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Blarney Castle in Cork, Ireland (Credit: David Soanes/Getty Images)

Why do people kiss the Blarney Stone?

Kissing Ireland’s Blarney Stone, a tradition that’s been around for several centuries, is said to give a person the gift of eloquence and ...
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Is St. Patrick’s Day celebrated in Ireland?

In America, St. Patrick’s Day, on March 17, has long been commemorated with rollicking festivities, but until recent decades, the holiday, which honors ...
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Was St. Patrick Irish?