Posts tagged ‘irish’

March 17, 2014

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Saint Patrick’s holy day is the day of his death, and subsequent entrance to heaven, rather than the day of his physical birth. After spending most of his adult life converting the pagans of Ireland to Christianity, St. Patrick went to his reward on March 17, 461 AD.

Source: www.catholic.org

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March 11, 2014

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Many Irish family names start with “Mac” or “O’… “, which respectively means “son of…” and “grandson of…” in Gaelic.

Source: www.eupedia.com

March 6, 2014

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 The odds of finding a four-leaf clover is about 1 in 10,000.

Source: www.catholic.org