8966 10 Nov 2021

A Weekend Full of Laughter as McGettigan's JLT Turns 11

Comedy heroes Joe Rooney and Pat McDonnell take centre stage at The Baggot on Thursday night, followed on Friday by a five-hour Father Ted bumper brunch.

Dubai, 10th October 2021:McGettigan's JLT is celebrating an incredible 11-year milestone since opening and they're inviting guests to celebrate at hilarious and exciting birthday events!

To kick-start the birthday celebrations, legendary Irish comedians Joe Rooney and Pat McDonnell will be flying in from Craggy Island on Thursday 18th November from 7pm, for one night, and one night only! The celebrated duo will take to the stage at McGettigan's JLT iconic The Baggot and host a night of stand-up and musical comedy, sure to have guests in stitches.

In celebration of 11-years of fun and to say thank you to all those who have walked through the doors, McGettigan's JLT will be putting on an astonishing 11-hour Happy Hour running from 12pm until 11pm on Thursday 18th to get warmed up ahead of a night of comedy.

Think you've got what it takes to be a 'Lovely Girl'? Guests will have the chance to compete for the title of a Lovely Girl and to take home a full set of bespoke rubber gloves. There will also be a chance to win The Dancing Priests and Nuns Dance Off, or a prize for the best dressed Father Ted character. Doors open from 7pm for an evening full of laughter and fantastic drink specials. Tickets are available now for AED 75 per person with a welcome drink on arrival.

It's not a birthday in Dubai without brunch, and McGettigan's are going all out with a themed five- hour bumper brunch! Be transported to Craggy Island for an afternoon of hilarious Funland inspired attractions, like the spinning cat and the pond of terror, and a special guest appearance from the rebellious, Father Damo. With additional highlight reels screening all the best bits from the Father Ted series playing throughout the afternoon, this is not one to miss out on.

Head over to McGettigan's JLT onFriday 19th November from 12pm to 5pm to find a Mrs. Doyle shots-trolley serving up themed shots and Pat Mustard Milk Float drinks all afternoon long for only AED 249 per person.

Get in with a chance to win a brunch package at McGettigan's by signing McGettigan's Giant Birthday Card and sharing your fondest memories from the past 11 years. The judge's favorite memory will receive a premium brunch package for four. Help McGettigan's celebrate with a Birthday Shot Tray, including 11 shots for just AED 111, available all day on Thursday, 18th and Friday, 19th of November.



When: Thursday 18th November from 7pm

Where: The Baggot, McGettigans JLT

Offers: AED 79 per person, including a welcome drink



When: Friday 19th November, 12 pm 5pm

Where: McGettigans JLT

Price: AED 249 for the house package or AED 299 for the premium package


Bringing the best of Ireland straight to the desert, McGettigans venues are strictly adhering to all local health authorities guidelines and are fully committed to ensuring safety procedures are followed diligently without missing out on any of the fun.


About McGettigan's

Steeped in Irish family history, the very first McGettigans Pub was opened in Ireland in the 1960s on 'QueenStreet in Dublin by company founder, Jim McGettigan. Now, a collection of award-winning pubs, with venues across the globe, McGettigans pride themselves on their commitment to sport, music, and entertainment. With 10 venues across the Middle East, they are ready to welcome customers with their authentic Irish hospitality. From a Ladies Night, to a Pub Quiz, to a Brunch, there is something for everyone at McGettigans.