Ipswich Paddy McGinty's summary from Suffolk Camra
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Ipswich Paddy McGinty's

  • previously known as Halbert, Halberd, PJ McGinty
  • 15 Northgate St
  • IP1 3BY
  • 01473 251515ring now
  • grid reference TM 164 447
  • opened (rebuilt in 1923)
real ale available
  • Irish bar
dogs-welcomeBus stopstation within a mileRegular live music

(details under review)

Historical info
Public transport

(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)

(census information from Dudley Diaper)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)


A halberd is a combination of spear and axe with a shaft about 2m long. Halberdiers were body guards to Tudor monarchs and they are still used ceremonially by Yeoman of the Guard.