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I Don’t Want to Cancel St. Paddy’s Day — I Want to Renovate It

We should celebrate Irish culture for its beauty and courage without the tacky drunken debauchery.

Dingle, Ireland. Photo by Lizzie Finn
Dingle, Ireland. Photo by Lizzie Finn

If St. Patrick’s Day were a house, it would be a sprawling, termite-infested structure, stuck in a tacky timewarp, in desperate need of a modern update.

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