My name is Seamus, and here's why I don't celebrate St. Patrick's Day Published: March 17, 2014

From the Huffington Post: My name is Seamus, but I don't celebrate St. Patrick's Day.

I'm worried the holiday has become a farce, a celebration of cartoonish symbols of Irish culture that minimize, dilute and demean what it means to be Irish.

In fact, St. Patrick's Day as we know it is really an American invention. Here are a few facts about the history of St. Patrick's Day that might surprise you ...

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