McCormack's Irish Pub was founded in 1998 originally as Swingers. After years of success in the area, the owner William McCormack (aka Mac) renamed the pub to McCormack's Irish Pub. McCormack's has received awards for it's live music, social environment, and also for the amazing food which is served daily.
The surname of McCormack is of patronymic origin, belonging to that category of name based on the first name of a father. In this instance the name is traceable to the personal name Cormac and the surname simply denoted "son of Cormac". The prefix " Mc " is derived from the Gaelic "Mac" meaning literally "son of".
The personal name Cormac is of Celtic origin and is translated literally as "Charioteer". The name was a very popular choice of names by parents in medieval times: this was due to the influences of the Saint of the same name. Saint Cormac was the first Bishop of Cashel an important diocese in the south of Ireland. He it was who put together a famous book of Psalms, the Cashel Psalter. He was also the King of Munster and he died in battle in AD 908. In those days the McCormack was the name of a powerful Sept in the county of Longford.
We are open 7 days a week, from 5:00PM until 2:00AM. We are open during all major holidays including Christmas Day. We serve a full bar including liquor and various wines until 1:45AM.