. . . on St. Patrick’s Day. Put on a little green, have yourself a corned beef and drink a pint of Guinness. Or better yet, sit down this evening with a big bowl of popcorn and watch The Fugitive. (Apparently I’m not the only one who thinks of that movie on this holiday. Get the full story here.)
Last year I was in Dublin for St. Patty’s Day and was disappointed to report that the Liffey is no longer dyed green. If you want to see that, you’ll have to make like Richard Kimble and head for Chicago!
For those readers who’ve commented that learning certain key phrases in the language makes traveling easier and helps smooth relations with the locals, here’s one you can practice before your next trip to Ireland:
Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig!