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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 Trivia

There is no true story about Saint Patrick’s Day.  The great storytellers of Ireland have changed the tale around so many times over the years that fact, legend and “that … Continue reading

March 16, 2011 · 1 Comment

St. Patrick’s Day Quiz

As you may have guessed, March 17th, is St. Patrick’s Day — when everyone in the world is Irish.  Unfortunately, due to the economic slowdown, Ireland can no longer afford … Continue reading

March 14, 2011 · 4 Comments
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