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Happy St. Patrick’s Day! (Open Thread)

Bridgette@WTPOTUS 2013

March 17, 2013

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St. Patricks Day

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St. Patrick is the patron saint and national apostle of  Ireland.  He was born circa 387 and died on March 17  c 460 or 492 AD depending upon which historian is believed.  From a website about St. Patrick, “He is credited with bringing Christianity to Ireland.   He wrote two works for which he was known; the Confessio, a spiritual autobiography, and  Epistola,  which was a denunciation of  the British mistreatment of Irish Christians.”

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Top of the Mornin’ and Happy St. Patrick’s Day (Open Thread)

If a man who cannot count finds a four-leaf clover, is he lucky? 

~Stanislaw J. Lec

Anyone acquainted with Ireland knows that the morning of St. Patrick’s Day consists of the night of the seventeenth of March flavored strongly with the morning of the eighteenth. 

~Author Unknown

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day! (Open Thread)

May the Luck of the Irish be Yours Today!

Did you know that  the St. Patrick’s Day custom came to America in 1737 and was first celebrated in Boston, Massachusetts?  That’s  274 years of  major celebrating and beer drinking!   Today, people celebrate the day with parades, wearing of the green, and drinking beer.    So lads and lasses have a bit o’ the Irish on us!    Cheers!