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Happy St Patrick's Day


Published in Genes Reunited Blog on 16 Mar 2015 16:16 : st patricks day st patrick ireland irish tradition 17th march saint : 2 comments : 1626 views

In the last 315 years, up to 10 million people have left their homes in Ireland to start a new life overseas. Thanks to this diaspora the festival day of Ireland’s foremost patron saint, St Patrick, is now a global celebration enjoyed by millions of people all over the world.