A toast for St Patrick’s Day, “May the roof above us never fall in, and may we friends beneath it never fall out.”
March 17th each year, St Patrick’s Day, is one of the most important for Irish Pubs around the world. On this day visitors flock to their local Irish Pub to take part in the worldwide celebrations that turn the world green while enjoying a pint of the black stuff!
The Irish Pub is at the centre of our communities here in Ireland. It is a social meeting place for happy, sad and all occasions, the pub in many small towns in the epicentre of activity and social goings on.
There are more than 70 Million people around the world that claim Irish decent. These diaspora, many of which are pub operators understand the importance of staying connected to the Emerald Isle – Irish Pubs globally offer a connection like no other.
St Patrick’s Day offers an incredible Opportunity for the Irish Pubs Globally & in turn Ireland Inc.
Irish Pubs & Bars around the world are satellites of Irishness, gathering venues, which in any location around the world attract a broad spectrum of customers, exposing them to a taste of Ireland and for a moment “bringing them all back home”. Authentic Irish pubs keep an important connection from Ireland and its people to the rest of the world.
The popularity of Irish Pubs Globally however, extends beyond this one day a year… So, why are they so popular?
The popularity and appeal of Irish Pubs around the globe , in our opinion, is due to their conviviality and authenticity. Authenticity instead of transported themes is vital to the success of an Irish Pub. People engage with the sense of community, friendship and conviviality they find in an authentic Irish pub – what better place to be this St Patrick’s Day?!
Irish Pubs that express genuine Irish culture, hospitality and traditions are welcoming, making the consumer want to return again and again. By combining the key factors of accurate authentic design, great music, great food, drink and friendly welcoming staff trained in the ‘Irish way’, the Irish Pub offers a relaxed and welcoming environment – an escape from the everyday, a place to contemplate and a place to socialise.…. Of course the ‘Craic’ is essential!