St. Patrick's Day

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Patty's Potpourri

Reflecting on the life and witticisms of Oscar Wilde

The fair isle of Ireland has turned out many notable writers, artists, actors, and musicians, including Oscar Wilde. Although Wilde was a...

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The origins of Chicago's "green" river

Shades of green are everywhere on St. Patrick's Day. But arguably no green is more distinctive come Patty's Day than the green flowing...

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Explaining the mythical leprechaun

Celtic culture is ripe with legends and myths that help to entertain and explain the mysteries of life. Among such lore are leprechauns,...

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Irish baby names

Expecting parents whose child is likely to arrive on or near St. Patrick's Day may want to give the child a traditional Irish name to...

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