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Ornate red and ivory wall decoration, with plaque and symbols

Irish Law and St. Patrick’s Day on the Shelf

Posted by: Jennifer Davis

Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, has his feast day on the anniversary of his death, March 17. Thanks to the Irish diaspora, “St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated in more countries around the world than any other national festival” (Cronin, 242). Originally observed to celebrate Saint Patrick bringing Catholicism to Ireland, it has also …