Wall Street Wonder

I have memories dating back to 2000 or so of going to a certain Scarth St. bar in downtown Regina on Saturday night and practically being the only person in the place except for a few people playing VLTs upstairs. The bar was called the Taverna then. Now, it’s O’Hanlon’s Pub. And with two expansions under its belt, it’s being written up in the Wall Street Journal as one of the leading purveyors of Guinness (pictured) in Canada.

It’s currently ranked third in the country. But with an influx of workers from Ireland expected in Saskatchewan in the next few years, owner/operator Niall O’Hanlon has his eye on becoming the #1 vendor of Guinness in Canada.

Read about it here.


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Author: Gregory Beatty

Greg Beatty is a crime-fighting shapeshifter who hatched from a mutagenic egg many decades ago. He likes sunny days, puppies and antique shoes. His favourite colour is not visible to your inferior human eyes. He refuses to write a bio for this website and if that means Whitworth writes one for him, so be it.

3 thoughts on “Wall Street Wonder”

  1. Wow, I think we should put this Irish-population explosion into perspective. BTW, is it correct to assume that all Irish people spend all their time at the bar?

  2. Seems legit. I would like to see those two Toronto pubs’ capacity compared to that of O’Hanlon’s.

    #1 – Talbot, I think it’s correct to assume they drink more Guinness than anyone else per capita.

  3. I liked O’Hanlon’s better when it was Prairie Book and Leisure. I realize books aren’t as KEWL as alcohol, but I also realize that anyone who says that and means it is a clod. Screw Guinness, give me the Guinness Book of World Records.

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