Rí Rá Las Vegas Rings in the Irish New Year with Pub-Wide Toast at 4 p.m. Dec. 31

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Rí Rá Las Vegas Rings in the Irish New Year with Pub-Wide Toast at 4 p.m. Dec. 31

Rí Rá Las Vegas invites guests to kick off their New Year’s Eve celebration early by toasting to the arrival of the Irish New Year at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 31.

 

At 4 p.m. Rí Rá will lead guests in a pub-wide celebratory toast as Ireland enters 2015. At 8:45 p.m., The Black Donnellys will keep the party rocking when they kick off their live performance. In addition to ringing in the Irish New Year, the pub will make a second toast at midnight to commemorate the Las Vegas New Year.

 

During the party, Rí Rá will feature special menu items, including Lamb Lollipops ($11.95), Pork Belly Encrusted Halibut ($27.95), Surf and Turf ($29.95), Prime Rib Carvery ($24.95 – $26.95) and Champagne Sorbet ($6.95) for dessert. Guests may also enjoy the pub’s Whiskey Tour of Ireland ($16), a specialty tasting of four half-ounce servings of fine whiskeys including Jameson Whiskey, Bushmills Whiskey, Redbreast and Michael Collins. The pub’s New Year’s Eve party is free and open to the public.

 

About Rí Rá Las Vegas
Crafted in the warm pub style of 19th century Ireland, Rí Rá Las Vegas is located inside The Shoppes at Mandalay Place.  The authentic Irish pub features a multitude of artifacts that were carefully restored in Wicklow, Ireland and shipped to their new home in Las Vegas.  Rí Rá Las Vegas contains an authentic Victorian Shop bar that began its life in Ireland in the 1880s, a whiskey bar adorned with an original glazed jewelry cabinet from 1900, an oak floor from a whiskey distillery and an 8-foot-tall, 500-pound carved plaster statue of St. Patrick dating back to 1850.  The pub hosts live entertainment seven nights a week in a music room constructed with artifacts dating back to 1890 from the Olympia Theater in Dublin, Ireland. Born and raised in Dublin, Rí Rá Las Vegas owners David Kelly and Ciaran Sheehan have been close friends since they were 14-years-old. Kelly and Sheehan later partnered with Jay Luther, whom Kelly met while working for Guinness. Rí Rá Las Vegas is one of 10 pubs the trio has opened in the U.S.

 

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Rí Rá Las Vegas January Listings

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Rí Rá Las Vegas January Listings

 

Locals Lunch and Dinner Special
Rí Rá Las Vegas continues to offer locals 40 percent off lunch and dinner food items every Friday throughout January. Guests must present a valid Nevada ID to receive the discount. This special cannot be combined with other offers.

 

Rí Rá Loyalty Card
Loyal customers who sign up for a Rí-Wards card can collect points for every dollar spent at Rí Rá. As points accumulate, members enjoy exclusive offers and gifts from the pub, including discounts on food, drinks and merchandise. In 2013, Rí-Wards members will receive a $10 gift card for every $200 spent and earn double points during lunch hours. Rí-Wards cards must be picked up and activated at the pub and then can be registered online.

 

January Food & Drink Specials
This month, Rí Rá invites guests to enjoy a draft beer sampler ($7), featuring 5-ounce samples of Guinness, Harp, Smithwick’s and Half & Half, a mix of Guinness and Harp. The pub also offers its signature Bushmills Irish Coffee, made with French press coffee and Bushmills Irish Whiskey, for $7.

In January, the pub serves up a traditional, house-made potato and green onion Boxty ($15.95). Guests may choose from three preparations: chicken, mushroom and leek with parsley sauce; cottage pie with cheddar sauce; or roast salmon and tomato with lemon dill sauce. Each Boxty is served with traditional Irish champ and sautéed squash and includes a choice of Garden or Caesar side salad.

Rí Rá Las Vegas Nightly Entertainment
Guests can enjoy live, authentic Irish music nightly during dinner and evening hours with many of the bands coming directly from Ireland.

John Windsor
Jan. 7, 14, 21, & 28 at 8:45 p.m.
A permanent entertainment fixture in Irish pubs throughout Las Vegas for more than a decade, John Windsor is a multi-talented performer who uses a signature personal touch to put a smile on the faces of his audience. Windsor provides nonstop entertainment throughout his sets by blending guitar, harmonica and amazing vocals into one spectacular performance.

Cray & Dempsey Experience
Jan. 8, 9, 10, 13, 15, 16, 17 & 20 at 8:45 p.m.
Jan. 11, 12, 18 & 19 at 9 p.m.
The Cray & Dempsey Experience is anything but typical and the group’s performances provide audiences with one of the most unique Irish experiences they will ever see. The pair has been together for the better part of 25 years and brings several genres of music together, including rap, rock and Irish folk. They put their own spin on songs such as “Gin & Juice,” “Sweet Caroline” and “500 Miles,” along with many all-time favorites from the 70s through today’s top hits. Whether audience members are seeing The Cray & Dempsey Experiencefor the first time or are faithful followers, they can expect the best during each and every performance. The Cray & Dempsey Experience isa rude, crude and Irish band who keeps rocking and the audience loves them.

