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St. Patrick's Day Celebrations Across the Lone Star State

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Texans love celebrating St. Patrick's Day. Across the state, pubs will be full of revelers and St. Patrick's Day festival will be held. Here are a few suggestions for where to spend your St. Patrick's Day in the Lone Star State.

1. Shamrock St. Patrick's Day Festival

What else would you expect to celebrate in a town named Shamrock? The annual Shamrock St. Patrick's Day Festival has grown into a two-day event featuring parades, music, motorcycle rally, beauty pageant, craft show, carnival and more.

2. McGonigal's Mucky Duck

Houston's premier Irish Pub, the Mucky Duck offers live music, food and drink in a uniquely Celtic atmosphere.

3. Brian O'Neill's Traditional Irish Pub

Great food, plenty of brew, top shelf live music, bar games and more have combined to make Brian O'Neill's Traditional Irish Pub a favorite Houston hangout, particularly around St. Patrick's Day.

4. O'Malley's Stage Door Pub

Over the last decade, O'Malley's Stage Door Pub has become a favorite gathering place among Galveston Island visitors and residents. O'Malley's offers over 100 different beers, a full service deli and a comfortable atmosphere.

5. Trinity Hall

Dallas' only full-service Irish pub, Trinity Hall offers live music, a menu full of Irish dishes and, of course, plenty of brew.

6. Poor David's Pub

Poor David's Pub has a reputation for offering up some of the best live music in Dallas, all set in a traditional Irish pub.

7. Tipperary Inn

An extensive menu of Irish favorites, plenty of draft beer, and great live music have combined to make the Tipperary Inn one of Dallas' favorite spots to eat and hang out.

8. BD Riley's Irish Pub

Located in Austin's 6th Street Entertainment District, BD Riley's Irish Pub offers a menu full of Irish staples, plenty of draft beer, sports on 42" plasma screen TVs, WiFi connection, live entertainment and more.

9. Mother Egan's Irish Pub

Located on Sixth Street in Austin, Mother Egan's Irish Pub has live entertainment, a menu full of Irish food and plenty of brew to keep the good times rolling.

10. Fado's Irish Pub

Fado's has all the essentials for an Irish Pub - good food, beer, sports and live entertainment - which has made it one of Austin's most popular nightspots.
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