There are more Americans of Irish ancestry than there are people in Ireland, which practically makes St. Patricks Day a national holiday here.

By Craig Sailor

The News Tribune

There are more Americans of Irish ancestry than there are people in Ireland, which practically makes St. Patrick’s Day a national holiday here. But don’t worry if you can’t trace your roots back to the Emerald Isle. As Russ Heaton, owner of Doyle’s Public House in Tacoma, says: “Everybody’s Irish that day.”...

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