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03/17/2014 04:10 pm ET Updated Mar 17, 2014

Forget Drinking, Celebrate St. Patrick's Day By Learning Awesome Facts About Ireland

Happy St. Paddy's Day!

Take a break from consuming all the beer you can handle, and watch this cool video created by the Trade of Ireland, Fáilte Ireland and the Department of Foreign Affairs to honor Ireland's national day.

The video showcases some of the incredible accomplishments that have come out of the nation.

In addition to being the birthplace of 14 Oscar winners, 24 Olympic medalists and nine Nobel laureates, Ireland is also home to Europe's most charitable people, according to the World Giving Index 2013.

To learn more about Ireland's achievements, watch the video above and share it with the hashtag, #IrelandInspires.

h/t The Grand Island Independent

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