The Irish Embassy Pub


Movie Nights Starting Next Wednesday!!!
August 27, 2009, 10:35 am
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Head to the Downstairs Pub Wednesday, Sept. 2 at 7:00pm as we partner with the Durango Independent Film Festival to bring you Best of the Fest Nights! Movies will be every Wednesday at 7:00, and for $5 you can catch some amazing films from this year’s festival and years past. We’re kicking it off with the 2009 Adventure Sports Program (which includes Chalk It Up, Board to Death, Continuum, and Life as a Movie). Seating is limited so grab your friends and get there early!!! http://durango.bside.com/2009/films

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The First Annual Great Durango Homemade Boat Race!
August 20, 2009, 11:41 am
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Gather your friends and your coworkers for The First Annual Great Durango Homemade Boat Race! This exciting event will take place Saturday, September 12th at 2pm. Boats can be made of any non-inflatable or motorized device. There is no limit to the number of people on a team, but at least one team member must ride in the boat. Not interested in building a boat? Follow the crowd to The Irish Embassy Pub, where awards will be presented (Best Dressed, Titanic, and more!) immediately following the race. There’s an entry fee of $30 per team; this, along with the Pub’s proceeds from the day will be donated to The Mercy Health Foundation. Call Mild to Wild at 247-4789 to reserve your space today!! 

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Letter of thanks from Tim & Darlene
August 14, 2009, 4:12 pm
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Winning the tour of Ireland on Saint Patrick’s Day given by Guinness and The Irish Embassy Pub here in Durango was a remarkable experience for Tim and I, as we’d always dreamed and wished we could visit Ireland since Tim my husband has family heritage there, after being there a few days we thought Wow!!  What a beautiful charming country. The green rolling farm hills, the beautiful flowers, the fat cows, the farmers driving their tractors down the smallest country roads at 60 miles an hour, also driving on the opposite side of the car shifting on the opposite side took some getting use to with a few choice words flowing out of my husband Tim’s mouth. We noticed that the road signs and road rules were very different than ours here in America what a trip!  We were treated so wonderful by the Irish folks; visiting about 20 different Irish pubs each one just as charming as the other with outstanding musicians playing with all their hearts, Irish voices singing about good old Ireland set everyone dancing and toasting a perfect Guinness! We had so much fun the castles were intriguing and a little scary I thought I saw a ghost not for sure though. The Cliffs of Mohr were breath taking the ocean so powerful and beautiful; the huge cliff rocks were a site to see a castle sitting right on top with such history behind it. I even enjoyed being apart of Ladies Day At the Galway Horse races, as I entered the Guinness Tent wearing my fabulous hat that was my great grandmothers, I was stopped right away by a couple of camera men from a the TV show called Total Expose they just had to interview me, of course I told them I was from Durango Co and that Guinness and my Irish pub were the reason we won this trip!

 I could write a book about how special this trip was but with four hundred and fifty pictures we will be reminiscing for a long time!

I want to give a special thanks to Guinness and our very own pub here in Durango Co. The Irish Embassy – Love you Guys!

 

Sincerely, Tim & Darlene Redmond

 Love you Guys!



Newsletter!!!
August 7, 2009, 12:38 pm
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Have you signed up to receive the Pub’s monthly newsletter? If not, visit the website www.theirishembassypub.com and sign up!! The inaugural issue will be released soon – don’t miss out on all the latest buzz, upcoming events, and best of all – coupons!!! Sign up today!



Headed home
August 6, 2009, 9:04 am
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Alas, our trip for Darlene and Timothy has come to an end and they’re on their way back to sunny Durango. Stay tuned – we’ll have to hear from them how they enjoyed their FREE trip and see if they have any great pictures to share!!



In Dublin’s Fair City
August 5, 2009, 8:41 am
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Darlene and Timothy are now visiting Dublin. The Guinness Storehouse is definitely a stop on their list. http://www.guinness-storehouse.com/en/Index.aspx Your ticket actually contains a drop of Guinness in it – pretty unique! At the end of the tour you’ll come to the Gravity Bar – this is where you receive your complimentary pint of Guinness. The bar has 360 degree panoramic views across Dublin City – it really is one of the most spectacular places to visit in Dublin.



Driving across the countryside
August 3, 2009, 9:09 am
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Our good friends should be in Doolin now, possibly taking photos of Doonagore Castle (it’s a private home these days and inaccessible to the public). They’re staying at the Hotel Doolin, which is owned by one of the Pub owners, Jim Shannon. http://www.hoteldoolin.ie/ Hope they’re having great weather!!