All Blog Posts Tagged 'Pubs' (11)

'Have Ye No Homes To Go To? The History of the Irish Pub'

Here is a short extract from Chapter 8 of my book "Have Ye No Homes To Go To? The History of the Irish Pub." This section looks at the history of the Irish pub in the USA. 

The book is available on Amazon, etc.

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Added by Kevin Martin on November 2, 2016 at 4:30am — 9 Comments

A Warm Irish Welcome in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada

There are many Irish pubs around the globe, but some of them, while they have the trappings -- Irish prints on the walls, an Irish-themed menu and Guinness available -- are missing the most important thing: the warm atmosphere you expect in Ireland. That…

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Added by Michael Quane on September 30, 2015 at 6:30pm — 3 Comments

Great Irish Pubs of Indian Summer (And Year Round)

With its sunny weather, vacation time, and, for the lucky, a shorter work-week, summer is a great time to catch up on hobbies, whether parasailing, mountain biking, or in my case, visiting new or favorite Irish pubs.



After much exhaustive research, with summer now nearly behind, I share herein a list of some pubs near (for me) and far…

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Added by Michael Quane on September 21, 2015 at 10:30pm — 2 Comments

Recipes From Finn McCool's Pub, New Orleans

How can we spend all this time discussing the Irish in New Orleans without talking about food?

To fill that lack, Pauline Patterson of New Orleans' own …

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Added by The Wild Geese on February 20, 2015 at 4:00am — No Comments

Christmas at P.J.Clarke's Bar, N.Y.C.

My first big memory of my Uncle Charlie Clarke is when he arrived home from Naval duty after World War II. I was seven years old. Soon after, my granduncle, Patrick Joseph Clarke, appointed Uncle Charlie to be the manager…

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Added by Helen Molanphy on December 8, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments


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'The Irish Pub' Film for You to Own and Share!

Hi there, fellow Wild Geese! 

It has been an amazing few months for us. After screening at several film festivals & other events - Toronto, Chicago, Boston, New Jersey, DC, NYC, Syracuse and more, we were just over-the-moon to see people's reaction to the film, the characters and the locations. It seemed to…

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Added by The Irish Pub film on June 17, 2014 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

A Quiet Pint

About three decades and a half ago there was a pleasant bar where I used to drop in for a quiet pint.

That was a practice I have not participated in for several years. I am the worse for that. If I had…

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Added by P.J. Francis on April 19, 2014 at 11:00pm — 2 Comments

Your First Guinness in Ireland

Some of you might be taking a trip to Ireland in the near future and having a real pint of Guinness will be first on your agenda. You have all heard that the Black Stuff tastes better in Ireland and it…

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Added by margopenelope on December 11, 2013 at 10:30am — 8 Comments

Playing the Wild Rover: Some Irish Pubs Around the Globe

France has its Eiffel Tower, the U.S. its Statue of Liberty, but arguably the most iconic attraction in Ireland is that cathedral of conviviality, the Irish pub. The unique thing that this Irish institution has is that, unlike the others, it’s exportable, if you don’t count plaster-of- Paris…

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Added by Michael Quane on November 20, 2013 at 8:00pm — 4 Comments

'Live From The 33rd County': The Craic Is Mighty!

One of the benefits of being a Wild Geese member is that I am surrounded by uniquely talented and amazingly gifted individuals. I was recently asked to review a newly released CD, "Live from the 33rd County," from one of our very own Wild Geese, Mary Courtney. I…

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Added by Bit Devine on August 22, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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