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Hattiesburg residents look for taste of Ireland on St. Patrick's Day

Patrons enjoy an Irish-inspired buffet lunch at Hattiesburg's Keg and Barrel Tuesday. Patrons enjoy an Irish-inspired buffet lunch at Hattiesburg's Keg and Barrel Tuesday.
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Lots of Hattiesburg residents Tuesday were looking to celebrate the luck of the Irish in some way on St. Patrick's Day.

And many decided to sample some authentic food and beverages from the Emerald Isle at the Hub City's Keg and Barrel. 

A special "Irish" buffet was offered, featuring beef, cabbage, potatos and stew.  

"It's a fun holiday for everybody and it's something that everybody has really gravitated towards," said Diana Pennington, general manager of Keg and Barrel.      

"The menu is very traditional, with corned beef, cabbage, Guinness stew," said Alex Ignatiev of Hattiesburg, who was enjoying the holiday lunch. 

It's the 10th year for Keg and Barrel to help folks celebrate the holiday. 

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