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St. Patrick’s Day – How it all started

St. Patrick's Day is a common celebration and time to get together with friends and have a great time. But have you ever wondered why it is that the day is celebrated? And in particular the traditions that are practiced with it? Well I was wondering so I did a bit of research just to see just whats going on here.     Saint Patrick, who lived during the fifth century, is the patron saint and national apostle of Ireland. Born in Roman Britain, he was kidnapped and brought to Ireland as a slave at the age of 16. He later escaped, but returned to Ireland and was credited with bringing Christianity to its people. In the centuries following Patrick‚Äôs death (believed to have been on March 17, 461), the mythology surrounding his life became ever more ingrained in the Irish culture: Perhaps the most well known legend is that he explained the...

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