Since Ireland has closed all pubs and bars in the run up to St Patrick’s Day tomorrow, we want to make sure you are aware that you can still celebrate it, here in the East Midlands.

These five pubs are still happily open and will be welcoming people to the festivities:

  1. O’Neill’s Nottingham

8-9 Beastmarket Hill, Nottingham NG1 6FB

0115 941 0961

2. Ryan’s Public House 

56 St Peters St, Derby DE1 1SN

01332 345577

3. The Boathouse Shardlow/ Smithy’s Marina Bar

Shardlow Marina, London Rd, Shardlow, Derby DE72 2GL

01332 799797

4. Raglan Road Irish Bar 

69-73 Derby Rd, Nottingham NG1 5BA

0115 958 3359

5. Duffy’s Bar 

18 Pocklingtons Walk, Leicester LE1 6BU

0116 255 3316

With all this choice, why don’t you go and celebrate the day with your mates and a pint of Guinness!