It is time to kiss the Blarney Stone and visit a local parade! A very festive weekend, starting Thursday with Pi π Day, and on Friday the Ides of March, and now today with Saint Patrick’s Day!
A little history of the St. Patrick’s Day: “Lá Fhéile Pádraig” in Irish or “The Day of the Festival of Patrick”. It is a cultural and also a religious celebration held on 17th March. The death of Saint Patrick was AD 385–461, was the foremost patron saint in Ireland. The Blarney Stone or “Cloch na Blarnan” is a carboniferous limestone block built for withstanding battle of embankment of Blarney Castle near Cork, Ireland. The legend is that kissing the stone grants the gift of the flattery and gab. Celebrate the Irish in ya!