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A Sideways Glare at Contemporary Society

The Irish Don’t Drink — Much

Tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day, the one day a year when everybody wants to be Irish!  Which is interesting — given that Irish history is a litany of famine, conquest, … Continue reading

March 16, 2018 · 5 Comments

St. Patrick’s Day: A Brief History

It’s only two sleeps ‘til St. Patrick’s Day, the #1 High Holiday on the ethnic calendar.  It’s a testament to the Irish that they could turn a minor religious observance … Continue reading

March 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

St. Patrick’s Day: An Alternative History

Stuck between The Ides of March and St. Patrick’s Day, March 16th is probably the most neglected day on the calendar.  It shouldn’t be: after all, The Ides of March … Continue reading

March 16, 2012 · 3 Comments
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