A feast for Saint Patrick

Donegal oysters with Guinness & whiskey jelly

Today is St Patrick’s Day, also known as Lá Fhéile Pádraig or the Feast Of St Patrick, so what better way to celebrate than with a fine Irish feast? March 17th is widely accepted as being the date on which Patrick, patron saint of Ireland, died in 461, and has been celebrated in Ireland and around the world ever since. Falling during Lent, fasting requirements are lifted for the day, hence its association with being a day for big parties and indulgence!
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