When Guinness became the third major beer brand to pull their sponsorship of the 2014 St. Patrick's Day Parade in New York City it took me a bit by su...
As I continued to make my way down the shit show covered in shamrocks, I asked myself, what if all these people outside were black?
What happened to the hope? It is high time that take time to celebrate the example of Saint Patrick worldwide, not by getting drunk and stupid while wearing green. It is high time that we drive the snakes out of politics and move towards the other world that is possible right here and right now.
I'm writing this article because I think colleges lack a support system for students who don't want to drink -- or just don't want to drink too much.
Most cities celebrate Saint Patrick's Day in the usual way: a parade, green beer, and the belief that everyone can enjoy the privilege of being Irish for one day. But here in New Orleans, we don't just have a parade: we have four parades!
I am Irish in the way that I know the story of the first of us to come here, a woman in her 50s in the 1850s, fed up with the injustice of it all, the hunger and the dying and finally, last straw, the death of her only son in the Crimean war, his blood spilled for England, in England's war.
On St. Paddy's day in the United States, it is common for a beer (or two or three) to be consumed. But how much that beer costs might vary state to state.
I have nothing but leprechaun love for Ireland, but around St. Patrick's Day it's still a little too chilly there for my liking, which has me dreaming of balmier emerald isles.
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!