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St. Patrick’s Day Parades

We celebrate St. Patrick’s Day all across the globe from the heart of Ireland to the heart of the United States where particular cities take the tradition to new heights every year with a parade.  Boston, New York City, New Orleans, and Chicago all host large parades for St. Patrick’s Day as I am sure other U.S. cities do. Chicago hosts one […]

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What Do You Really Know about the Shamrock?

You have no doubt seen it countless times on logos, decorations, tea sets, t-shirts and jewelry.  It’s one of the most enduring and popular symbols of Ireland, and it is everywhere on St. Patrick’s Day, but what do you really know about Ireland’s most famous plant?  The shamrock is synonymous with Ireland, yet it remains […]

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Care to Ceili?

The traditional Irish dances in formation known as the Ceili dance and other folk Irish dances were brought to popularity by Michael Flatley when he performed these dances and titled his productions “Riverdance,””Lord of the Dance, “Feet of Flames,” and “Celtic Tiger” in the late 1990’s and throughout the early 2000’s. Flatley was born in Chicago […]

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