251 Gallowgate, Glasgow. G4.
The Haven. 1991.
This old pub is now called The Emerald Isle. Like many of the pubs near the Glasgow Barras it has a Celtic Theme and only opens at weekends and when the football is on.
The history of this oldie can be traced back to the 1820s when James Reid occupied the premises for nearly forty years.
David Graham took over the pub in 1875, the Graham’s owned several pub in the east end of the city including Graham’s on the Saltmarket, Graeme Street, Bridge Street, Paisley Road.
The Emerald Isle, August 2005.
Other names this old pubs has had over the years, Reid’s, Graham’s, Civic Bar, The Land, Ye Land Inn, Murray’s Bar, The Emerald Isle.
To read more on the pubs on the Gallowgate read up & Doon the Gallowgate by John Gorevan. A copy can be bought for a few pounds at the Hielan Jessie on the Gallowgate or contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
1991 George McDowall.
1973-1961 James A Murray.
1937 Nathaniel Reid.
1914-1875 David Graham.
1863-1826 James Reid.
Also see a photograph of Mr Murray at the Kessington.