RIP Ned Carroll

It is with regret that we had the passing of a long stallwart of Sallins, Ned Carroll, owner of the Railway Inn, or locally known as Carroll’s. Ar dheas Dé a anam.

The 10 best Irish pubs in the world (outside Ireland)

As we round off 2015 and await the arrival of 2016 I just thought I would share a nice little survey conducted by the Irish Times newspaper back in March outlining the 10 best Irish pubs in the world (outside Ireland). Might make it our mission to check them out and see for ourselves. The 10… Read more »

Dougherty’s Pub in Mount Vernon will close this month

Sad news to hear that Dougherty’s Pub in Mount Vernon will close this month, as reported by Brandon Weigel Contact Reporter Dougherty’s Pub (223 W. Chase St., [410] 752-4059,, the Irish bar that’s been in Mount Vernon since the 1990s, will close its doors on Dec. 19, owner Bill Dougherty confirmed. Doughtery, 65,… Read more »

The Disappearing Irish Pub

httpv:// Disappearing Irish Pub Very Sad We have lost nearly half our Irish Pubs in the last 20 years, and along with them a history and heritage that will soon fade to oblivion. We at the Irish Pub Hub want to preserve what is left of the amazing culture that is the Irish Pub, and… Read more »

The 26 Oldest Businesses in Ireland

The 26 Oldest Businesses in Ireland I just came across a very interesting article where they have compiled the first list of the 26 oldest businesses in Ireland, or to be more fair, the oldest businesses in each of the 26 counties. 10 of the businesses listed are… You guessed it, Irish Pubs! You can… Read more »

The Irish Pub Film

The Irish Pub Film The Irish Pub film consists of interviews with pub owners all over Ireland about what makes their pub special. This film is not about the recession. It is about passion. From the first pub I filmed, I was completely overwhelmed by the interest the Irish pub owner took in their pub… Read more »

The Irish!

“This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever.” – Sigmund Freud (about the Irish)