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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...

2014-03-12 08:28:05

Party Experts Recommend Rainbow Decor, Dessert-Inspired Cocktails and Tasty Treats to Celebrate the Luck of the Irish LOS ANGELES, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Evite (www.evite.com), the leader in digital invitations and social planning since 1998, today revealed its monthly Holiday Party Trend Report which features insight on holiday party trends, how-to ideas and tips. This month's report highlights St. Patrick's Day, one of the most celebrated holidays around the world and one...

2014-03-10 08:27:36

SEABROOK, N.J., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seabrook House is proud to announce that they are once again sponsoring the Sober St. Patrick's Day® Celebration to be held on Monday, March 17, 2014 at the Cathedral High School in New York City. Sober St. Patrick's Day was created as a fresh alternative for those who want to celebrate the holiday in an alcohol-free atmosphere. Founded by award-winning TV producer William Spencer Reilly, Sober St. Patrick's Day was created...

2014-03-07 16:21:59

LAS VEGAS, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Top o' the mornin' to ya! To all the lads and lassies who plan on trying their luck in Las Vegas this St. Patrick's Day, here are 11 ways to do it right. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140307/LA78459) 1. You have corned beef dishes coming out of your pores.Seriously, how many deliciously different ways can these restaurants serve this stuff? The variety is astounding. Not to mention Corned Beef Steamships at the carving stations...

2014-02-24 16:23:02

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Originally a religious holiday to honor St. Patrick, who introduced Christianity to Ireland in the fifth century, St. Patrick's Day has evolved into a celebration for all things Irish. The world's first St. Patrick's Day parade occurred on March 17, 1762, in New York City, featuring Irish soldiers serving in the English military. This parade became an annual event, with President Truman attending in 1948. Congress proclaimed March...

2014-02-18 16:20:44

CHICAGO, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- You don't have to be lucky to enjoy a St. Patrick's Day celebration. Grab your green sweater and "Kiss Me I'm Irish" button and head to these festive events, compiled by the travel experts at The GO Group, LLC, the nation's largest ground transportation company. On Monday, March 17 New York City will host the country's largest and oldest parade. Now in its 253(rd) year, the parade is led by soldiers of the Irish 165(th) Infantry and includes...

2014-01-15 12:23:38

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Originally a religious holiday to honor St. Patrick, who introduced Christianity to Ireland in the fifth century, St. Patrick's Day has evolved into a celebration for all things Irish. The world's first St. Patrick's Day parade occurred on March 17, 1762, in New York City, featuring Irish soldiers serving in the English military. This parade became an annual event, with President Truman attending in 1948. Congress proclaimed March...

2013-03-14 20:21:22

Lucky also introduces a special-edition St. Paddy's Day version of the cereal! MINNEAPOLIS, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Grown-up fans of Lucky Charms®, the cereal that has appealed to kids and adults for nearly five decades, can experience the "Chase for the Charms" like never before for a chance to enter to win $10,000 in gold! (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130314/NY77634-a ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130314/NY77634LOGO-b ) Beginning St....

2013-03-14 08:32:00

New data underscores the danger on the roads this weekend DENVER, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Newly released alcohol monitoring data for drunk drivers shows that when St. Patrick's Day falls on a weekend, drinking violations skyrocket, with nearly double the illegal drinking for offenders who are court-ordered to abstain from alcohol. According to Denver-based Alcohol Monitoring Systems (AMS), which has monitored more than 279,000 drunk drivers since 2003, confirmed drinking...

2013-03-13 16:28:25

DETROIT, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FlowerDeliveryExpress.com, a leading online flower delivery company, knows that everyone has a wee bit of Irish in them on St. Patrick's Day. To help you celebrate they have a large selection of flowers, chocolates, cookies, and gift baskets. FlowerDeliveryExpress.com has the ability to deliver around the corner or around the world. Did you know that there are more Irish in the United States than there are in Ireland? According to the 2010 Census...