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Travel Forums Off Topic ST. PATRICK'S DAY

1. Posted by chayisun (Budding Member 163 posts) 6y

Well, it's almost over but, since nobody has mentioned it.....HAPPY ST. PADDY'S DAY. Being Irish I can say that...Well, not ALL irish. Some Scottish in there..Oh, and one of the relatives was from Wales. Also, we had an English Robber Baron in there, too.

He wasn't actually a baron. More like a highwayman who robbed from the rich and kept the money for himself.

2. Posted by beerman (Respected Member 1631 posts) 6y

Gee, I kind of felt sorry for this lonely little Happy 2 Days After St. Paddy's Day all!!! It's nearly the weekend here in North America....reason enough to turn green again ( I think we're having corned beef and cabbage tonight too - mmmmm, a little malt vinegar, some nice mustard.......).

I did have the chance to see the revelers in Chicago last Saturday - the Chicago River had been dyed the most unnatural neon green color - and the 100,000 or so revelers all seemed to think that staggering around IN the street in traffic was just the thing to do. In the tradition of Irish Chicagoans, we collected a "driver points" by running over some of the more inebriated males.......10 or more points for knocking them over (extra for style), 3 points for just running over feet, no hitting women or children unless absolutely necessary to achieve a higher score.

Ah, to be kissin' tha Blarney Stone that's a euphemism for being face down in the toilet!!!!!

3. Posted by Rraven (Travel Guru 5924 posts) 6y

so being a week late I will use the excuse that being Irish I was still partying ;) Hope you all had a fab green time

4. Posted by Swept Away (Travel Guru 1113 posts) 6y

I met atleast 6 Irish travellers that night and one American who claims to be Irish.

Now, I would add the Irish in my list of favorite people, along with Andrea Corr and the Cranberries, and U2.

5. Posted by flyingbob (Inactive 842 posts) 6y

Quoting Swept Away

I met at least 6 Irish travellers that night and one American who claims to be Irish.

Quite interesting. I travel to both the USA and Canada quite a lot (I'm living in the UK) and just about every person I sit and have a drink with, in either country, claims to have a relative from somewhere in Europe. The amount of people that are from Irish descent is high too.