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Retro RFH Irish Sweater Society Parading

RFH Irish Sweater Club teens of 1980
Photo/Daily Register/clip, courtesy of Chris Rowett

In light of Sunday’s Rumson St. Patrick’s Day Parade, we are reprising this popular Retro Pic of the Day, originally posted on Feb. 28, 2022. There was an Irish Sweater Club marching with a host of mini sweater wearers on the parade route. But, back in the day …

Well, St. Patrick’s Day is looming. Considering the Irish festivities that have abounded lately in the spirit of the day, thoughts turn back to a club that took the chill out of the winter’s gala holiday — the RFH Irish Sweater Society of 1980.

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A Retro Ode to Briody Bunch on St. Paddy’s Day

‘Tis St. Patrick’s Day.

So, to honor the day with some local connection, our Retro Pic of the Day takes a look at Rumson’s Briody  family, fondly referred to as The Briody Bunch.

The crew with longtime Rumson roots always marches, and rides, in the Rumson St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

Here they are!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Tell us about your favorite “bunch,” or family of Irish heritage in the area.