Irish Blessings and Saint Patrick’s Day

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It’s often said that on Saint Patrick’s Day, there are two types of people:  those who are Irish and those who wish they were.

If you’re lucky enough to be Irish, you’re lucky enough.”

Saint Patrick’s Day in Dublin – every year on March 17th, Dublin’s inner city experiences a period of unusual calm (when the gardai have closed all streets for traffic) before the storm. The storm being the annual celebrations for Saint Patrick’s Day. With the parade through the city being the unmissable highlight.

Here are some helpful hints for visitors to make the most of this parade:

Do Come Early

Normally the Irish are late risers on days off – not so on St. Patrick’s Day. Dublin’s streets start to fill up around 9 am in anticipation of the parade. Around 11…

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