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    Even though all these legends are just legends, they grew Saint Patrick's popularity. As I mentioned earlier people are celebrating Saint Patrick every year on 17th March. Over the years Saint Patrick's Day became the biggest national celebration in the world. This day has a big religious significance it celebrates the Christianity introduction in Ireland. One of the best ways to celebrate his memory but also Ireland itself is to wear that green plant named “the shamrock”. The shamrock became like

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    Saint Patrick’s Day is a story of history versus legend, according to randomhistory.com. Saint Patrick is known as the patron saint of Ireland because of his service across Ireland in the fifth century (theholidayspot.com). Without Saint Patrick’s background/childhood, Saint Patrick being a good bishop, or how Saint Patrick’s Day has come to be nothing would be known about him or Saint Patrick’s Day on March seventeenth. In reference to gpb.org and and history.com, Saint Patrick’s birth name was

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    History of St. Patrick's Day

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    With the main focus of St. Patrick’s Day being that is the celebration feast for the patron saint of Ireland, it was actually the immigrants from Ireland to North America–particularly Boston and New York–that first propagated the annual event. It was in 1737 that the first St. Patrick’s day parade was held in Boston, Massachusetts. Following Boston was New York City’s parade in 1762. From there many traditions were created, one being that Chicago has dyed its river green since 1962. This tradition

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    The Shamrock and all It Symbolizes in Ireland

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    A three leaf clover, also known as a shamrock, is an Irish symbol that was used by Saint Patrick to explain the concept of the Holy Trinity. Saint Patrick was a missionary and bishop in Ireland during the 5th century. Saint Patrick died on March 17th. This day is celebrated for his remembrance through the well-known holiday called St. Patrick’s Day. Shamrock is a name that refers to the Irish word “clover,” which many people mistake for the four leaf clover. The use and belief of the shamrock goes

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    Stereotypography

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    the Latin Wiman: I Just Met a Girl Named Maria” Patterns Across Cultures. Ed. Stuart Hirschberg and Terry Hirschberg. New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 2009. 187-191. Print. McKinney, Luke. “8 Insulting Ways People Act 'Irish' on St. Patrick's Day.” Cracked.com. Demand Media, Inc., 13 Mar. 2012. Web. 14 Mar. 2012

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    and its willingness to let loose and have some fun with life. The third rule also shows one of the traditions of Savannah: "Observe the high holidays - Saint Patrick's Day and the day of the Georgia-Florida football game" (49). Nearly everyone in Savannah gets involved in both these holidays, adding their own twists to both. For Saint Patrick's Day, the drinking begins at 6 a.m. The women in South Georgia don't start wearing panty hose till after the big game. While Berendt doesn't let Joe's advice

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    My Daughter's Baby

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    close as we'd always been. Was she leaving me? Could I let her go? I wanted to hold on my lap just once more before she was all grown up. But my baby was going to have a baby! Until that moment, I had not realized my own active parenting days were through. In a single sentence, I'd been catapulted to the next stage in my life: I was the mother of adult children. Pregnancy and birth; these would now be my daughter's experiences. Would she have a healthy pregnancy? Would the baby be healthy

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    Saint Patrick Myths

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    More myth surrounds Saint Patrick than fact. Born in 387, his story has been enlarged and modified and lost throughout the years. For example, it is probably that Saint Patrick was not born Patrick–according to some sources, Patrick was born Maewyn Succat. Likewise, legend has it that Saint Patrick drove snakes out of Ireland, while in fact snakes were not inhabitants of Ireland at the time. He also was not always the stalwart Christian throughout his whole life: as a child and young teenager, he

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    promotion and so on(Palmar, 2012:420-461)). The sponsorship of English rugby premiership, the successful use of new technologies such as Facebook, You tube and other social media (Guinness.com, 2013), and the themed activities linking in St. Patricks Day (Matt, 2011) are some of the examples. One of the most successful and typical examples is the Guinness Storehouse from the year 2000(Guinness-storehouse.com, 2013), which is one of the top tourist destinations in Dublin, Ireland. In this essay, how

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    The United States of America has been considered as a place of hope, freedom and prosperity ever since its independence from the British Union to the present day. So is to say, that from its early settlements, this country became the dream of many foreigners in order to live a new life full of opportunities. Particularly, the famous Statue of Liberty inspired numerous newcomers to settle down in America due to its symbolism of freedom, welcoming immigrants from abroad. A group in particular had

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