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St. Patrick’s Day Posted by on Mar 16, 2017

St. Patrick’s Day is an Irish holiday that falls on March 17th. This traditional Irish holiday celebrates Saint Patrick. He is credited with bringing Christianity to the country. Because of this, he is Ireland’s patron saint. Let’s learn a bit about St. Patrick himself and some traditions associated with this holiday. St. Patrick St. Patrick…

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What is a Limerick? Posted by on Aug 15, 2016

How about a little light verse? We compose certain rhymes just for fun. Some that won’t be too sad, sober, or glum. We just want to demonstrate wit, With meaning that isn’t worth spit. And so now that it’s writ, I’m done! That was a limerick. It is one of the most basic examples…

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A look at some Irish English for St. Patrick’s Day Posted by on Mar 17, 2015

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day to all and may the luck of the Irish be with you! Today, Saint Patrick’s Day, is a holiday celebrated in various ways around the world, such as with parades, wearing the color green, and drinking beer! As you may know the Saint Patrick’s Day holiday originates in the country of…

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Saint Patrick’s Day and Irish sayings Posted by on Mar 17, 2013

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day everyone!  Today is the Irish, Irish-American, and Irish-at-heart holiday that celebrates the patron saint of Ireland: Saint Patrick.  Saint Patrick is credited with bringing Christianity to Ireland, which is why he is the country’s patron or national saint. This holiday, which has its origins in Christianity as a religious holiday…

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