Old Glory DC is excited to announce their partnership with Mattie and Eddie’s Irish Bar & Restaurant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — (Washington, DC – 2021) Old Glory DC is excited to announce their partnership with Mattie and Eddie’s Irish Bar & Restaurant, located at 1301 S Joyce Street in Arlington. Chef Cathal Armstrong opened Mattie and Eddies, named after his grandparents, earlier this year with the aim to serve traditional Irish dishes with modern ingredients sourced from local Virginia and Maryland farms.

Mattie and Eddie’s will play host to future Old Glory special events, player socials, pregame events, and away watch parties. Additionally, Mattie and Eddie’s will create an Old Glory Rugby Room that features a trophy case for Old Glory and local men’s, women’s, college, and youth clubs.

“Mattie and Eddie’s synchs so perfectly with the personality of Old Glory rugby,” said Old Glory Chairman Chris Dunlavey.  “An Irish pub we can help to theme around not only Old Glory, but around all the great rugby clubs and traditions of the DC area, flavored with the high end, artful cuisine of renowned chef Cathal Armstrong reflecting the ‘foodie’ culture for which DC is becoming justly well known . . . how can we NOT partner with this place?”

“Mattie and Eddie’s Irish Bar and Restaurant is very excited to embark on an exciting partnership with Old Glory Rugby,” said Chef Cathal Armstrong. “As a native of Dublin, Ireland, I’ve has been a huge rugby fan since my youth, watching matches with my parents. We are thrilled to be a part of this brilliant group of athletes.”