Top Irish pubs to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

15th March, 2016 by Annie Hayes

Coleman’s Authentic Irish Pub, New York, US

colemansColeman’s dedication to the Irish theme is commendable – there’s a telephone booth for leprechauns outside, a huge shamrock is painted on to the ground for St. Patrick’s Day, and the venue even runs an annual green beer festival – but even more impressive is the history of the pub and surrounding area. Coleman’s has been a token of the historic Irish neighborhood of Tipperary Hill since 1933, when it first opened as a working men’s club. The area features an upside-down traffic light, which came about after Irish children in the 1920s repeatedly broke the light until the city changed it – angry that “the British red” was above the “Irish green”. History aside,

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