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Irish Fare & Hospitality without Crossing the Pond

For over two decades, the Irish Restaurant Company (IRC) has served Irish hospitality at their three local restaurants right here in Anne Arundel County. In 1998 Galway Bay was founded on Maryland Avenue in downtown Annapolis by Michael Galway. Anthony Clarke soon joined him as partner and…

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A Brief History of Irish Pubs in Annapolis

Irish pubs seem to be an Annapolitan staple but as a Georgia-transplant myself, I couldn’t help but question the seemingly deep rooted ties between Annapolis and Ireland. There are at least eight traditional Irish pubs in Anne Arundel County, an Irish Traditions store on Main Street, and the St…

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