16 sayings you'll only understand if you're Irish

Thursday was Irish Book Day, when free books by Irish and Irish-American authors are distributed to mark the St. Patrick's holiday and to celebrate Irish culture. Patrick's Day is a religious holiday where families take the day off. On Saturday, drop in for a session of traditional music from the Emerald Isle at 4 p.m.

After escaping, he chose to return to Ireland to become a priest.

It's nearly time to break out the green tuxedos, dresses, socks and Leprechaun hats to get down with St. Patrick's Day.

Happy Saint Patrick's Day to everyone.

McCabe's will have no shortage of the world's most famous Irish suds. "Paddy's." The people who run the Dublin airport's social media felt so strongly about the double "d" spelling that they chose to post a notice about it on the airport's Facebook page before St.

Because it's St. Patrick's Day, instead of cheers say Sláinte!

The true traditional meal is Irish bacon - much like Canadian bacon - or lamb and cabbage, but early Irish immigrants to NY were better off financially than they had been in Ireland and began to buy corned beef from Jewish-Kosher butchers.

Saint Patrick was a gentleman Who through strategy and stealth Drove all the snakes from Ireland Here's a drinkee to his health!

Observe St. Patrick's Day this year by reading the great missionary's own story, as he tells about his life and confesses his faith in Christ. Enjoy green beers, leprechaun bombs, auto bombs and 86-ounce Get Lucky buckets. My parents don't drink, but St. Patrick's Day is more about celebrating with friends and family than anything.

St. Patrick (C. AD 385-461) was originally from England, but when he was 16 years old, he was captured by Irish pirates and taken as a slave to Ireland where he tended animals for six years. Among the most popular of beliefs about leprechauns is that they are extremely wealthy and like to hide their gold in secret locations, which can only be revealed if a person were to actually capture and interrogate a leprechaun for its money. Getting hungry? Chow down on corned beef and cabbage with parsley potatoes and a Bailey's Irish Cream cheesecake. While there isn't an Irish bar on Kauai, there are other local establishments to go for a pint and celebrate the evening.

  • Zachary Reyes