weren't the pubs almost all open last year...being the first year the ban
was lifted ?
From: Alan Horkan [mailto:horkana at tcd.ie]
Sent: 28 March 2002 18:58
To: Rick Moen
Cc: social at linux.ie
Subject: Re: [ILUG-Social] pubs open on sunday ?
On Thu, 28 Mar 2002, Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting John P. Looney (john at antefacto.com):
>> > Er, Catholics are Christians. And other Christians are worse. In
> > Pennsylviania state, you can't buy alcohol on a sunday.
>> The "blue laws" (named for the colour of the paper they were recorded
> on, in Boston, 1880) in the USA are awfully peculiar. I think they're
> mostly confined to the eastern states -- and some counties in some
> central states. In California, the only legal oddity of those sorts I
> know of is that alcohol may not be sold between 2 AM and 6 AM. (I was
> astonished to be told it was a crime to sell me a bottle of wine, when I
> stopped at an all-night grocery after a very long day at work.)
that would also be true here. it would be inconsitant to do otherwise.
i worked in a late night store and we locked the wine cabinet at night,
off licenses have to go by the same licensing hours as public houses and
I really must go to the pub, have to do some drinking today or else i will
have an irrational need to drink tomorrow.
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