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Connolly’s Irish Pub: A Taste of Dublin in Hurricane


In a historic, 130-year-old building in downtown Hurricane, West Virginia, locals order bangers and mash, fish and chips, or shepherd’s pie and get a taste of Ireland from Connolly’s Irish Pub. 

A lawyer by trade, co-owner Steven Connolly had dreamed of opening his own restaurant. 

“It’s always been on my mind,” Connolly said. “I grew up as a kid watching Cheers and having a place where people can come in and hang out and everyone knows everyone’s story. It’s the social connection I love.” 

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