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New Irish Pub is Coming Soon to Gay Street

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega New Irish Pub is Coming Soon to Gay Street

Long after the rest of Downtown’s kitchens turn out their lights, Chad Barnhart’s Irish Pub will nourish the liquor-laden bellies of his patrons. “It’s like everything shuts down between midnight and one,” he said. “By one o’clock I’m ready for a good sandwich and another drink.” Barnhart, a self-described country boy with a love for […]

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The Three-Legged Mare to Replace O’Shaughnessy’s Pub

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Three-Legged Mare to Replace O’Shaughnessy’s Pub

O’Shaughnessy’s Pub closed their doors in the Arena District nearly six months ago, but a new tenant is now on the way. The Three-Legged Mare is the name of the new bar that will be located at 401 North Front Street, according to an email that was distributed today to area businesses. The new venue […]

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Review: Michael O’Toole’s Restaurant & Bar

 Morgan Kelley Review: Michael O’Toole’s Restaurant & Bar

Looks can be deceiving. That was the theme of my recent visit to Michael O’Toole’s Restaurant and Bar. The large sign outside the restaurant claims that they were established in 1898, but in reality they only opened last year. The faux establishment date is a throwback to the history behind the owner’s family, and not […]

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McFadden’s Irish Pub Being Replaced with Kildare’s Irish Pub

Walker Evans Walker Evans McFadden’s Irish Pub Being Replaced with Kildare’s Irish Pub

The South Campus Gateway is losing one Irish Pub and gaining another. McFadden’s just closed their doors at 1576 North High Street, but they’re not going to be closed for long. Kildare’s Irish Pub will be taking their place soon, with less emphasis on college bar and more emphasis on the restaurant environment. The new […]

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2010 Guide to St. Patrick’s Day in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Officially, St. Patrick’s Day isn’t until Wednesday, but that’s not stopping a lot of people from celebrating early this year. The regular staple of Irish & Irish-themed Pubs around Columbus are bound to be hopping all weekend long. The lineup includes Brazenhead and Byrne’s near Grandview, Mac’s Cafe in the Short North, O’Shaughnessy’s in the […]

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Cavan Irish Pub Opening Soon in Merion Village

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Merion Village will be gaining another neighborhood nightlife option as Cavan Irish Pub opens their doors at 1409 South High Street next week. The venue features a large rectangular bar, several dartboards, and a large outdoor patio out back that will be expanded this coming Spring. We sat down recently for an interview with owner/partner […]

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2009 Guide to St. Patrick’s Day in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans

St. Patrick’s Day is tomorrow, which in Columbus mostly means a day of getting pinched and a night of drinking green beer. If you’re not sure where to go, Columbus has a variety of Irish Pubs as well as regular bars with Irish-sounding names. There’s Brazenhead and Byrne’s near Grandview, Mac’s Cafe in the Short […]

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