Irish Parades

Biggest St. Patricks Day Parades in our area.

Take This Quiz to Find Out How Irish You Are

Over 34 million Americans claim Irish ancestry! And on St. Patrick’s Day, it seems everyone is Irish. So, just how Irish are you? Here are a few fun quizzes to find out. Even though I am only 25% Irish, I scored quite well on this one: “Green to the Core” by The Irish Examiner. On this one I admit…I didn’t know […]

What It’s Really Like To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day When You’re Irish

Written by Kelly Gibney at Colby College for Spoon University Many of us remember arriving in our elementary school classrooms the morning of St. Patrick’s Day looking into our cubbies and seeing sparkling gold dust, supposedly left behind by the mischievous leprechauns that had visited our classrooms the night before. We checked our mini pots that we made the […]

They Might Be 12.5% Irish Most Days, but Today, They’re 100%!

In this beautiful, mixed-up and lately rather angry world we live in, it’s nice to know that we’re all Irish on St. Patrick’s Day…even if every other day my kids are only 12.5%. Why is it that so many people claim to be Irish? It’s like a clique we all want to be part of. […]

Irish Bangers & Colcannon w/Guinness Onion Gravy

A sweet and savory dish to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with your family. Another selection found worthy of sharing from Closet Cooking… Colcannon is is traditionally made from mashed potatoes and kale (or cabbage),...

What It’s Really Like To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day When You’re Irish

Kelly Gibney is sharing with you some really fun St. Patrick's day traditions.

Irish-American Soda Bread

In Ireland, traditional Irish soda bread is referred to as brown soda bread.  It’s made with whole-meal flour, baking soda, buttermilk and salt.  Sounds a tad boring, so leave it to us American’s to add a bunch of other ingredients to liven it...

Corned Beef & Cabbage Rolls

St. Patrick’s Day all rolled into one. An inside-out sandwich incorporating all of the necessary ingredients to call it an Irish delight. See all of Our Favorite Recipes for St. Pat’s Day

‘Shepherd’s’ Pie

An American version of a classically UK dish.  Apparently when made with beef the recipe is referred to as Cottage Pie and when topped with cheese it then becomes completely American… loads of info on the Internet and not one definite agreed...

Traditions Are Worth It — Both Old and New

The traditions I've passed on from my parents and those I've started on my own, further my kids' sense of stability, security and family. They give them something to look forward to and something to look back on.


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