Category Archives: St. Patrick’s Day

Mardi Bragh Redux

Every sixth year, we catch a break that lasts two years. Yes, St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Saturday this year–the first time in my five-plus years of commuting, and five-plus years of running Trainjotting–that it does so. You either … Continue reading

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Mardi Bragh!

It’s a lethal combination: St. Patrick’s Day, and a beautiful sunny day in the 60s. The diehards in cheesy green boas and bowlers were out in force on the 8:16 this morning. (Anyone else notice how the St. Paddy’s costumes are … Continue reading

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St. Paddy’s Fun on Hudson Line

Commuters on the Hudson Line were treated to the usual St. Patrick’s Day Pogue Mahone fun–crowd-surfing, boozing, puking–on their morning train March 17. Sorry we missed it. Thanks to Conductor Bobby for this link. Of course, Cablevision’s News 12–not available … Continue reading

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Irish Hurling

Hawthorne station was not spared the aftermath of the NYC St. Patrick’s Day revelry. At least it’s warm enough so the puke won’t freeze, as in years past. Our new pal Emily over at IRidetheHarlemLine has some great day-after pictures … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Sadly, there’s not a lot of material that connects commuting with St. Patrick’s Day. So here’s the next best thing–some lyrics that pay homage to the strong men and women who did the hard work on the rails so you … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Sadly, there’s not a lot of material that connects commuting with St. Patrick’s Day. So here’s the next best thing–some lyrics that pay homage to the strong men and women who did the hard work on the rails so you … Continue reading

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