saying…

“Had so many great nights in Lillies, was my weekend home for years in the 90s even got a membership key. Sorry to hear it’s closing.”

“Ah that place knocked years off my lifespan !! Hopefully it will be back bigger and better .. hope all the staff keep their jobs too they always looked after me!”

“Ah many a fantastic night in Lillie’s so sad to see it go.”

“End of a era guys …. some many a good memories from over the years but change is good and look forward to having a goodbye drink soon and to what the future holds in Spring.” 

There’s no doubt that updates will follow soon and something even more remarkable will take to the legendary spot on Grafton St to continue the clubs legacy.