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Irish Session Plays for Over Thirty Years in Houston Pubs

Traditional Irish music has been played for more than 30 years by a random group of people in Houston nearly every Wednesday night in two pubs. This so-called “Irish Session” began at The Red Lion on Main Street, but when that burned down, it moved to McGonigel’s Mucky Duck where it’s been happening for the […]

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Traditional Irish music has been played for more than 30 years by a random group of people in Houston nearly every Wednesday night in two pubs.

This so-called “Irish Session” began at The Red Lion on Main Street, but when that burned down, it moved to McGonigel’s Mucky Duck where it’s been happening for the last 20-odd years.

Houston Matters‘ Irish Correspondent Edel Howlin went along to one of these events to mark this St. Patrick’s Day.