St Patrick’s Day. A time commonly associated with gallons of Guinness, big hats and four-leaf clovers.
But why do celebrate?
Many of us in England partake St Patrick’s Day traditions, blissfully unaware why the Irish National Holiday holds so much significance to those who hail from the other side of the Irish Sea.
We explored the origins of this remarkable day, and discovered some rather unusual traditions…
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