Badges, Shamrocks and Going Green for St Patrick’s Day.Update of an earlier post.
Originally posted on A SILVER VOICE FROM IRELAND:
St. Patrick’s Day…When half the world turns green and the other half is out parading – or so it seems! Airports, rivers, waterfalls, tourist features, buildings, beer and people the world over – all in green livery for the ‘big day’. From Pyramids to Google Doodles- they are all ‘at it’! But, it is far from all of this that we were reared!
St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in my small village in Donegal were traditionally simple. Apart from obligatory Mass and school being closed, nothing else much happened. I have tried to recall the events of a typical St Patrick’s Day…
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