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    Savannah’s Guide to Iconic Irish Pubs

    Every year, people from around the world travel to Savannah for one of the most celebrated events of the year: Savannah St. Patrick’s Day! What better way to celebrate the Irish than in an Irish pub? With so many celebrations surrounding St. Patrick’s Day, you don’t want to miss out on some of Savannah’s iconic Irish pubs.

    With Savannah’s prominent Irish heritage, these pubs foster good times and a rich history. Live music, beer, great food, among other festivities makes it a St. Patrick’s Day that you don’t want to miss!


    If you are looking for a hot spot for St. Patrick’s Day, McDonough’s is the place to be. Known as the Headquarters for the St. Patrick’s Day Festival, McDonough’s is located near the parade route and is the attraction for many festivities to enjoy including a DJ in front and back of the bar to celebrate.

    McDonough’s also is one of the best karaoke bars in Savannah. Many good nights have started, or ended, or both, at McDonough’s.

    O’Connell’s Irish Pub

    O’Connell’s is known for having the best of Irish whiskey, beers, and cocktails in Savannah. It is just a small pub, but its authentic Irish memorabilia covering the walls makes it a unique experience. Located in the heart of Historic Savannah, O’Connell’s offers a relaxed atmosphere and social environment.

    The Rail Pub

    Do you love day drinking and dive bars? If so, The Rail Pub is a spot you must go to in Savannah! The Rail Pub also has quite the past as it was a watering hole for railroad laborers, a boarding house, and a brothel since its opening in 1890.

    Located in what used to be known the “Red Light” district, the Rail Pub stays true to its roots and is a great spot for St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. With $5 Forties, this is a pub you can’t miss out on!

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