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ST. PATRICK'S DAY

WEARING GREEN IS THE OLDEST IRISH CUSTOM ON ST. PATRICK'S DAY.
THE COLOR GREEN IS THE COLOR OF THE CATHOLIC IRISH, AND WEARING
IT SHOWS YOUR RESPECT FOR YOUR COUNTRY AND YOUR FAITH.

Submitter comment: ALL THE ITEMS I HAVE LEARNED HAVE BEEN
TAUGHT TO ME OVER THE YEARS BY
MY RELATIVES. I CAN'T PINPOINT EXACT DATES OR PEOPLE THOUGH.

Where learned: HOME ; RELATIVES HOME

James Callow Keyword(s): NATIONALISM ; SYMBOL

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- March 17 Feast of St. Patrick
BELIEF -- Color

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SAINT PATRICK'S DAY

DRINKING GREEN BEER IS ANOTHER TRADITIONAL CUSTOM. YOU DRINK THE
HEALTH OF IRELAND, GOD, AND YOUR FAMILY.

Where learned: HOME ; RELATIVES HOME

James Callow Keyword(s): DRINKING A TOAST

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- March 17 Feast of St. Patrick
Food Drink -- Alcoholic beverage Fermented
BELIEF -- Color
SPEECH -- Formula

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SAINT PATRICK'S DAY

THE TUG OF WAR BETWEEN THE GERMANS AND IRISH IS A LONG STANDING GAME.
ON ST. PATRICK'S DAY. I CAN'T FIND IT'S ORIGINS OR THE REASON FOR IT.

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

James Callow Keyword(s): NATONALISM

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- March 17 Feast of St. Patrick

Date learned: CA1960-1975

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SAINT PATRICK'S DAY

THE BELIEF IN LEPRECHAUNS IS MOST PREVALENT ON ST. PAT'S DAY. PEOPLE
BELIEVE IN ANY CHARM OR SPELL WHICH WILL HELP THEM FIND A LEPRECHAUN.

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

Subject headings: Charm / Enchantment / Conjuration
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- March 17 Feast of St. Patrick
BELIEF -- Fairy Elf Goblin Gnome
BELIEF -- Word Letter

Date learned: CA1960-1975

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SAINT PATRICK'S DAY

THE MEN OF IRISH FAMILIES MARCH IN PARADES ALL DAY WHILE
THE WOMEN SIT AT HOME WITH OTHER FEMALE RELATIVES.

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

James Callow Keyword(s): SEXISM?

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- March 17 Feast of St. Patrick

Date learned: CA1960-1975

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SAINT PATRICK'S DAY

ONE OF THE THINGS THE WOMEN ALWAYS DID WAS TO DYE THEIR
HAIR GREEN WITH FOOD COLORING.

Submitter comment: IN MY GRANDMOTHER'S DAY THE UNMARRIED WOMEN DIED THEIR HAIR.
NOW IT IS DONE MORE IN THE HIGHSCHOOLS.

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

James Callow Keyword(s): COLOR ; GREEN HAIR COLORING

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- March 17 Feast of St. Patrick
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Typical Elements of a Festive Pattern
ART CRAFT ARCHITECTURE -- Color Design
BELIEF -- Color

Date learned: CA1960-1975

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SAINT PATRICK'S DAY

SINGING IRISH SONGS AROUND THE TABLE OR AT A BAR IS A FAVORITE OF
MANY FAMILIES

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- March 17 Feast of St. Patrick

Date learned: 00001960-1975

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SAINT PATRICK'S DAY

ONE OF THE WAYS WE ALWAYS CELEBRATED WAS TO HAVE ALL THE RELATIVES
OVER FOR AN IRISH DINNER.

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- March 17 Feast of St. Patrick
Food Drink -- Typical menus for the various meals For meal hours, see F574.84. Special or festive meals

Date learned: CA1960-1975

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ST. PATRICK'S DAY

FOR AS LONG AS I CAN REMEMBER MY GRANDMOTHER HAS ALWAYS
MADE A GREEN IRISH WHISKEY PIE. IT'S A BASIC
CHEESECAKE WITH FOOD COLORING AND WHISKEY.

