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Jimmy Fallon Mocks Team Trump's St. Patrick's Day Celebrations

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 03.18.2017 | Comedy

Jimmy Fallon brilliantly imagined how members of President Donald Trump’s administration celebrated St. Patrick’s Day on Friday. The “Tonight Sh...

An Irish Sketch Group Discovers St. Patrick's Day Isn't Very Irish

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 03.17.2017 | Comedy

Like most holidays, St. Patrick’s Day has evolved into something pretty far from its origins. Cinco De Mayo isn’t about Mexico’s unlikely victor...

Irish Prime Minister Uses St. Patrick's Day To Praise Immigration In Front Of Trump

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 03.18.2017 | Politics

Ireland’s Prime Minister Enda Kenny used his annual visit to the United States right before St. Patrick’s Day to throw a not-so-veiled rebuke at P...

Kristen Bell & Ellen Are Leprechauns For St. Patrick's Day Round Of 'Heads Up'

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 03.17.2017 | Entertainment

Kristen Bell always has a good time on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” but we’re guessing she’s never felt as lucky as she did during Friday’s v...

Trump Tweets St. Patrick’s Day Greeting In Irish Gaelic, But Spells It Wrong

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 03.17.2017 | Weird News

President Donald Trump used Twitter to wish Irish people around the world a happy St. Patrick’s Day in Irish Gaelic. But there was a slight problem ...

Jamie Dornan Reveals 41 Hilarious Ways The Irish Say They're Drunk

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 03.17.2017 | Comedy

Who knew that getting Huffle-puffed could lead to such a bad hangover? “Fifty Shades” star Jamie Dornan revealed just 41 of the many hilarious way...

Irish Stew, Soda Bread And More: 10 Recipes For St. Paddy's Day

Jennifer Segal | Posted 03.17.2017 | Taste
Jennifer Segal

This St. Patrick’s Day, skip the green food dye and treat your friends and family to a real Irish-inspired feast. From Guinness Lamb Stew to Irish C...

20 Tweets That Sum Up St. Patrick's Day For Parents

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 03.13.2017 | Parents

St. Patrick’s Day brings to mind green beers, late night debauchery and “Kiss Me, I’m Irish” buttons. But like Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick...

Irish And American Progressives Are Organizing A St. Patrick's Day Rally Against Trump In New York

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 03.11.2017 | Politics

In the hopes of amplifying their objections to President Donald Trump and his policies, Irish and American progressive activists will host an event ca...

Boston St. Patrick's Day Parade Reverses Ban On LGBTQ Group

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 03.10.2017 | Queer Voices

Organizers of Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade succumbed to mounting political and financial pressure Friday and offered a slot in the event to a...

LGBTQ Veterans Group Denied Place In Boston St. Patrick's Day Parade

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 03.08.2017 | Queer Voices

The organizers of Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day parade are facing criticism for rejecting a group of LGBTQ military veterans from marching in this mo...

St. Patrick's Day 2016: The Religious Backstory

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 03.16.2016 | Religion

St. Patrick's Day is best known for parades, beer, and turning rivers green, but the holiday has a long history that's more somber than its current in...

The Stories Behind Your Favorite St. Paddy's Traditions Might Surprise You

LittleThings | Posted 03.16.2017 | Weird News
LittleThings

By Rebecca Endicott, writer at LittleThings It may still feel like the depths of winter, but with March almost here, everyone is getting ready to cel...

When Ireland's Pain Was America's Gain

Llewellyn King | Posted 03.07.2017 | Home
Llewellyn King

There will be the "wearing of the green" all over the world come St. Patrick's Day on March 17. Nowhere more so than in Boston, Chicago and New York. ...

The Religious Backstory To St. Patrick's Day

The Huffington Post | HuffPost Religion Editors | Posted 03.16.2015 | Religion

St. Patrick's Day is best known for parades, beer, and turning rivers green, but the holiday has a long history that's more somber than its current in...

Who Was St. Patrick?

Religion News Service | Kimberly Winston | Posted 03.13.2015 | Religion

For Catholics, Episcopalians and some Lutherans, March 17 is the Feast Day of St. Patrick. For the rest of us, it’s St. Patrick’s Day — a midwee...

Pope Francis and St. Patrick Remembered This Week

Ray Flynn | Posted 05.12.2015 | Religion
Ray Flynn

With the second anniversary of Pope Francis on March 13, I was thinking about how one person has been able to inspire and unite so many people in such a short time, but not without some controversy. His early comment, "who am I to judge", certainly got it all going. This reminded me about the life of St. Patrick and the tolerance of the Irish.

The Religious Background Of St. Patrick's Day

Posted 03.17.2014 | Religion

St. Patrick's Day is best known for parades, beer, and turning rivers green, but the holiday has a long history that's more somber than its current in...

March 17: Here's to the Patron Saint of Nigeria

Jeremiah Horrigan | Posted 05.11.2014 | Religion
Jeremiah Horrigan

Most everything you know about St. Patrick is wrong. He wasn't Irish and he wasn't named Patrick. He wasn't the first Christian missionary to visit Ir...

The Festival Next Door

Global Yodel | Posted 06.09.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

We here at Global Yodel asked our contributors to share with us photos and stories from festivals in their hometowns. We wanted to see cities come alive with visitors, lights and costumes.

10 (American) Irish Pubs Worth Visiting

Posted 03.16.2013 | Travel

St. Patrick's Day is a celebration of many things -- Irish heritage, shamrocks, the ministrations of a 5th-century priest -- but in modern American cu...

The Truth, the Whole Truth and Nothing But the Truth about St. Patrick

Greg Tobin | Posted 05.16.2013 | Religion
Greg Tobin

St. Patrick is not the benign figure wearing a green bishop's miter holding a shamrock and casting the snakes from the shores of his homeland,

How To Avoid Looking Like This On St. Patrick's Day

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 03.11.2013 | Style

St. Patrick's Day is less than a week away. That means in a few days the streets are going to be filled with hordes of drunk people wearing mardi gras...

America's Oldest National Political Holiday

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.21.2012 | Home
Chris Weigant

On March 18, 1766, for the very first time America celebrated a political event together -- and they continued to do so for years afterwards. Together. As Americans -- celebrating a purely American national political holiday.

Did You Know? St. Patrick Wasn't Irish

History.com/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.17.2012 | Home

History.com - Planning to wear green, watch a parade and enjoy some corned beef in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day this weekend? First, get your fa...