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Notre Dame Leprechaun (Getty Images)
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What You Didn’t Know About Leprechauns

There are many things we associate with St. Patrick’s Day – the color green, parades, shamrocks, beer and leprechauns. Very odd that in the history of Irish folklore – there have never been any female leprechauns. There’s never been any explanation of how they might come to be you might say.

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When and Where are Buffalo’s St. Patrick’s Day Parades?

It's almost time to get your green on and come downtown for one of the biggest celebrations of the year in Buffalo. On Saint Patrick’s Day weekend (March 16-17), the entire city will be feeling the luck of the Irish this year. To celebrate the rich Irish heritage of Buffalo, thousands will come out and celebrate with two parades, one on Delaware Avenue and another in the Old First Ward.

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7 Things You Shouldn’t Do If You Meet a Leprechaun on St. Patrick’s Day

Leprechauns, the faires of Irish folklore (no disrespect) are popular symbols this time of year. With St. Patrick's Day on the horizon, the little men with their hidden coins, pots of gold and ginger muttonchops are running rampant through the streets spreading their magical mischief

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Danny Boy by the Muppets [VIDEO]

Happy St. Patrick's Day! What better way to celebrate this fabulous holiday then with a video of the Muppets singing the classic song!

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Even The Obamas’ Are Irish! “O”-Bama, Get It?

Everyone’s  Irish on St. Patrick’s Day!  Saturday is the official day although parades and festivities are held during the entire weekend.  To the Irish, St. Patrick’s Day isn’t about drinking beer and partying.  For Catholics in Ireland, its a family day that starts out with church services in the morning to honor their patron saint and usually a parade in the afternoon.

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Serving up corned beef and cabbage at Frontier Middle School (Dale Mussen photo)
Serving up corned beef and cabbage at Frontier Middle School (Dale Mussen photo)
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Why It’s Called “Corned” Beef

Corned beef and cabbage is associated with Ireland and St. Patrick's Day as much as shamrocks, leprechauns, potatoes and the color green.  But why is it called "corned" beef?  It all has to do with the way it was prepared as far back as the 1600's.

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Strange Green Liquid in Dallas Waterway Isn’t for St. Patrick’s Day

Cities like Chicago dye their rivers green to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Dallas, however, isn’t trying to start their own green tradition, at least not intentionally.

A waterway just outside of the Medical City Dallas Hospital started to fill with a mysterious green goo last Wednesday.

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17 Dogs Rockin’ Adorable St. Patrick’s Day Costumes

St. Patrick’s Day is coming up fast, and you know what that means? You’ll soon be crawling through pubs, plumping up your beer belly and pinching everyone not wearing green. Even if you’ve already got your costume planned out, chances are your pooch is feeling left out.

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day From WYRK [VIDEO]

We just wanted to put together a quick video for all of you out there who are Irish and celebrate St. Patrick's Day and for those of you who aren't Irish but celebrate anyway.  With the help of the website Jib Jab.com we sang a little song for you called "Magical Brew"  Enjoy!

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10 Lucky Movie Quotes for St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day brings out the superstitious side in all of us. Lucky charms come front-and-center this week as we head into the holiday weekend. Though St. Patrick’s Day doesn’t get the same love in cinema that other high-profile holidays receive, Hollywood does have a rich tradition of crediting “Lady Luck” for certain milestones and achievements. Here are 10 “lucky” movie quotes that you can pull out on St. Pat’s Day.

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Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day Like An Irishman [VIDEO]

This Saturday is a big day for many of us who are Irish. I will be out performing this Saturday night at a local Saint Patrick's day celebration and I have my outfit all picked out. I'll be wearing one of my favorite Irish t-shirts, green beads around my neck, and a very goofy looking Jameson hat. M

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One Big Reason Many Stay Away From Buffalo’s St. Patty’s Day Parade Downtown! [VIDEO] [NSFW]

I know a lot of people are real psyched for this weekend's St. Patty's day drunk-fest.  Many guys I know are renting buses, readying costumes...etc...etc  I, for one, want no part of it this year.  I've done it many years in the past and I've just lost interest.  Maybe I'm growing up...lol...or to some growing boring/old!  If you take the time to Youtube--St. Patty's Day Buffalo NY....you'll find a lot of videos and 50% of them are the brawls.  I know a number of guys involved in a few of the videos.  The one I chose to show you is free of any of my friends/acquaintances.....This is the reason why I don't go anymore....(and it's not the bagpipes).....

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