The Wild Colonial Bhoys
Jan. 22, 23, 24 & 27 at 8:45 p.m.
Jan. 25 & 26 at 9 p.m.
The Minneapolis-based band Wild Colonial Bhoys weave a signature blend of edgy rock with traditional Irish music to create their unique sound. Back in August, the band released its first CD Heads or Tails on its independent label Steel Creek Records. The double album was the band’s first release of new material since 2007. The songs are upbeat and catchy and feature Adam Coolong on vocals and guitar; Geno Carlson on guitar and vocals; Cody McKinney on bass, vocals and bodhrán; and Tony Comeau on fiddle. Wild Colonial Bhoys average 250 shows a year, including major Irish festivals, bars, pubs, street shows and private parties.

The Folksmen D.C.
Jan. 29, 30 & 31 at 8:45 p.m.
The Folksmen D.C. is a Dublin-based trad / folk rock band featuring Dave Browne, a Guinness World Record holder for marathon guitar playing, who plays mandolin and guitar. The band will perform a fun selection of folk and traditional Irish songs that provide an entertaining introduction to the historical origins of Irish music.

About Rí Rá Las Vegas
Crafted in the warm pub style of 19th century Ireland, Rí Rá Las Vegas is located inside The Shoppes at Mandalay Place.  The authentic Irish pub features a multitude of artifacts that were carefully restored in Wicklow, Ireland and shipped to their new home in Las Vegas.  Rí Rá Las Vegas contains an authentic Victorian Shop bar that began its life in Ireland in the 1880s, a whiskey bar adorned with an original glazed jewelry cabinet from 1900, an oak floor from a whiskey distillery and an 8-foot-tall, 500-pound carved plaster statue of St. Patrick dating back to 1850.  The pub hosts live entertainment seven nights a week in a music room constructed with artifacts dating back to 1890 from the Olympia Theater in Dublin, Ireland. Born and raised in Dublin, Rí Rá Las Vegas owners David Kelly and Ciaran Sheehan have been close friends since they were 14-years-old. Kelly and Sheehan later partnered with Jay Luther, whom Kelly met while working for Guinness. Rí Rá Las Vegas is the 12th pub the trio has opened in the U.S.

 

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Rí Rá Las Vegas Introduces Rí-Wards Card By Giving Away A Trip To Ireland

Rí Rá LAS VEGAS INTRODUCES RI-WARDS CARD BY GIVING AWAY A TRIP TO IRELAND

Rí Rá Las Vegas introduces the Rí-Wards Card, a new loyalty card program that allows guests to collect points for every dollar spent at Rí Rá. As points accumulate, members enjoy exclusive offers and gifts from the pub, including discounts on food, drinks and merchandise.

To celebrate the new loyalty program, Rí Rá is offering customers who sign up for a Rí-Wards Card the chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime trip for two to Ireland. Those who register their card online will be entered to win the trip and join Ri Ra’s Craic Tour Sept. 16-22, 2012. Hosted by Ri Ra’s founders and Irish natives, David Kelly and Ciaran Sheehan, the Craic Tour takes travelers all over Ireland, exploring rolling landscapes, local pubs, villages and more. The trip includes flight, transportation and accommodation for both guests.

Rí-Wards cards must be picked up and activated at the pub before they can be registered online.

About Rí Rá Las Vegas
Crafted in the warm pub style of 19th century Ireland, Rí Rá Las Vegas is located inside The Shoppes at Mandalay Place.  The authentic Irish pub features a multitude of artifacts that were carefully restored in Wicklow, Ireland and shipped to their new home in Las Vegas.  Rí Rá Las Vegas contains an authentic Victorian Shop bar that began its life in Ireland in the 1880s, a whiskey bar adorned with an original glazed jewelry cabinet from 1900, an oak floor from a whiskey distillery and an 8-foot-tall, 500-pound carved plaster statue of St. Patrick dating back to 1850.  The pub hosts live entertainment seven nights a week in a music room constructed with artifacts dating back to 1890 from the Olympia Theater in Dublin, Ireland.  Born and raised in Dublin, Rí Rá Las Vegas owners David Kelly and Ciaran Sheehan have been close friends since they were 14-years-old. Kelly and Sheehan later partnered with Jay Luther, whom Kelly met while working for Guinness. Rí Rá Las Vegas is the 12th pub the trio has opened in the U.S.

Follow Rí Rá Las Vegas on Facebook and Twitter for the latest news and updates.