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Embrace Irish Culture At These Virginia Beach Destinations

You don't have to wander far from our luxury apartments in Virginia Beach to explore the Irish lifestyle. These local, friendly venues celebrate everything Irish with welcoming enthusiasm. From musical entertainment to Claddagh jewelry, these neighborhood venues will have you step-dancing all the way home.

Murphy's Irish Pub

Murphy's Irish Pub doesn't shy away from offering an authentic Irish experience. The family-owned and operated restaurant serves up some of the best Irish cuisine in town. You can sit around the large four-sided fireplace on chilly evenings or eat on the outdoor patio when the weather is right.

The nightly entertainment includes musical acts meant to get your feet tapping. Murphy's multiple flat-screen TVs make it the ideal destination to watch your favorite sporting events too. Look for drink specials and trivia nights throughout the year.

Pixie Treasures Celtic Shoppe

Pixie Treasures Celtic Shoppe is Virginia Beach's headquarters for quality Irish products. From teapots to jewelry to rugby jerseys, Pixie Treasures offers the community a glimpse into real Irish lore and tradition. 

Novelty items like Gaelic-speaking teddy bears or colorful Celtic tapestries for your home are also available. Fans of Guinness Stout can find a varied selection of branded gifts and clothing items in the shop. Owners Jeanne and Bob Rider are also happy to help you arrange for your own travel tour of the Emerald Isle. 

Rhodes Academy of Irish Dance

Rhodes Academy of Irish Dance teaches soft shoe, hard shoe, and ceili dances to both beginners and seasoned dancers who want to compete. Owner and instructor, Sara Rhodes Zimmerman, is an award-winning Irish dancer who once performed in Michael Flatley's renowned Lord of the Dance.

Classes are taught in Virginia Beach four evenings every week. Rhodes Academy offers a safe and friendly environment where you can get a good workout while mastering the kinetic art of Irish step dancing and jigs. 

For more cultural experiences in the Virginia Beach area, you might want to visit one of these cool historical spots. The Apartments at Spence Crossing offer luxurious living in a convenient location with the best in amenities. Contact us anytime to learn more about our community of apartments near Tidewater Community College.

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