Saint Patrick’s Day ( Lá Fhéile Pádraig) is Ireland’s National Holiday, it fall’s on the 17th of March each year and is named after Saint Patrick (AD 387–461), the patron saints of Ireland. It began as a purely Catholic holiday and became an official feast day in the early 17th century. It is a public holiday in Ireland, Newfoundland and Labrador and in Montserrat (Caribbean Island). It is also widely celebrated by the Irish all over the world, especially in places such as Great Britain, Canada, the United States, Japan, South Korea, Argentina, Australia, and New Zealand, among others.
In Cincinnati, Molly’s is the place to be, we will be working with the Cincinnati Gaelic Athletic Association again this year to celebrate St Patricks day and Irish heritage through music, dance, food and drink. The Cincinnati Gaelic Athletic Association is a non-profit community based organization, promoting Irish culture and heritage through the traditional Irish sports of Gaelic Football and Hurling.
Court Street, in-front of the pub is closed to traffic and each year a large 120′ x 40′ tent is set up with bars and a large stage.
Practice Day / Stout Day (Saturday March 16th @ noon) Guinness & Murphy’s are two famous stouts but there are many other great stouts out there, we will have 24 rear / unique stouts available for purchase. We will have a great line up of music, pipers and Irish dancers both in the tent and restaurant, food and beer will be available both inside and out. This year we will have a oyster bar with oysters on the 1/2 shell and an Irish whiskey bar.
St Patrick’s Day (Sunday, 17th March @ 7am) The festivities kick off with ‘Kegs & Eggs’ and the first 100 people through the door will receive a Molly’s souniver shirt, and lasts till the wee hours of the morning. With three floors in the pub, and the outside tent you can be sure to hear the best of the regions Irish bands on two stages. The Emerald Society Police & Fire, Pipes & Drums calls Molly’s home, and play throughout the day, and there is always troops of Irish dancers on hand. Ol, ceol, bia agus craic.
We know how to do it right here @ Molly’s, celebrate St Patricks Day with the Irish, see you at Molly’s.
The Fenians of northern Kentucky will hold their annual St Patrick’s mass @ the Cathedral Basilica @ 7pm on March 8th.
The Honor Guards for the Mass will be from Our Lady of Knock Division and The Saint Patrick’s Division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians. Choral selections will be rendered by the Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick Glee Club.
This is a great tradition!