When in Dublin (Ohio), you must live like the Irish. Dublin has one of the best St. Patrick’s Day celebration around – parade, Irish bars and the Blarney Bash – along with a premiere Irish Festival (August). We do it right and always have an Irish Attitude, not just St. Patrick’s Day.
Need an Irish fix now? Check out these (lucky) 7 ways to be Irish year-round in Historic Dublin!
1.) Sing along. Every Second Saturday, come down to Historic Dublin to enjoy Irish-inspired live entertainment at the corner of Bridge & High Streets, sponsored by the Dublin Convention & Visitors’ Bureau. Looking for an Irish duel? Grab a card from the Visitors’ Center and race to find all of hidden doors on the Fairy Door Trail! Visitors Center – 9 South High Street
2.) Eat like an Irishman. Order a Jameson Whiskey to go with an order of Irish Egg Rolls at Dublin Village Tavern. One of the locals’ favorite award winning appetizers are egg rolls filled with corned beef, sauerkraut, and swiss cheese with 1,000 island dressing! Round out the meal with an Irish Car Bomb Brownie, the delicious triple chocolate brownie with Guinness-whiskey caramel and Baileys whipped cream. Dublin Village Tavern – 27 South High Street
3.) Own it. Stop by Ha’penny Bridge Imports of Ireland to pick u
p your very own kilt and authentic Irish accessories – including Claddagh jewelry, scarves, and jackets. Deck every member of the family out from head to toe, including the wee little ones. While there, pick up your very own fairy door or learn how to play a penny whistle! Ha’penny Bridge Imports of Ireland – 75 South High Street
4.) Drink it all in. Need a pick-me-up?! Try Winans’ Highlander Grogg coffee – a blending of caramel and whiskey with a creamy butterscotch undertone. Not a coffee fan? Drop into J. Liu Restaurant and Bar to choose from their Irish-Inspired hot tea selection is a must! A cup of Kiss Me I’m Not Irish, anyone? Not just a great name, but a delicious tea – a smooth black tea with vanilla and Shamrock candies. Winans of Dublin – 52 South High Street and J. Liu Restaurant and Bar Dublin – 50 West Bridge Street
5.) Get in the spirit. Pick up locally made Dublin-inspired gifts at Chelsea Borough Home, including jewelry, tshirts, Dublin reclaimed wood bottle openers and signs, hand blown glass shamrock paperweights, and other Dublin-inspired artwork. Say ‘hi’ to Oscar & Meyer, official store dogs, while your in the store! Chelsea Borough Home – 54 South High Street
6.) Full of pride. Brazenhead will satisfy those cravings! Belly up and grab a Guinness to perfectly pair with their famous fish & chips – a basket of Guinness-battered cod, house made tartar sauce, spicy tabasco slaw and golden fries. Still got room? Try their Irish Crème Brule with yummy chocolate sauce inside. Brazenhead – 56 North High Street
7.) Cheers to shenanigans! Celebrate your awesome day of Irish shenanigans in Historic Dublin and pick up some fun gifts for yourself at Boho 72. Keep the fun going at home by grabbing some shamrock glass beer mugs, shamrock stone coasters, a shenanigans pillow, a knitted shamrock hat. So many options, but you really don’t have to choose! Boho 72 Boutique – 72 North High Street
Repeat often. Sláinte to the Irish Attitude!