St. Patrick’s Day in the USA

March 17th is St. Patrick’s Day, which was originally the annual feast of the best known of Ireland’s patron saints1, and today a worldwide celebration devoted to all things Irish. Over here in Ireland and the UK, we have been known to celebrate with vast quantities of Guinness. Over in the US however, they like large scale annual celebrations involving crazy things like temporarily dying the Chicago River green (which sadly hasn’t yet been captured on Google Earth2). But in today’s post we’ll be looking at some of the places that St. Patrick has found a permanent home…

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