7 St. Patrick’s Day Traditions Explained

Get out your green! It’s St. Patrick’s Day. USA TODAY Network explains the origins of some of the Irish holiday’s traditions.

CHR Comment: This story illustrates nationalist features of St. Patrick’s Day, especially among Irish Americans. The holiday is a celebration of Irish heritage more than remembrance of the saint and his role in Christianity.

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