Traditional bar in Donaghadee, County Down
Grace Neills is considered to be one of Ireland’s oldest pubs. Established in 1611, it was known as The Kings Arms, a name it held for over 400 years.
About Grace Neills
The bar carries the name of Grace Neill, who was given the bar as a wedding present by her father, Hugh Jamison. Grace was known to be a friendly woman with a strong spirit. She would frequently smoke a clay pipe and often greet customers coming into the pub with a hug and a kiss on the cheek.