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Students give interesting insight on St. Patrick’s Day traditions

Seven years ago, Rooney went to the New York St. Patrick’s Day Parade as per tradition. He encourages his peers to wear green and reinsures that you don’t have to be Irish in order to celebrate the holiday.

Allison Li, Beats Editor

March 21, 2017

Freshman Michael Rooney What is St. Patrick’s Day? Saint Patrick’s Day marks the anniversary of the death of Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. There’s a long story about how he originally arrived in Ireland, but it’s one I’m not too familiar with so I won’t attempt to tell it. Ar...