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TAPintoTravels - St. Patrick’s Day is coming upon us even faster than St. Patrick chased the snakes out of Ireland.  Here are some of the areas great events to celebrate Irish pride.

March 17 Events

Hoboken - The Nerds at Willie McBride’s (see poster up in the slide show)

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Newton - Sober St. Patrick’s Day Gathering

Newton (parade) - Sussex County St. Patrick's Day Parade begins at 11:30 a.m.

New York City - The Grand Dad of St. Patrick’s Day parades will kick-off at 11 a.m. at 5th and 44th and end at 79th St.  Now celebrating its 256 year, it is not to be be missed.  Watch it live on local NBC affiliates.

Roselle Park - Borough Hall Celebrates the Holiday

South Plainfield - Flanagan’s is Celebrating It All Month

March 18 Events

Bayonne - St. Patrick’s Day Parade

South Amboy - St. Patrick’s Day Parade

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What do the Irish really think of us?

NJ Transit Bans All Beverages over St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

Whatever you do, please be true to the Irish saying, “Go to bed a little rested.  Leave the table a little hungry.  Leave the bar a little bit thirsty.  And leave this world a little bit naughty!”

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