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5 Ways to Honor St. Patrick’s Day You’ve Never Heard of Before

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• Own a little piece of the Emerald Isle with this Kickstarter called “Jar of Ireland,” which has been raising money to mail jars of Irish soil around the world.

Irish Elvis impersonators walk down a 98-foot-long street in Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas, in what organizers bill as the world’s shortest St. Patrick’s Day parade.

• A man was photographed drinking bottled beer while taped to a lamp post over the weekend:

There's a guy taped to a lamp post in Temple Bar! #stpatricksday #dublin pic.twitter.com/kf5dfox0En

— Janet Newenham (@janetnewenham) March 15, 2015

• Green beer can be made at home using a half teaspoon of antioxidant-rich matcha powder dissolved in warm water and filling up the rest of the glass with beer.

• This Irish Setter was dressed like Michael Jackson at the Saint Patrick’s Day parade in Tokyo on Sunday.

An Irish setter wearing a Michael Jackson costume takes part in a St. Patrick's Day parade in Tokyo on March 15, 2015.Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP—Getty Images



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