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St. Patrick's Day

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Top St. Patrick's Day Articles

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  • Gary Stein: Who could be proud of these folks?

    It was more than 40 years ago that I had my first real lesson about unions. Barely into my first newspaper job out of college, my paper went on strike. And in the middle of a brutal Midwest winter, I walked a picket line. For 10 weeks. I worked a few...
  • Missing the parade -- for a good reason

    It's one of the great truths of American politics: skipping a St. Patrick's Day parade is a big deal. So why did Rep. Scott Rigell, R-Virginia Beach, miss the weekend's festivities in Ocean View, in the heart of his district. Well, scrambling to catch...
  • Prince George gets full-time nanny: Maria Teresa Turrion Borrallo

    Prince George has a new nanny: Maria Teresa Turrion Borrallo, according to Kensington Palace, which identified the little royal's caretaker on Thursday and asked that her privacy be respected. Borrallo, reportedly in her 30s and described as a...
  • Police: St. Patrick's Day crackdown nets DUI arrests

    Police: St. Patrick's Day crackdown nets DUI arrests
    Downers Grove Police arrested several people and issued multiple tickets during a crackdown aimed at drunken drivers during the week leading up to St. Patrick's Day. Five people were arrested and charged with driving under the influence during the...
  • Sentinel Exclusive Video: A St. Patrick's Day 'filmfest'

     
    "Mighty Irish" gathering brings out fan-favorite bands at Downtown DisneyJust in time for St. Patrick's Day, Joe Burbank showcases 3 fan-favorite Irish-music bands, performing at Downtown Disney, in these videos....
  • Raise your St. Patty's pints like a pro

    <b>Raise your St. Patty's pints like a pro </b>
    Is there any holiday more misunderstood than St. Patrick's Day? It might interest some party people out there to know that St. Patrick himself was not Irish by birth; he was born in Great Britain. Then again, it might not. Ignorance is bliss, and so...
  • St. Patrick's Day: the best places to party

    St. Patrick's Day: the best places to party
    Ready to break out the leprechaun hats, green T-shirts and “Kiss Me, I’m Irish” buttons? Monday is St. Patrick’s Day!  Here are some South Florida hotspots where you can party while enjoying a cold pint of Guinness or a hot plate...
  • 300 kegs of Guinness: Casey's Irish Pub to open at 6 a.m. for St. Patrick's Day

    Casey's Irish Pub is in the midst of getting ready for its fourth annual St. Patrick's Day street festival, which takes place Monday and is expected to draw 10,000 to 12,000 people to downtown's Grand Avenue for Guinness and green beer.  "We just got...
  • Orland Park celebrates St. Patrick's Day

    Orland Park celebrates St. Patrick's Day
    Orland Park residents celebrated St. Patrick's Day last week with bright red trolley bus that ferried revelers among among four 143rd Street restaurants hosting Irish-themed entertainment. It's "the Irish strip," according to Vincent Tuohy, owner of The...
  • Take our St. Patrick's Day quiz: Gingers, shamrocks, parades, more

    For St. Patrick's Day, we poked around for Ireland- and holiday-themed trivia. Are there really that many redheads in Ireland? Per capita, does the island nation really bend the elbow more than the rest of the world? Was St. Pat born Irish? Test yourself....
  • Man became enraged when he couldn't get inside jail, deputies say

    Man became enraged when he couldn't get inside jail, deputies say
    Most people try to stay out of jail on St. Patrick's Day -- but apparently not this lad. Jackie Eugene Mayo decided to turn himself in at Marion County Jail  -- but the staggering man couldn't find a way in, according to deputies, reports the Ocala Star...