Whether you have deep Irish roots or simply love a good shepherd’s pie, St. Patrick’s Day is a widely celebrated holiday often recognized by cooking up authentic, Irish-inspired dishes.
Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, Ancestry.com is making 10 million Catholic parish records from Ireland — some dating to 1655 — available online for free to help you trace your Irish heritage.
A story rooted in Irish history unfolded onstage in front of a small theater crammed full of people, including D.C.\’s Irish Embassy (and bravo for the actors and actresses who didn\’t let the loud buzzing and ringing electronic devices during the performance interrupt the flow and feel of their scenes).
In the notoriously tightly wound city of Washington D.C., St. Patrick\’s Day offers residents a rare chance to cut loose. Here are some St. Paddy\’s events happening around the capital.