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St Patrick’s Day Notes….

March 17, 2008

Fergal Murray (above) is the brew master at Guiness and he is in Washington today to lobby Congress for the creation of St. Patrick’s Day as an official holiday. We might as well do it , I suppose. I don’t think much work gets done anyway; especially in New York and Boston. Murray points out though that the day is celebrated differently in Ireland….“never had a party atmosphere about it,” he said. “It was always a religious holiday and a day off. We’re 365 days a year Irish.”

It’s much bigger here says a visitor from Ireland in this clip from Sunday’s St. Patrick’s Day parade in South Boston: