St. Patrick's Day
PARADE - NYC 2013
Saint Patrick's Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick - Irish: Lá Fhéile Pádraig - is a cultural and religious celebration held on 17 March, the traditional death date of Saint Patrick (c. AD 385–461), the foremost patron saint of Ireland.
This day commemorates Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland.
It also celebrates the heritage and culture of the Irish in general.