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St Paddy’s Day Traditions

Saint Patrick's Day or St Paddy's Day - NOT Patty's! Every year on March 17th it seems the whole world is Irish. Everyone wears green (or else they may get pinched), they drink green beer (a Chicago tradition) and eat corned Beef & Cabbage. Wearing of Green and/or Orange The fact is the original color for St Patrick's Day was blue. However, as fate would have it, this has become green. Ireland is known as the Emerald Isle, there is Green in the flag and after all the clover/shamrock is green. Many often wear Orange as well as, or in addition to, the traditional green. Orange symbolizes the Protestants and…
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