Daily Archives: March 17, 2011

Happy St Patrick’s Day!

I love St Patricks Day. Not because it has anything to do with a Briton named Padraig, an ex slave who converted the clans of Ireland to Christianity. I’m certainly not about to kick the hornets’ nest debating Ireland and religion.

Saint Patrick

 

Most things that people associate with today’s St Patrick’s Day celebrations are in fact American… drinking green beer whilst wearing a t-shirt emblazoned with “Kiss me I’m Irish”  would look a bit weird down the Falls Road, Belfast and certainly not a great idea down the neighbouring, predominantly loyalist Shankill Road! Continue reading