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The Myth and Magic of St. Patrick’s Day

The history of St. Patrick’s Day, like many holidays, is filled with many stories, some true, some not, and some with a wee bit of magic. St. Patrick’s Day has been celebrated by the Irish as a religious holiday for more than a thousand years. Interestingly, there is no particular evidence that Patrick came from a religious family, so how then did he go become St. Patrick, patron saint of Ireland, and the inspiration for this beer-gone-green holiday?1