Posted by Queen of Urban Legend at 64-205-217-231.client.dsl.net on March 17, 2003 at 09:19:03:
In Reply to: St Patrick. Wasn't he the one who... posted by Eyesonly on March 17, 2003 at 09:12:54:
That's what he is the most famous for doing...but the celebration of St. Patrick's Day originally had more to do with the fact that St. Patrick brought Christianity to Ireland (it is doubtful that there were ever any snakes in Ireland to begin with). I believe that it is actually a religious holiday in Ireland (rather than just a green beer drinking day)...mayhaps there's some Irish folk on the board who can confirm?
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