Friday Happy Hour – Live Music, Dinner & Trivia

This Friday, Dec. 16th, The Dangerous Gentlemen are back at the Shillelagh to perform their own brand of rockin’, jumpin’, shufflin’ and strollin’ blues for our happy hour celebration. The kitchen opens at 6pm with full menu plus weekly specials.

The live music will be followed at 9:00 by Team Trivia. Free to play and cash prizes to winning teams!

As always, the Shillelagh is open to the public and all are welcome, so tell your friends and come on up!!


Friday Night Happy Hour – Friday November 18th!

The Shillelagh Club welcomes back The Pine Sap Kings to play for our Happy Hour festivities from 6-8, followed by Team Trivia at 9.

The Pine Sap Kings are a New Jersey-based acoustic trio featuring guitar, string bass, harmonica, and washboard. They draw from a mix of styles, playing originals and the music of others, ranging from Americana, country blues, bluegrass, blues, country, and folk. The lineup includes West Orange’s own Jerry Fabris on guitar, harmonica, and vocals, Larry Ghiorsi on bass and vocals and Elizabeth Surles on guitar, washboard, and vocal.

The kitchen will be open offering a great pub menu as well as dinner specials.

Give Us Your Blood!

Sunday, 11/20 at 9am – The 10th Annual Frank Schott Blood Drive at The Shillelagh Club

We are nearing 1000 pints of blood collected in 10 years!! Free full Irish Breakfast for all donors, courtesy of Stage Left, New Brunswick, NJ.  We need everyone to invite their friends and family. Share this with everyone you know! We rely heavily on advance appointments in order to make this major event run smoothly. Please, please make your appointment online today!:

Shillelagh Happy Hour – 11/11

This week’s Friday happy hour features live music by the Shillelagh’s own Will O’Connor and his Live Acoustic Show!  Always a great time.

The kitchen opens at 6pm with pub menu plus weekly dinner special.

There is also a DeNogla Irish Dance fundraiser at 7pm for anyone interested – $25 for beer/wine.  If you do not wish to partake in the DeNogla fundraiser the club will still be open for our regularly scheduled happy hour without any extra charge.


This Friday,11/4 the Shillelagh Club welcomes back Dean Dobbs for our Happy Hour celebration from 6 til 8, followed by Team Trivia at 9pm.

 The kitchen opens at 6pm this and every Friday with regular pub menu plus weekly dinner special: chicken kabob w/ onions, peppers, & tomatoes over rice.

 Dean is a guitarist and singer/songwriter who regularly plays at Irish Pubs and Fairs in Northern New Jersey, NY, and PA. He is a favorite with fans that come to shows to hear performances of traditional Irish Folk Songs and those written by: The Wolfe Tones, The Dubliners, Clancy Brothers, The Furey’s, Christy Moore, The Saw Doctors, The Pogues, Flogging Molly and many others along with requests for original tunes. Dean has performed festivals and benefits that were headlined by the likes of Black 47, Gael Force, Cherish the Ladies, Celtic Cross, Seanchi & The Unity Squad, Spirit of 16, Kilbrannan, The Dicey Riley Band and the Eamonn Ryan Band to name a few.


The Shillelagh Halloween Party – Featuring Poor Man’s Opera!

At 7pm on Friday 10/28 it’s the Annual Shillelagh Halloween party – always guaranteed to be a scary good time!

Special dinner menu with drink specials and a night of rock n’ roll with our very own Mark Moran and his band “The Poor Man’s Opera”.

Costumes optional but encouraged. Prizes for best costume!  This year there we’re planning for an 80s theme, so special prize for the best 80s rocker costume!

The kitchen will be open for dinner starting at 6pm with the full regular menu, plus weekly special: Pumpkin Ravioli in vodka sauce with spinach and tomato. There will also be a pumpkin pie dessert special!

Free admission – As always, we are open to the public!


Shillelagh Club Happy Hour – Friday 10/14

This Friday evening the Shillelagh Club welcomes  back one of our favorite performers, Christopher Bolger with special guests Ben Asher and West Orange’s own Paul Crane to play the very best of classic rock and pop for our Happy Hour celebration.

The kitchen will be open offering a full pub menu plus dinner special, Chicken Primavera: chicken breast served with squash, zucchini, sundried tomato, & mushrooms over mashed potatoes in a light pink sauce.

Why not stop by the Club after work for a bite, a beer and to hear some great tunes? The Shillelagh is open to the public and all are welcome!



Happy Hour at the Shillelagh Club – Friday Sept. 30th

This Friday Sept. 30th, the Shillelagh Club welcomes back “The Dangerous Gentlemen” to play our weekly Happy Hour gathering starting at 6.

The Dangerous Gentleman are a blues combo featuring: Harry Armesto – Harmonica/Vocals, Bill Hunt – Guitar, Richard Senatore – Drums, and special guest bassist, West Orange’s own Adam M. Gustavson.

The kitchen opens at 6pm with full menu plus weekly special: Chicken rigatoni with spinach and sun dried tomatoes in garlic sauce.

dangerCome on up and enjoy some great food, drinks and music. The Club is open to public and all are welcome!