It’s now 13 years since my Dad was buried. St Patricks Day is getting even more attention in the media and from partygoers, and the Irish dancers are even more skilled than a year ago. This day is always more of a cause for celebration than commiseration. As my Dad would have wanted. Cheers, and happy saint’s day to you all.


Is it just me, or has the world suddenly gone crazy for St Paddy’s? It’s only in recent memory that 17 March becomes the cue for card shops to transform into a sea of emerald green, for shamrocks and cartoon leprechauns to be emblazoned in front windows, and for men in big, funny hats to enjoy daytime pints of Guinness outside pubs on the high street.

Is it just me, or does St Patrick’s Day prompt more

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