Posts Tagged ‘Global Irish’

St. Patrick’s Diaspora:
19 Places Other than Dublin to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

We’re familiar with the traditionally large-scale and internationally renowned St. Patrick’s Day celebrations – New York, Boston, Chicago, Dublin, and the like – but what about the other 190 countries? What about the other 47 U.S. states? What about upstate? In addition to national landmarks, fountains, and even rivers (looking at you, Chicago) turning greenRead more..

Into Africa,
Seeing and Believing

We’re juggling with numbers here. Every five seconds someone in the world loses his/her sight; a child goes blind every minute. That amounts to seven million cases a year. Add that to 45 million people already blind and another 135 million with limited vision. Patricia Hallahan, regional director with Sight Savers International, confesses she’s notRead more..