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How to celebrate and remember

How to celebrate and remember

Editor’s Be aware: Look Who’s Speaking explores the most new happenings all-around town and what residents believe about it. 

St. Patrick’s Day has turn out to be a much-celebrated holiday break in the United States, featuring plenty of drinking and revelry and a number of strange traditions. It’s a significantly cry from the holiday’s beginnings in Ireland as a solemn religious event in honor of the country’s Patron Saint, Patrick, who reportedly died on March 17, 461.

Today, about 10% of Individuals assert to be of Irish descent, and towns all over the region celebrate the working day. In Houston County, the town of Erin has one particular of the most significant St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in the country.

The initial St. Patrick’s Working day parade truly dates back to 18th century New York.

Thousands turned out Saturday for Erin's annual St. Patrick's Day parade and celebration.

The Leaf-Chronicle questioned Clarksville citizens to share some of their favorite reminiscences from St. Paddy’s Day and how they like to celebrate.

“My oldest son was born on St. Patrick’s Day,” Janet Holleman said. “While I was in labor, my husband appeared at me (wondering this was amusing) and reported, ‘you don’t have on environmentally friendly, I believe I will pinch you.’ I mentioned, if you pinch me I will knock you out, if and when I get out of this bed.”