NJ Irish Pub Is in the 'Bag' on Bag Day

Mar 18, 2008 Full story: The Associated Press 14

“It's an excuse to have some hair of the dog.”

Paul Murphy came all the way from Glasgow, Scotland, to stand against the back wall of The Irish Pub with a pint in his hand and a paper bag on his head.

He did not stand out in the least at the bar, which was packed Tuesday afternoon with people wearing brightly decorated paper bags atop their heads, for this was Bag Day, the second-greatest day of the year at The Irish Pub.

Each March 18, the day after St. Patrick's Day, people come from far and near to jam the joint, most wearing some sort of bag fashioned into a hat atop their head. The tradition dates back 24 years to a group of exhausted waitresses and casino workers who realized they had worked through the entire night and missed St. Paddy's Day. Read more

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Don

Hazleton, PA

#1 Mar 19, 2008
The Irish Pub is a Great place even when its not St. Pats Day.Great Cheap Food!!!
michelangelo

Portico Di Caserta, Italy

#2 Mar 19, 2008
NEWS Italy

Youtube Video TV Avellino -Italy_

Unpublished Painting date 18.1.1949
Black Man FLUTES NESSIE Loch Ness Monster
Artist M.C.ESCHER 1898-1972 NL

http://it.youtube.com/watch...
Don

Hazleton, PA

#3 Mar 19, 2008
michelangelo wrote:
NEWS Italy
Youtube Video TV Avellino -Italy_
Unpublished Painting date 18.1.1949
Black Man FLUTES NESSIE Loch Ness Monster
Artist M.C.ESCHER 1898-1972 NL
http://it.youtube.com/watch...
And this concerns the Irish Pub post how???
mark

Newark, NJ

#4 Mar 19, 2008
Don wrote:
<quoted text>And this concerns the Irish Pub post how???
don, he's just a blog clogger...the Irish pub is way too cool!!
Jim Jester

AOL

#5 Mar 23, 2008
I was telling a friend here in Phoenix about the many good times I had at the pub. I am happy to hear it is still going.
Jim Jester

AOL

#6 Mar 23, 2008
Pat..........I Love You!
jessica

Italy

#18 Jul 2, 2009
News Italy
Unpublished Painting NESSIE Loch Ness and BLACK MAN date 1949 .- Artist M.C. ESCHER 1898-1972 NL.-

youtube: NESSIE ESCHER
internet: IRPINIANEWS ESCHER
GEL

Mays Landing, NJ

#19 Jan 30, 2013
No! Irish Pub is realli racist and bartenders do a game to see how fast they can get African American people to leave,,, I'v seen it my own eyes,,, Its th manager,,, she tells her staff the bar is getting too 'dark' so dont let too mani in,,,,its a messed p place,,,, also, alot of people are paid off books,,,, its ho she gets her moni - don't be fooled! Her policies are against African Americans
Splendiforous

Massapequa Park, NY

#20 Feb 15, 2013
Sorry, it smells.
carol21

Altoona, PA

#21 Jul 26, 2013
GEL wrote:
No! Irish Pub is realli racist and bartenders do a game to see how fast they can get African American people to leave,,, I'v seen it my own eyes,,, Its th manager,,, she tells her staff the bar is getting too 'dark' so dont let too mani in,,,,its a messed p place,,,, also, alot of people are paid off books,,,, its ho she gets her moni - don't be fooled! Her policies are against African Americans
Who cares, they have good food.

Since: Nov 10

Dublin

#22 Jul 26, 2013
GEL wrote:
No! Irish Pub is realli racist and bartenders do a game to see how fast they can get African American people to leave,,, I'v seen it my own eyes,,, Its th manager,,, she tells her staff the bar is getting too 'dark' so dont let too mani in,,,,its a messed p place,,,, also, alot of people are paid off books,,,, its ho she gets her moni - don't be fooled! Her policies are against African Americans
EVERYTHING is fkkn racist to you people
Bob222

Northfield, NJ

#23 Jul 27, 2013
Dubbadub wrote:
<quoted text>
EVERYTHING is fkkn racist to you people
Got that right! Ever since Obama got in the White House,God help your ass if you look at a person of color crosseyed!And yet, i work in a social service office where I here them call each other the "N" word, all the time! You as a person not of color, would be hund out to dry, if you did! These race baiters are a dime a dozen and offer NOTHING constructive to this country, except their sorry-assed crap of "We was in chains and still are"! Bull! Get over it! Every and I mean EVERY racial group in our world has suffered at the hands of some maltreatment, or another! Take the Jews, for example. What was more horrible than what happened to them! Stuffed alive in ovens, operated on without anesthia, thrown into concentration camps, you name the atrorcity, these people suffered it! And all the Blacks can do is cry over slavery over 150 years ago? Give me a break! Guess what? Do your research on this one. It was tribel chiefs in Africa who sold their own people to the Dutch slave traders for gold and ivory. Even today, do you know you can go to Africa and pick up somebodys kid for a paultry $15.00, no questions asked? And what other country does this practice sound like this pracitice is carried on to you? Three guesses and the first two don't count! Human trafficing in is a global problem. Everything I just said, you can go on the United Nations website. It's all there!
Bob222

Tuckerton, NJ

#24 Jul 30, 2013
To the poor, uninformed souls, who felt that putting little idiotic symbols on my post would somehow detract from the truth I stated , they don't! Jerry Spence, a prominent Colorado attorney-at-law said it best: "The facts are a stubborn thing!" Enough said!
Bob222 wrote:
<quoted text>
Got that right! Ever since Obama got in the White House,God help your ass if you look at a person of color crosseyed!And yet, i work in a social service office where I here them call each other the "N" word, all the time! You as a person not of color, would be hund out to dry, if you did! These race baiters are a dime a dozen and offer NOTHING constructive to this country, except their sorry-assed crap of "We was in chains and still are"! Bull! Get over it! Every and I mean EVERY racial group in our world has suffered at the hands of some maltreatment, or another! Take the Jews, for example. What was more horrible than what happened to them! Stuffed alive in ovens, operated on without anesthia, thrown into concentration camps, you name the atrorcity, these people suffered it! And all the Blacks can do is cry over slavery over 150 years ago? Give me a break! Guess what? Do your research on this one. It was tribel chiefs in Africa who sold their own people to the Dutch slave traders for gold and ivory. Even today, do you know you can go to Africa and pick up somebodys kid for a paultry $15.00, no questions asked? And what other country does this practice sound like this pracitice is carried on to you? Three guesses and the first two don't count! Human trafficing in is a global problem. Everything I just said, you can go on the United Nations website. It's all there!
call the Pub

Sicklerville, NJ

#25 Aug 16, 2013
When in AC and need PD, I call the Pub instead of 911; more responses there!

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