With St Patrick’s Day right around the corner (17 March), there’s no better way to celebrate than having a pint or two over the weekend. Don your greenest outfit and enjoy some mighty craic at these top Irish pubs and bars!
Celebrate all things green at what was the first Irish pub to land in Singapore, Molly Malone’s. Here you’ll find an exciting line-up of live music, plus Guinness, ciders and wines at happy hour prices all day in the whole month of March. In addition to screening live sports all weekend long, there will be outdoor music from 6pm on 13 and 14 March, as well as from 5.30pm on 17 March.
Live music in the bar will start from 10pm. Jive to the tunes of Gan Ainm, The Craic Horse, Irish Inspirational and more. Food-wise, you can fill up with Irish stew, mini pies and fish and chips.
McGettigan’s Clarke Quay
Shake your Shamrock this St Patrick’s weekend at McGettigan’s Clarke Quay! On 13 March from 7pm, Gerry Cox will take the stage and play a wide variety of favourites like U2 and The Police, along with a few Irish folk tunes. Four-piece local band Rock Rosettes is also in the lineup to entertain with their energetic sounds.
On 14 March at 8pm, the celebrations continue with a performance by Celtic musicians The Craic Horse. The next day at 5.30pm, there will be an Irish dance show, followed by live music by Gerry Cox and Gan Aimn. On Paddy’s Day Eve (16 March), The Broken Pokers are set to perform Irish drinking songs, ballads and traditional tune sets. Celebrations on St Patrick’s Day (17 March) start at 3pm, and go late into the wee hours of the morning.
Trouble Brewing x Jameson’s Rooftop Party
This year, local independent brewery Trouble Brewing has teamed up with Irish whiskey label Jameson to throw a free-entry St Patrick’s Day party on 14 and 15 March from 4pm to 10.30pm. Bottoms up with the newly launched Trouble Maker ($12), an exclusive concoction featuring a shot of Jameson Triple Distilled Irish Whiskey with a pint of Trouble Brewing’s Pilsner, as well as $8 beers and whiskey, and $10 wines, vodka and gin.
The event will also feature Slac Satu, Singapore’s pioneering graffiti artist, who will put on a live art performance at the rooftop party. Pad your stomach with the mouth-watering Irish stew pie and Irish whiskey hot nuts from Simply Good Pies. The party extends into an afterparty with Irish band Broken Pokers, who will perform lively traditional Irish songs.
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