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St. Patrick's day greeting from the President of Ireland 2014
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St Patrick's Life
Legend has it that St Patrick drove all the snakes from the island of saints and scholars and began his conversion of the pagan Irish clans. More...
 
 
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GLOBAL GREENING 2014
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ST. PATRICK'S DAY FUN
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IRISH KITCHEN

st patricks day brunch recipe
Brunch Dishes for Paddy’s Day
By Margaret Johnson

With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner and a parade or two to celebrate the occasion, why not dispense with the expected meal of corned beef (or bacon) and cabbage, Irish stew, or beef and Guinness and host a pre-parade brunch or breakfast. This easy dish is sure to please.

st patricks day brunch recipe
Boxty - Irish Potato Pancakes
By Mairead Geary

Boxty on the griddle,
Boxty in the pan,
If you can’t make boxty,
You’ll never get a man.
Boxty on the griddle,
Boxty in the pan,
The wee one in the middle,
That’s the one for Mary Anne.

Irish American mom Mairead Geary cooks up some moreish recipes in preparation for St. Patrick's Day.

Crockpot Guinness Beef Stew
Crockpot Guinness beef stew is a perfect make-ahead meal for celebrating St. Patrick's Day with friends. Guinness can be bitter in a stew. This can be overcome by adding a little bit of chocolate to the stew...
Irish Brown Bread
Replicating the brown bread of my childhood, posed a challenge for me... American whole wheat flour is ground far finer, than its Irish counterpart. It does not produce a distinctive, large-crumb, brown bread. So I had to get my thinking cap on...


 
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