St Patricks Day Gifts / February 15, 2019 / Mara Beasley
A major parade takes place in Dublin and in most other Irish towns and villages. The three largest parades of recent years have been held in Dublin New York and Birmingham England. Parades also take place in other centers London Paris Rome Moscow Beijing Hong Kong Singapore and throughout the Americas. In the United States St. Patrick s Day would not be St. Patrick s Day unless the Chicago River is dyed green. Also St. Paddy s Day has little religious or historical significance. Established in Boston in 1737 it is essentially a time to put on a "Kiss Me I m Irish" button and parade drunken through the streets singing a mangled version of "Danny Boy" in celebration of one s real or imagined Irish ancestry.
Do the Irish celebrate Saint Patrick s Day? Saint Patricks Day is a holiday for the Irish people. It is a bank holiday in Northern Ireland and a public holiday in the Republic of Ireland Montserrat and the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. In the rest of Canada the United Kingdom Australia the United States and New Zealand it is widely celebrated but is not officially a holiday. The Irish have observed this day as a religious holiday for thousands of years. Ireland s cities all hold their own parades and festivals. In recent years the celebrations in Dublin have been extended to a week-long event called St Patrick s Festival! Saint Patrick s Day is celebrated worldwide by Irish people and increasingly by non-Irish people (usually in Australia North America and Ireland) as well.
If you are not quite at this point consider a nightcap of Irish coffee in front of a fire or candlelight or even green champagne to toast to good fortune. If you take the right steps you can turn St. Patricks Day into one of the most romantic holidays going. The festive atmosphere incredible food and beautiful music that surround this day do lend themselves to romance if you use your imagination to make it so. Any night can be perfect for a first date but if your idea is to ask a special someone out on a really unique occasion you cannot go wrong with St. Patricks Day. Few holidays offer a livelier backdrop for a date than this one.