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Celebrate St. Patrick's Day Authentically With Michael Collins

  Not everybody knows the true history of why we celebrate St. Patrick's Day.  For most, it is a day/week/month-long excuse to drink to excess while wearing all sorts of ridiculous, green ornaments and clothing, act like idiots, and pass it off as a celebration.  However, did you know that March 17 is the anniversary of St. Patrick's (the patron saint of Ireland) death in 493?  I suspect not. The Irish have done a great job of keeping their rich history hidden...

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