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Women throughout Ireland are denied access to safe, free, and legal abortions, as abortion is illegal and criminalized throughout the island of Ireland. This includes Northern Ireland which is a part of the United Kingdom. Firstly the hypocrisy of this scenario must be pointed out.
More common than a "Kiss Me, I'm Irish" shirt on St. Patrick's Day, the colour green is all around us. Whether it's the leaves in the trees, on your plate or the scarf of someone sitting across from you on public transit, it's hard to go a day without seeing green.
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We're all going green this weekend for St. Patrick's Day! And while it's just a few days away, we're so excited that we're prepping for it a little in advance. St. Patrick's Day is commonly associated with a ton of beer, cocktails and fun-filled parties, so it's no wonder that everyone gathers together to celebrate this holiday!
You don't need the luck of the Irish to find affordable last-minute flights for St. Paddy's weekend. March 17 falls on a Friday (a March Break Friday for many), making this an ideal year for a long weekend celebration. And it's not too late to get in on the fun.
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"Green and drunk" doesn't need to be the only theme of the night, and these great Toronto locations new and old prove it. Let's celebrate the absence of snakes in Ireland, or something!
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For drunk driving, nonetheless.
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When you think of St. Patrick, the man who brought Christianity to Ireland, what do you see? A man with a white beard in green clerical robes, wearing a mitre, carrying a crook? This is the commonly recognized version of the saint but it turns out that much of his costume has been appropriated from different time periods and is not necessarily true to the period in which St. Patrick lived.
With our favourite Irish holiday just around the corner, it's only fitting to show how you can make your home green, too. And we don't just mean decorating the space in shamrocks, but instead by incorporating these eco-friendly devices.
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To this day, the grassy landscapes of Ireland remain free of any snake species. And despite the popular tale of Saint Patrick banishing them all, they always have. According to scientists, there has never been any fossil evidence of snakes found on the island; proving no snake has ever slithered on Irish soil. It is believed snakes were unable to reach these lands due to the Ice Age, which kept Irish territory too cold for snakes to survive.
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St. Patrick's Day is always fun and festive, and if you're on your home search, you may be feeling the luck of the Irish. You might not think that finding the perfect home has so much to do with luck and superstition, but for some, it's on the list.
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Aside from turning these overnight oats a thematically appropriate green hue, matcha green tea powder is packed with recovery polyphenol antioxidants that protect your cells from damage. It also has a kick of caffeine to get your morning started, along with l-theanine which has anti-stress and relaxation properties. And you might need that depending on where you wake up the next day. Just saying.
Gin, vodka and so much more!