A National Disgrace In Ireland
The Irish have a hard earned reputation for enjoying a pint or two of bitters. They'll use pretty much any excuse to drink (sounds like Montana). It's Tuesday... "time for a pint!" You get the idea. Their history is long and colorful. The first written record of Irish whi…
St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland – Sober and Solemn?
While many people associate St. Patty's with heavy drinking and pub crawls, in Ireland, St. Patrick's Day is a historically solemn and sober holy day for Roman Catholics. Believe it. Until the 1970s, pubs were actually legally required to close up shop for the day.