They were under tyrannical foreign rule for more than five centuries. Their history is marked by oppression and tragedy.
Their religion was banned as was their native language. Much of their music conveys sorrow and suffering.
They are the Irish. St. Patrick’s Day is March 17. Greeting cards on the subject are already available. One we saw recently showed two girls who were the picture of health. Shamrocks also adorned the card. Inside it had a supposed Irish blessing that ended with “Wishing you the luck of the Irish.” The card was immediately replaced in its slot.
Luck of the Irish? Wouldn’t that be a grand thing to wish .... (Full Story)