Monday is St. Patrick’s Day, which means clover-sporting crowds around the world will raise a pint (or two) that night. But in Dublin, the celebration is well underway. The St. Patrick’s Day Festival kicked off on Friday the 14th, as entertainers, performers and revelers flooded into Dublin.
St. Patrick's Day this month brings to mind the legendary luck of the Irish—though the phrase may actually have roots more American than Irish. This insight got us thinking: Why are certain charms and customs considered lucky in different cultures?