How It’s New York: New Jersey baby! 
How It’s Irish:  What’s more Irish than St. Patrick’s Day? It’s one of the musicians’ big money-makers, and since that’s not good enough, we’ll add HALFWAY in there too. Mike Farragher, who blogs for this site and also writes for the Irish Voice, has a new book of essays to follow up on his first, This Is Your Brain on Shamrocks.”

 The Festival in Sea Girt is a particularly fun one! We went last year, and here’s our preview article about it!

The 1/2 Way to St. Patricks Day “This Is Your Brain on Shamrocks” Book Tour is here! Check out these exciting festival appearances and concerts this Fall! 

9/15 NJ Shore Irish Festival Main Stage at 3:45-4PM located at the Sea Girt Armory in Sea Girt, NJ Website:

9/27  Writer’s Salon at the  Irish American Cultural Institute 1 Lackawanna Place in Morristown, NJ. 973-605-1991 (across from train station) 7-9PM

9/29 Jersey City Irish Festival with Black 47! Exchange Place Jersey City, NJ 3:30PM

11/4 Puck, Doylestown, NJ Rock and Read with Seamus Kelleher

Check out Mike Farragher’s Book at