St. Patrick’s Day, particularly in America, is often associated with parades, green beer, and revelry, which raises the question of how native Irish people perceive these festivities. Opinions among the Irish population are diverse; some view American celebrations as an enjoyable way to commemorate Irish culture, while others believe these festivities have deviated from the holiday’s original essence, resulting in an overly commercialized event that misrepresents and disrespects Irish culture and the holiday’s origins.  Continue Reading

March 16th, 2023