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Eating Out - March 16, 2012

A taste of Ireland

On St. Patrick's Day, pubs in Palo Alto and Mountain View celebrate the Irish way

by Tyler Hanley

Several years ago I traveled to Roscommon, Ireland, to explore my Irish roots with my father, uncle and twin brother. Together we traversed the quaint town where my great-great-grandfather was born, and absorbed the Celtic culture. The enchanting community was rich with pleasant residents, small shops and intimate pubs that served traditional cuisine and, naturally, Guinness stout.

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