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Some Fun Facts on St. Patrick’s Day

– The color originally associated with Patrick was “St. Patrick’s blue,” not green. – The first St. Patrick’s Day parade was not in Ireland, but in the American colonies, when the Irish who were fighting in the British army marched through the streets of New York City in 1762. – The Irish haven’t always been […]

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The Revival of Irish

The language St. Patrick must have learned in order to evangelize the Irish hasn’t always been looked on very favorably by other people. Under the British repression that lasted hundreds of years, Irish Gaelic was actually banned from the country of its origin. Fast forward and you find a bit of a revival of the […]

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