St. Patrick's Day Fast Facts: Beyond the Blarney


Subject:
Holidays and Observances Individually , Saint Patrick's Day

Description:
A compilation of facts about this holiday celebrated on March 17, which "marks the Roman Catholic feast day for Ireland's patron saint." Includes facts such as that "New York City hosted the first official St. Patrick's Day parade in 1762," and that "Chicago is famous for dyeing the Chicago River green on St. Patrick's Day." From National Geographic News.

Creator:
Markey, Sean

Publisher:
National Geographic Society

Language:
English

Source:
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2005/03/0315_050315_stpatricksday.html


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