Come Into An Irish Pub (#740)

In this episode, we chat about the book McCarthy's Bar and then travel to the pub featured on the cover of that book - McCarthy's Bar in Castletownbere - and tell the story of a special item at the back of that pub. With lots of Irish drinking songs to keep us company along the way!

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Come Into An Irish Pub (#740)

In this episode, we feature two Irish Pub stories- intriguingly connected together. In the first story, we chat about the book McCarthy’s Bar – which gives a comical view of both the Irish Pub and the Irish by Pete McCarthy. We then travel to the pub featured on the cover of that book – McCarthy’s Bar in Castletownbere – and tell the story of a special item at the back of that pub. With lots of Irish drinking songs to keep us company along the way!

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  • “Whisky in The Jar” performed by The Dubliners.
  • “Tim Finnegan’s Wake” performed by Tommy Makem and The Clancy Brothers.
  • “Jug of Punch” performed by Tommy Makem and The Clancy Brothers.

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