|I spent 12 days in Ireland back in March of '97
It was simply beautiful.
Click on the Shamrock Faerie for some pictures.
|This is Lucky... Careful ... don't get too close...
He likes to protect his pot of gold!
|Be sure and kiss the
for good luck!
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|~ A few St Patricks Day Tidbits ~
|There is a legend that it was St. Patrick that drove all the snakes out
of Ireland. Actually, there never were snakes in Ireland. What the
legend really refers to, is the symbolism of snakes as paganism St.
Patrick drove out the paganism.
|Born in Britain and kidnapped and sold as a slave in Ireland at age 16,
St. Patrick is said to have died March 17, 461, at the age of 76.
|The first American celebration of St. Patricks Day
was in 1737 at Boston.
|The Blarney Stone is a stone set in the wall of the Blarney Castle tower in the Irish village of Blarney.
Kissing the stone is supposed to bring the kisser the gift of persuasive eloquence (blarney)