irish

Detroit

This Bar Banned All Irish People on St. Patrick's Day as a Social Experiment

The bouncer at the pop-up told people wearing green that the Irish were “lower-class citizens” who would “steal your jobs."
Jelisa Castrodale
3.19.18
Lists

Here Are 19 Things You Could Do Instead of Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day

Live! Your! Life!
VICE Staff
3.16.18
Features

A Quick Guide to the Unkillable Power of Irish Country Music

Why the genre has basically remained unchanged for decades—and how that's made it a prime meme breeding ground.
Brian Coney
1.22.18
food allergies

I’m an Irishman with a Lethal Potato Allergy

My life-threatening allergy to fries, mashed potatoes, and even potato vodka has made life difficult—and painfully ironic. But I've always wondered what my fate would've been like if I’d been born in Ireland some 200 years ago.
Kevin Zawacki
9.1.17
UK Elections

Meet the tiny Irish party keeping Theresa May in power

David Gilbert
6.9.17
beer

Guinness Original, Guinness Foreign Extra, Jamaican Dragon Stout: Which Guinness Tastes the Best?

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.
Nell Frizzell
3.17.17
FIGHTLAND

Real Irish Fighting: A History of Shillelagh Law and Hob-Nailed Boot Stomping

Irish stick-fighting was not only an ancient martial tradition; it became a symbol for Irish culture.
L.A. Jennings
10.13.16
Make this

This Irish Coffee Is Your Boozy, Buzzy Weekend Hangover Cure

Last night was great until this morning. Wake up and make this delicious coffee recipe that will help ease your weekend pain before you do it all over again tonight.
Munchies Staff
4.30.16
Stuff

Young People in Ireland Are Taking More Psychoactive Drugs Than Anyone Else in Europe

A study released this week found that young people in Ireland are big into "new psychoactive substances." So we tried to work out why.
David Gilmour
4.8.16
Internet Exploring

Watch This Guy Crowd Surf Shirtless During an Irish Pub's Killers Sing Along

Open Up Your Eager Eyes.
Byron Yan
3.28.16
Stuff

​​White Men Can’t Drunk: St. Patrick’s Day and Privilege

If you come to Manhattan on St. Patrick's Day, there are scenes to behold of local-nightly-news B-roll pageantry, but really the day is a calamity, a demolition derby of male ego and the limits of human biology.
John Saward
3.19.16
Booze

How to Celebrate St. Paddy's Day in NYC Without Stepping into a Bar

O’Shit! It’s St. Patrick’s Day, and whether you lose your way from the pub crawl, your booze cruise capsizes, or you get kicked out of every bar in NYC, you’re definitely gonna need a few alternate party spots for the “Big Green Night.”
Male Chef
3.17.16
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