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Ironbound Irish-American Association

Founded in 1934

Ironbound Irish-American Association

Founded in 1934

The Ironbound Irish is a fraternal organization consisting of men of Irish birth or extraction which was founded to foster and encourage friendship, understanding and social and cultural activities among its members in the United States.

What’s the Craic?

Next Meeting

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The next meeting of the Irish


March 30 @ 12PM


Knights of Columbus

194 River Rd, North Arlington


This will be the last meeting before the dance.  If you haven’t already, please reserve your tickets.

Sean O’Neill - Grand Marshal Newark Parade

Sean O’Neill

We have lots of parades coming up and we sincerely hope you can come out and support us, especially at home in Newark on Friday, March 15!

Our very own Sean O’Neill is the Grand Marshal and we would love to see lots of members and supporters out there with us.


Grand Marshal Reception honoring Sean on Thursday, February 28, 6P-9P at PJ Ryan’s at the Rock.

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Dinner Dance

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Our 29th Annual Dinner Dance is Saturday, April 13, 2019 at the Hanover Manor.  This year marks our organization’s 85th anniversary and we are honoring John Rieger as our Irishman of the Year, Mayor Jim Fife with Community Service Recognition and The O’Neill Family with a Legacy Award.

Tickets are available now and we hope to see lots of friends and supporters there.

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What in the world is craic?

Craic - noun (/kraek/ KRAK) or “crack” is a term for news, gossip, fun, entertainment and enjoyable conversation, particularly prominent in Ireland

Upcoming Events

March 2 - Saturday

Nutley Irish - St. Patrick’s Day Parade

All day

Holy Family Church, 28 Brookline Ave, Nutley

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March 2 - Saturday

Nutley Irish - St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The Ironbound Irish look forward to marching in Nutley and we hope to see you there.

All day

Holy Family Church, 28 Brookline Ave, Nutley

March 9 - Saturday

Seaside St. Patrick’s Day Parade

All day

Seaside Heights

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March 9 - Saturday

Seaside St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The Ironbound will be marching in the Seaside Parade.


Memebers: If you are taking the bus from The Post, get your $ in soon.

All day

Seaside Heights

March 15 - Friday

Newark St. Patrick’s Day Parade

All day

PJ Ryan’s at the Rock

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March 15 - Friday

Newark St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The Ironbound Irish are proud to march in our home parade, which we helped start.  We are especially happy this year to march behind longtime member, and past president Sean O’Neill who has been chosen as the Grand Marshal.  Please come out and support Sean and the Irish!

All day

PJ Ryan’s at the Rock

April 13 - Saturday

29th Annual Dinner Dance

6:30PM - 11:30PM

Hanover Manor, 16 Eagle Rock Ave, East Hanover, NJ 07936

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April 13 - Saturday

29th Annual Dinner Dance

Tickets are $90 each and include open bar, cocktail hour, sit down dinner, choice of entree, Venetian table, coffee and tea.  Entertainment provided by DJ.


Accommodations can be obtained at the Courtyard Marriott ($89 king, $99 2 Queens) 973-887-8700.  Remember to mention the Ironbound Irish room block.


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6:30PM - 11:30PM

Hanover Manor, 16 Eagle Rock Ave, East Hanover, NJ 07936

August 3 - Saturday

Picnic at the Monmouth Racetrack

12PM - 5PM

Monmouth Racetrack, 175 Oceanport Ave, Oceanport, NJ 07757

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August 3 - Saturday

Picnic at the Monmouth Racetrack

We will be hosting our annual picnic at the racetrack again this year.  It’s always a great day.  Stay tuned for information in the coming months.

12PM - 5PM

Monmouth Racetrack, 175 Oceanport Ave, Oceanport, NJ 07757

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