Celtic Pubs

What Makes A Celtic Pub?

   With the demise of Barney McColgan's Irish Pub a couple years back, the question arose again as to what makes a successful Irish Pub. Certainly, McColgan's fit a pattern that has emerged of the American Irish Pub. It incorporated a series of theme bars that had that old-world look. It was situated in an area that was growing and had easy access, a few miles off Georgia 400. It had a good mix of Irish and regular brands, along with a mix of pub and Irish food. Fridays and Saturdays were live Celtic band nights and always seemed to be crowded. So why the failure? more...

The Scottish-Irish Pub and Hearth Cookbook: Recipes and Lore from Celtic Kitchens, Kay Shaw Nelson (June 1999) Hippocrene Books; Hardcover - 272 pages

McGuire's Irish Pub Cookbook, Jessie Tirsch, McGuire Martin, Molly Martin, (July 1998), Pelican Pub Co, Hardcover - 256 pages

Banny O'Shea's
Celtic Tavern
Churchills Brit Pub
Donnelly's Irish
Durty Kelly's
Harp Irish Pub, Duluth
Harp Irish Pub, Roswell
Irish Bred Pub
   Underground Atlanta
   Peachtree City
James Joyce
Limerick Junction
Loafing Leprechaun
Loafing Leprechaun, Alpharetta
McDuff's Irish Pub
Meehan's Sandy Springs
Meehan's Vinings
M'vorneens Irish Pub
Old Blind Dog
O'Terrill's Pub
Paddy's Irish Pub
Ri Ra Irish Pub
Tabby's Irish Pub