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- March 17 Feast of St. Patrick
Food Drink -- Pastry Sweet Dessert

Date learned: CA1960-1975

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ST. PATRICK'S DAY

ONE OF THE MEN'S FAVORITES IS TO HIT ALL THE IRISH BARS IN THE AREA.

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- March 17 Feast of St. Patrick

Date learned: CA1960-1975

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ST. PATRICK'S DAY

MANY TIMES,THE IRISH FEEL THIS DAY IS THE BEST TIME TO HAVE YOUR
HOUSE BLESSED.

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- March 17 Feast of St. Patrick
BELIEF -- Prayer

Date learned: CA1960-1975

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ST. PATRICK'S DAY

LIGHTING GREEN CANDLES AND PUTTING THEM IN THE WINDOWS
IS A COMMON PRACTICE OF RESPECT AND REVERENCE FOR ST. PAT.

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- March 17 Feast of St. Patrick
BELIEF -- Religious hero
BELIEF -- Color

Date learned: CA1960-1975

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ST. PATRICK'S DAY

MOST FAMILIES VIE FOR THE ATTENTION OF THE PARISH PRIEST.
INVITING HIM TO DINNER OR FOR A DRINK
BRINGS GOOD LUCK TO YOUR HOME.

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

James Callow Keyword(s): COLLECTOR'S SPELLING CORRECTED

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- March 17 Feast of St. Patrick

Date learned: CA1960-1975

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ST. PATRICK'S DAY

KISSING A PIECE OF THE BLARNEY STONE IS A COMMON GOOD LUCK PRACTICE.

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- March 17 Feast of St. Patrick
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.22

Date learned: CA1960-1975

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ST. PATRICK'S DAY

NEVER GET MAD AT ANYONE ON ST. PAT'S DAY OR YOU WILL BE MAD ALL YEAR.

Submitter comment: EVERY ST. PAT'S DAY WHEN THE MEN HAVE BEEN OUT DRINKING
THE WOMEN SAY THIS TO PREVENT FAMILY FIGHTS.

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

James Callow Keyword(s): ANGER

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- March 17 Feast of St. Patrick
BELIEF -- Measure of time Year

Date learned: CA1960-1975

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ST. PATRICKS DAY CUSTOM

IN CERTAIN AREAS, ST. PATRICKS DAY IS "CELEBRATED" AMONG
SCHOOLCHILDREN IN THE FOLLOWING WAY: ANY CHILD WHO ARRIVES
AT SCHOOL NOT WEARING A GREEN ARTICLE OF CLOTHING IS
MERCILESSLY PINCHED BY CLASSMATES UNTIL THE UNFORTUNATE CHILD
EITHER ESCAPES SHRIEKING OR SUMMONS AID.

Where learned: MISSOURI ; SAINT JOSEPH

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- March 17 Feast of St. Patrick
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- School
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20

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I DONT CARE IF THERES SNOW UP TO YOUR KNEES ON ST. PATRICKS DAY-
THATS WHEN YOU PLANT POTATOES IF THEYRE GONNA GROW RIGHT.

Where learned: MISSOURI ; AGENCY

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- March 17 Feast of St. Patrick
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20
BELIEF -- Plant husbandry Farming
BELIEF -- P663

Date learned: CA00001967

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CORN BEEF AND CABBAGE ON ST. PATRICK'S DAY.

Submitter comment: IN IRELAND

Data entry tech comment: ST. PATRICK'S DAY: MARCH 17

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT ; CAMPUS

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- March 17 Feast of St. Patrick
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20 F642.9

Date learned: 11-02-1971

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GREEN BEER ON ST. PAT'S DAY

IT IS CUSTOMARY FOR THE TAVERN OWNERS OF THE FOX VALLEY IN
WISCONSIN TO COLOR THEIR BEER GREEN ON ST. PAT'S DAY. IT IS A WIDELY
CELEBRATED CUSTOM AND THE TAVERNS ALWAYS ENJOY A GOOD RESPONSE.
THE EVENT IS CELEBRATED ON MARCH 17.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT WITNESSED THE CUSTOM.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- March 17 Feast of St. Patrick
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20 F642.9

Date learned: 10-04-1967

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