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2014-03-12 12:27:37

SEATTLE, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some might not feel so lucky that St. Patrick's Day falls on a Monday this year, but that's not stopping an overwhelming majority of Americans from celebrating their Irish roots. According to Survey Analytics, 97 percent of Americans plan to celebrate the holiday in one form or another. Although it's not the most popular of U.S. holidays, 41 percent of Americans will be spending the night out with friends at a bar or party and 30 percent will...

2013-03-16 23:03:10

Including the Secret on How the Chicago River is Dyed Green, the Amount of Guinness Consumed on St. Patrick's Day, and the Song Written by St. Patrick himself. LOS ANGELES, Calif. (PRWEB) March 16, 2013 St. Patrick´s Day is around the corner and PromoCode4Share.com is offering some great ideas and deals to make it the best St. Patrick´s Day ever. Whether it´s drinking green beer or wearing a green t-shirt, millions of people every year celebrate St. Patrick´s Day. To...

2013-03-05 08:39:46

DETROIT, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FlowerDeliveryExpress.com, a leading online flower delivery company, can provide your "Irish Rose" a beautiful bouquet this St. Patrick's Day. You may choose from a large selection of flowers, chocolates, cookies, and gift baskets that will put a smile on any "Irish lassie." FlowerDeliveryExpress.com has the ability to deliver around the corner or around the world. Irish people love to sing and many of the songs they sing include a reference to...

2013-02-27 12:31:30

DETROIT, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FlowerDeliveryExpress.com a leading online flower delivery company, clears up a misconception many people may have about Ireland's national flower. A four leaf clover is not a shamrock. A shamrock, recognized as a symbol of Ireland and the Irish people, and often linked to St. Patrick, is a three leaf clover that is believed to bring good luck. Four leaf clovers are rarer and commonly mistaken for a shamrock. Shamrocks were believed to possess magical...

2012-08-20 02:26:30

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J., Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Question: What do Gallup, the Wall Street Journal, Marist and Quinnipiac colleges and the New York Times polls have in common? Answer: In terms of pure reliability and awesomeness, they all pale in comparison to the "Spirit Halloween Presidential Index." As Democratic President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney turn their campaigns to winning those important swing states, their political strategists and...

2012-03-20 23:02:20

A brand new game makes a strong first appearance. The Irish-themed Leapin´ Leprechaun Lite has leaped its way to number 39 in one of it's categories. For the past three days, it has been continuously ranked around the world and placed as one of the top 100 iPad apps in 23 App Stores. Duluth, GA (PRWEB) March 20, 2012 Mobile Magnus, the creator of the new iPad game Leapin´ Leprechaun Lite, has just received word that for the past three days, it has been continuously ranked around...

2012-03-17 23:03:15

Catching a leprechaun this St. Patrick´s Day is as easy as downloading a new iTunes game for the iPad. Getting him to hand over his treasure is the hard part. Leapin´ Leprechaun pits players against the smack-talking Paddy the Leprechaun to see who walks away with the hidden pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Duluth, GA (PRWEB) March 17, 2012 Anyone who´s ever wondered whether a captured leprechaun really will fork over his gold will find the answer to that age-old...

2012-03-16 18:20:03

WASHINGTON, March 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) SATURDAY, MARCH 17: ST. PATRICK'S DAY Profile America -- Saturday, March 17th. This is a day to check your closet and make sure you wear something green because it's St. Patrick's Day, said to be the only national holiday observed outside its native land. The observance honors Bishop Patrick,...

2012-03-07 17:41:00

CHICAGO, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercy Home for Boys & Girls invites everyone to be part of a solution for kids in crisis this March while celebrating all things Irish. Throughout the month, Mercy Home's annual "Shamrocks for Kids" program will feature family-friendly, Irish-themed activities and events while raising funds and awareness that help abused, neglected and at-risk children. There are so many ways you can make a difference while enjoying the fun and festivities of...

2012-01-31 14:49:00

The Journey to Justice: An American Slave and an Irish Patriot CHICAGO, Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Old St. Patrick's Church hosts the 16th annual Siamsa na nGael program entitled "The Journey to Justice: The story of An American Slave and an Irish Patriot." Throughout the program you will hear stories of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave and Statesman and Daniel O'Connell, the Liberator of Ireland. From haunting, heart-wrenching melodies to rousing Gospel...