Today, March 17th, 2014 in Dublin all bets are off, the city is exploding with joy and pride, happiness and the most welcoming spirit possible.
Any day is a good day to drink Irish whiskey, but today is an especially fine occasion.
Happy St. Patrick's Day! To add to your festivities, we've gathered 32 magical photos of Ireland, the birthplace of this now wacky holiday.
Are you looking for a decent Irish-made or associated drink for the day to channel the spirit of St. Patrick?
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Luck is such a vague concept that it's difficult to explain to children. If you believe, as Seneca and Oprah do, that "luck occurs when preparedness meets opportunity," then the work of parents when teaching children to be "lucky" is twofold.
Listen and learn! And if you can't follow along, then you may be a plastic paddy.
These tiny props are super easy to make for this St. Patrick's Day. Use them to pose with in photos, decorate some cupcakes or those weird green bagels or just display them on your desk at work for some festive fun. Happy St. Paddy's Day!
More than 300 groups march at the NY St. Patrick's Day parade that draws thousands of spectators. Gay people are only allowed to march as long as they keep their sexuality to themselves. As a gay Irish friend put it bluntly, "If everybody's Irish on St. Patrick's Day, that means faggots, too."
Stop in for a pint and bite on St. Patrick's Day for a genuine trip back to the old country.
My grandmother was born around 1912. She came of age before and during the Great Depression and despite being from a modest background, she (and most of my family tree) were all educated women who spoke multiple languages and played the piano.
Wearing green on St. Patrick's Day brings good luck, they say, but to get the whole Irish experience, eat green, too. Wild greens like dandelion and n...
Whether you're hitting the bars or hanging with your girls, there's zero excuse not to look like a million bucks this St. Patrick's Day.
So, you'll not see this Stieger joining the parades this coming St. Patrick's Day. He will, however, raise a glass in remembrance of the great Irish writers -- Swift, Wilde, Yeats, Joyce, Beckett, O'Connor and Shaw, among others.
My name is Seamus, but I don't celebrate St. Patrick's Day. I'm worried the holiday has become a farce, a celebration of cartoonish symbols of Irish culture that minimize, dilute and demean what it means to be Irish.