Pubs Irish pubs and Irish friendly bars abound in the area. Family run pubs such as
the Oasis, Mo and O'Malleys, Abbey Road, and Sarah's in Hampton provide good pints,
wee drams, and traditional foods. A growing number of multiple-outlet pubs such as
Murphy's Grand Irish Pub, Keagan's, Finn McCool's, and Kelly's Tavern are popular
watering holes, especially with the twenty and thirty somethings.
Music Irish music
can be heard on the seabreeze every night of the week! Murphy's has live music every
night. The Oasis Cafe and Bar is home to a grand music session every Wednesday night
and Irish nights several times a month. Mo and O'Malleys on Granby Street in Norfolk
offers traditional and modern Irish sounds. Tidewater Friends of Folk Music feature
Irish concerts. The Jewish Mother and the NORVA present touring Irish bands such
Drop Kick Murphy, The Saw Doctors, The Fighting Jameson’s, Floggin Molly, and the
Shopping A good Irish rasher, black currant candy, and familar products of Ireland
are available right here. The British Shop on Witchduck Road stocks Irish foods including
meats, candies, canned goods, teas and beers. The Celtic Cottage in Virginia Beach
offers a selection of dance supplies and Irish merchandise. Pixie Treasures carries
a full line of Celtic items in the MacArthur mall.
Visitors to Hampton Roads find a thousand Irish welcomes as well as sun, sun, sun.
The area is known for its beaches, fishing, sailing, jet skiing, surfing, historical
sightseeing, and cultural offerings, but when the sun sets, even the most homesick
Irish man or woman will find a place to relax and enjoy the craic.