The bouncer at the pop-up told people wearing green that the Irish were “lower-class citizens” who would “steal your jobs."
“People don't have the balls to say, ‘Fuck it, I'm Irish. I grew up eating it and I love it.’”
Dublin-born Oisín Rogers of The Guinea Grill, a longstanding pub in London’s Mayfair, starts his Paddy’s Day with oysters and Guinness, before moving onto stew and unexpected singing.
Why the genre has basically remained unchanged for decades—and how that's made it a prime meme breeding ground.
I sampled the many incarnations of Ireland’s best-loved stout to find out which one we should be raising a glass of this St. Patrick's Day.
When you ask for poitín, most pubs in Ireland will inform you with a scowl, “That’s illegal,” like you’ve just asked for a rock of crack.
From turnip jack-o-lanterns to apple bobbing fertility rituals, the Irish aren’t short on unusual Halloween traditions. But strangest of them all is barmbrack, a bread laced with fortune-telling rings, thimbles, and coins.
Irish stick-fighting was not only an ancient martial tradition; it became a symbol for Irish culture.
Why would someone from a neutral republic want to sign up in another country?