11 St. Patrick’s Day Traditions That Will Bring You Luck
You’ve heard of the luck of the Irish, but how can you get as much good fortune as possible on St. Paddy’s Day? Discover authentic Irish past times you didn’t know about, and learn the surprising history of others that actually originated in America.
Celebrating the Irish way
To celebrate the Ireland that actually exists, and not just the fantasy created around the holiday, on St. Patrick’s Day take the opportunity to learn about more real Irish traditions. Sing an Irish ballad, listen to traditional Irish folk music, take an Irish dance class, read Irish poetry, or even try speaking a bit of the Irish language. In doing so, you’ll become lucky not for some magical reason, but because you’ve experienced the rich culture of this fascinating country. Now, find out 21 things you didn’t know about St. Patrick’s Day.