‘Best Irish Pub in the World’ competition entry: Finn McCool’s, New Orleans

‘A social life-jacket that kept many afloat after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina’

‘After the hurricane that special bond became even more important as many of the bar regulars, and those who played on the pub’s football team, relied on each other to give both emotional support and practical help.’

‘After the hurricane that special bond became even more important as many of the bar regulars, and those who played on the pub’s football team, relied on each other to give both emotional support and practical help.’

The Irish Times’ Generation Emigration project is on the hunt for the best Irish pub in the world outside Ireland. The following is one of the nominations. To read more click here.

Finn McCool’s is so much more than a pub. It was both a neighbourhood anchor and a social life-jacket that kept many afloat despite the devastation and catastrophic flooding that destroyed New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.

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