Named for a stretch in County Clare filled with stone structures, this no-frills Irish pub slings cheap beer, good cheer and is a Davis Square staple. There’s live traditional Irish music seven days a week. Open M-Th 11:30-1 am, F 11:30 am-2 am, Sa 10 am-2 am, Su 10 am-1 am. 247 Elm St., Somerville, 617.776.6896.
THE KINSALE IRISH PUB & RESTAURANT
Celtic craftsmanship and an interior imported directly from the old country create an atmosphere perfect for kindred spirits and hearty pints. The dining room is packed daily with local businesspeople lunching or grabbing a drink after work, while evenings and weekends afford a fun, friendly crowd ready for live music, trivia or conversation. Validated parking M-F after 5 pm, Sa-Su anytime, max three hours and minimum check $20. 2 Center Plaza, 617.742.5577.
THE WHISKEY PRIEST
Carries more than 100 whiskeys and menu ranges from traditional Irish fare to American comfort food. Roof deck and 32 beers on draft. Live music on weekends. Open M-F 11:30-2 am, Sa-Su 10-2 am. 150 Northern Ave., 617.426.8111.