st. patrick's day http://kplu.org en Photos: Snapshots from St. Patrick's Day Dash http://kplu.org/post/photos-snapshots-st-patricks-day-dash Mon, 18 Mar 2013 01:43:44 +0000 Martha Kang 8034 at http://kplu.org Photos: Snapshots from St. Patrick's Day Dash Photos from the St. Patrick's Day Dash in Seattle - share yours http://kplu.org/post/photos-st-patricks-day-dash-seattle-share-yours <p><a href="http://www.stpatsdash.com/index.php/about">According to the Website for the St. Patrick&#39;s Day Dash</a> in Seattle, the event began 27 years ago as a race between bars and as a training event for an Irish Olympian. Now it&rsquo;s Seattle&rsquo;s largest single-distance run/walk, jog or crawl where the winners cross the finish before the last person starts.&nbsp; The Dash covers nearly 4 miles of city streets with a 15,000 person ribbon of green.&nbsp;</p><p><span class="commentBody" data-jsid="text">We&#39;d love to see your photos </span>&ndash; <span class="commentBody" data-jsid="text">please post them in the comments section below. Cheers!</span></p><p> Sat, 17 Mar 2012 19:02:33 +0000 Erin Hennessey 4469 at http://kplu.org Photos from the St. Patrick's Day Dash in Seattle - share yours A St. Patrick's poem on shamrocks and stereotypes http://kplu.org/post/st-patricks-poem-shamrocks-and-stereotypes Ireland has launched some of the greatest writers in English literature, from William Butler Yeats to Oscar Wilde to George Bernard Shaw.<p>To honor St. Patrick's Day, Irish expatriate Frank Delaney, has penned a poem especially for NPR's <em>Weekend Edition </em>called<em> </em>"Drowning the Shamrock." Delaney is the author of the novel <em>Ireland</em>; his career has lasted more than three decades and includes more than 3,500 interviews with some of the world's most significant writers. Sat, 17 Mar 2012 19:00:23 +0000 4470 at http://kplu.org A St. Patrick's poem on shamrocks and stereotypes They don't eat corned beef and cabbage in Ireland http://kplu.org/post/they-dont-eat-corned-beef-and-cabbage-ireland <p>Sure, the traditional St. Patrick&#39;s&nbsp; Day dinner all over the world is corned beef and cabbage.&nbsp; But not in Ireland.&nbsp; So what do the Irish in Ireland eat on March 17th? Wed, 14 Mar 2012 11:30:00 +0000 Dick Stein 4428 at http://kplu.org They don't eat corned beef and cabbage in Ireland