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Did an Irish Monk “Discover” America?

A century after St. Patrick, another Irish saint embarked on a legendary voyage that some believe took him to North America.

George Washington St. Patrick's Day

George Washington’s Revolutionary St. Patrick’s Day

When General George Washington needed to boost sagging patriot morale, he enlisted a rarely celebrated holiday—St. Patrick’s Day—to the cause.

St. Patrick's Day Myths

St. Patrick’s Day Myths Debunked

Before you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this weekend, get your facts straight by exploring common misconceptions about the holiday.