The tradition was brought to America by Irish immigrants whose ancestors had endured religious persecution.
Site was place of worship for persecuted Catholics during "penal times"
St. Finbarr reportedly established this special pilgrimage site before casting out a local dragon.
The UK parliament has taken action to keep the Northern Ireland government running, but it includes controversial provisions.
While Patrick became the "Apostle of Ireland," he wasn't the first bishop to preach on the Emerald Isle.
Join in the celebration of a great saint in the heart of the Big Apple.
According to local traditions, St. Darerca was a holy woman who had her own role in evangelizing Ireland.
The pagan druids were astonished at what happened and many converted to Christianity because of it.
Returned to its resting place after it had gone missing for a week, it is unclear why the head was stolen.
Add a little romantic charm from the Emerald Isle to your special day.