Saturday 18 January 2020

What's your best or worst Copper Face Jacks memory?

Copper Face Jacks
Copper Face Jacks

Sasha Brady

We're looking for the best Copper Face Jacks stories from our readers ahead of the nightclub's 20th anniversary celebrations tonight.

The Hartcourt Street venue is more than just a club for “gardaí and nurses”, it's an Irish institution and

Every night of the week you'll find it packed with revellers in search of the shift of a comfortable space - free from shame - where they can bust out dance moves to the 5ive megamix, get drunk and have some fun with friends.

It's been at the centre of many momentous moments in Irish history from the then Dublin captain Bryan Cullen causing a frenzy at the club when he famously proclaimed “see yiz in Coppers!” following the team’s All-Ireland win over Kerry in 2011.

And the 2008 ‘baby daddy’ mystery when a woman, known as ‘Roisin’, approached radio presenter Ray D’Arcy, then with Today FM, to help find the father of her child.

But we want to hear your personal experiences.

What was the most bizarre thing you overheard down those sticky basement steps? Were you approached by a potential paramour with a killer chat-up line? Did you meet the love of your life under the strobe lights as you danced to the national anthem, Maniac 2000?

Everyone has a great Coppers story and we want to hear your one.

Tweet your story to @IndoSubmit or share in the comments section.

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