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Dunkin' Dunts Munchkins are too easy

Help me think of miniaturized versions of Irish food! [more inside]
posted by kidsleepy on Feb 16, 2012 - 29 answers

Keep it weird, my Gaelic friends

I need some Dublin pointers. I'll be there for a short stay, and since I'm going over on St. Patricks day (as well as my birthday), there will be no historical touring for me. So, I'd love to know about any unique Dublin sites (for instance the torture museum in Amsterdam), including any day trips - bonus points if any of these include drag queens! [more inside]
posted by Unred on Feb 2, 2011 - 10 answers

Why do people get pinched on St. Paddy's Day?

What is the history behind pinching those who don't wear green on St. Patrick's Day? This WikiAnswer page says it was thought that "if you wore green, it made you invisible to the Leprechauns, which was good because they would pinch anyone they could see." [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Mar 17, 2009 - 17 answers

It doesn't actually taste like shamrocks. . .

How would you describe the taste of a shamrock shake? [more inside]
posted by dinty_moore on Mar 12, 2009 - 34 answers

St. Patty's in Ireland

Any advice for traveling to Ireland for St. Patrick's Day? [more inside]
posted by j1950 on Dec 4, 2008 - 16 answers

Greenify my Patty's Day weekeing in Chicago

What are some not-to-be-missed events, activities, bars, and traditions in Chicago for St. Patrick's Day? [more inside]
posted by wordsmith on Mar 8, 2008 - 5 answers

I guess "Whiskey in the Jar" is out...

My mother the preschool teacher would like links to downloadable kid-friendly Irish music. [more inside]
posted by Soliloquy on Mar 14, 2007 - 5 answers

Whiskey in the Jar

In preparation for St. Patrick's Day: Name the best Irish drinking songs, including the best versions. And go ahead and throw the Pogues in, because I know you can't help yourself -- what's their best song about drinking?
posted by Astro Zombie on Mar 14, 2007 - 56 answers

Help me figure out my Irish ancestry ...

Help me determine how much green blood runs through my veins. [more inside]
posted by WCityMike on Mar 17, 2006 - 24 answers

Protestants and St. Patrick's Day

Today is St. Patrick's day. Is it only a holiday for catholic Irish? In NYC, the big 5th Avenue parade is run by a Catholic Org. (thereby prohibiting gays), but is labeled as an "Irish Pride" Parade, but we never hear about the protestant side of the Irish? [more inside]
posted by Duck_Lips on Mar 17, 2006 - 39 answers

Planning a traditional Irish Meal.

Being 1/2 Irish I really should know the answers to these questions, but I don't. This year I'm taking over the St. Patrick's Day dinner from my mom. 1) How much corned beef and cabbage do I need for 7 adults and three kids? 2) Is there a traditional Irish dessert (besides whiskey) that should be served afterwards? 3) What about appetizers? 4) Are the draft bottles of Guinness as good as the cans? 4b) Are they pint-sized? 5) Any other tips, other than not wearing orange?
posted by bondcliff on Mar 15, 2004 - 16 answers

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