A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeye's fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from March 02, 2020
“May the luck of the Irish lead to happiest heights…” (Irish blessing)

A St. Patrick’s Day poem is:

“May the luck of the Irish
Lead to happiest heights.
And the highway you travel
Be lined with green lights!”


Authorship is unknown. The poem was printed in the book By Death Or Divorce ... it Hurts to Lose (1976) by Amy Ross Young.


Google Books
By Death Or Divorce ... it Hurts to Lose
By Amy Ross Young
Denver, CO: Ac膰ent Books
1976
Pg. 93:
May the luck of the Irish
Lead to happiest heights.
And the highway you travel,
Be lined with GREEN LIGHTS.

Newspapers.com
15 March 1985, The Evening Press (Binghamton, NY), pg. 5D, col. 5 classified ad:
May the Luck of the Irish,
Lead to Happiest Heights,
And the highway you travel
Be lined with Green Lights!

Google Groups: alt.romance
An Irish Blessing
Patrick E Fleming
3/4/92
May the luck of the Irish
Lead to happiest heights
And the highway you travel
Be lined with green lights!

Newspapers.com
17 March 1998, The Star Press (Muncie, IN), “Irish or not, count your blessings this St. Patrick’s Day” by Esther Towns, pg. 3D, col. 6:
“May the luck of the Irish/ Lead to happiest heights/ And the highway you travel/ Be lined with green lights.”

Twitter
debzuniverze 漏 庐鉁岎煆絧roud Never trumper
@debzuniverse
May the luck of the Irish lead to happiest heights, and the highway you travel be lined with green lights.
9:46 PM 路 Mar 16, 2009路Twitter Web Client

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Wildflower Team
@WildflowerBread
May the luck of the Irish, lead to happiest heights. And the highway you travel, be lined with green lights. Good nite fab 11!
12:07 AM 路 Mar 17, 2009路Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Mrs. L
@bluka
May the luck of the Irish
Lead to happiest heights
And the highway you travel
Be lined with green lights…
8:10 AM 路 Mar 17, 2009路Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Mike_Conrad
@Mike_Conrad
May the luck of the Irish
Lead to happiest heights
And the highway you travel
Be lined with green lights.
8:18 AM 路 Mar 17, 2009路Twitter Web Client

Google Books
Irish Curses, Blessings, and Toasts:
A Little Book of Wit, Wisdom, and Whimsy

By Nicholas Nigro
Charlottesville, VA: Hampton Roads Publishing Company, Inc.
2018
Pg. 40:
May the luck of the Irish
Lead to happiest heights,
And the highway you travel
Be lined with green lights.
Wherever you go and whatever you do,
May the luck of the Irish be there with you.

Twitter
馃枙馃徎Aunt Crabby calls Bullshit 馃枙馃徎
@DearAuntCrabby
“May the luck of the Irish
Lead to happiest heights
And the highway you travel
Be lined with green lights.
Wherever you go and whatever you do,
May the luck of the Irish be there with you.”
11:16 AM 路 Mar 17, 2019路Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Halline 巡
@_Halline_
鈥淢ay the luck of the Irish
Lead to happiest heights
And the highway you travel
Be lined with green lights.鈥
- Irish Blessings ShamrockFlag of Ireland
10:53 AM 路 Jun 4, 2019路Twitter for iPhone

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