Happy St. Patrick's Day
St. Patrick's Day is a religious and cultural feast celebrated on 17 March and named after the patron saint of Ireland. The festival commemorates the arrival of Christianity in this country, and celebrates the Irish heritage and culture. Today, many people around the world celebrate St. Patrick's Day, both Irish and non-Irish, with food, drinks and all sorts of green paraphernalia. Here are some ways to celebrate St. Patrick's Day at Irish!
A little about the history of St. Patrick's Day. Although this day has been a religious festival in Ireland for over a thousand years, it was only recognized as a celebration of the culture and heritage of that country in the 1970s. It was called this holiday with that name in honor of Saint Patrick , The patron saint of Ireland, who is credited with bringing Christianity to that country. There seems to be a lot of stories about the origin of St. Patric