St. Patricks Link to Slavery

Who was St. Patrick? I have to confess I didn't know. For many years I celebrated St. Patrick's Day much like everyone else by wearing green and/or lifting a drink with friends. It wasn't until today that I came to know the man after reading the translated version ofTHE CONFESSION OF ST. PATRICK...more

Irish Eyes -- Irish Hearts

"Irishmen are dreamers, musicians, and stubborn people..."  That is the lead for the newspaper article that was written about my father.  That is what he said.  He was a dreamer and a true musician of the mind.  Although he did not play an instrument, his hard working spirit and his decency as a person make me honored to call him my father....more

Cross Post: St. Patrick's Day Memories by Michele O'Whitney

It’s St. Patrick’s Day and this day always sparks a couple of childhood memories for me....more haha Robin, glad I could make ya laugh! :-)more

Corned Beef and Cabbage at The Gourmet Mom: ...more

Don't call it St. Patty's Day (and Other Bits of Friendly Irish Advice)

The Irish have a longstanding relationship with America. I mean, they practicaly overtook the U.S. for a while. Not bad for a small island with a population of about 4 million. They, like you, celebrate St. Patrick's Day (you guys invented the parades, not the Irish). We also call it St. Paddy's Day. Paddy is a nickname for Patrick. Patty is a woman's name, short for Patricia. There is no St. Patricia's Day!  The Irish know this mistake happened due to the fact that Americans don't differenciate between their Ds and Ts. They pronounce both letters as a D....more

Thank you for this. I've been sitting here in my Irish house in the middle of Ireland eating my ...more