St. patrick's day

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If it's March, then Gilles has Jameson frozen custard!

Published March 4, 2020

Every March, Gilles' Frozen Custard - the longest-running frozen custard stand in the area, dating to 1938 - at 7515 W. Bluemound Rd. brings back its popular Jameson Irish Whiskey custard in honor of St. Patrick's Day.

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St. Patrick's Day Parade cancelled for Downtown March 14

Published Feb. 12, 2020

The Shamrock Club of Wisconsin's annual St. Patrick's Day Parade will set off on its march Saturday, March 14, beginning at noon and starting at Wisconsin Avenue and Old World 3rd St. before winding its way through Downtown.

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Dublin, Ohio: A rainbow with a pot of gold on each side

Published April 5, 2019

For years, Dublin, Ohio was a quiet little gem about a dozen miles from downtown Columbus. Now, it is now a prosperous, growing community that has landed on The New York Times' 52 Places to Go in 2019 list. And it's an easy trip from Milwaukee.

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Irish pub guide

Published March 15, 2019

Milwaukee may be a city with strong German roots, but when it comes to pubs, we're as Irish as Brian Boru. Here's a guide to spots where you can kick back, relax, raise a pint and toast slainte.

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Milwaukee's best Irish pub, 2019

Published March 9, 2019

Looking for a certifiably Irish place to celebrate that most Irish of holidays, St. Patrick's Day? According to OnMilwaukee readers, County Clare is the place, storming ahead of the competition for yet another easy win in the best Irish pub category.

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The weirdest national days in the month of March

Published March 3, 2019

Ever feel like there's a random national day for every single day of the year. Well, that's because, according to the National Day Calendar website, there is. Here are the 10 goofiest ones in March.

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Free St. Patrick's Day rides return to MCTS for the 25th year

Published March 16, 2018

For the 25th year now, Milwaukee County Transit System has teamed with Miller Lite to offer free rides on St. Patrick's Day. That life-saving and convenient service returns on Saturday, March 17 from 6 p.m. until the end of regular bus service.

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Josephine Dolan built Downtown's Harp Irish Pub

Published March 14, 2018

Most Milwaukeeans know about The Harp Irish Pub at 113 E. Juneau Ave., but, sadly, few now remember its founder, Josephine Dolan, who was a beloved Brew City publican. Luckily, her granddaugher Patricia Doherty wrote in to remind us all.

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Milwaukee's best Irish pub, 2017

Published March 17, 2017

When it comes to finding a taste of Ireland and a tasty brew on St. Patrick's Day - or on any of the other 364 days of the year - OnMilwaukee readers have once again voted County Clare the best Irish pub in Milwaukee.