St. Patricks day

The term "shamrock" derives from the Irish word, seamrog, which translates to "little clover." (Credit: Paul McErlane/Getty Images)

A Four Leaf Clover Is Not A Shamrock

A local flower shop is clearing up a misconception many people may have about Ireland’s national flower: A four leaf clover is not a shamrock.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/17/2013

Police Cracking Down On Drunk Drivers Through April 8

Luck may belong to the Irish, but it won’t help Michigan motorists who don’t designate a sober driver over the next few weeks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2013

FOX 2's Charlie LeDuff

Fox 2 Reporter Charlie LeDuff Accused Of Biting, Spewing Obscenities During Brawl

Charlie LeDuff allegedly was involved in a brawl during the Corktown St. Patrick’s Day Parade Sunday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2013

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Best Ways For Kids To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2013 In Detroit

Although St. Patrick’s Day is generally thought of as a holiday for grown-ups, you might be surprised to learn there are a number of ways kids can celebrate the holiday here in metro Detroit. Read on to find a celebration for the whole family.

CBS Detroit–03/08/2013

A sea of green at Sean O'Callaghan's pub in Plymouth on St. Patrick's Day. (WWJ: Beth Fisher)

Pubs Are Crawling With St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

It’s Saint Patrick’s Day — and there are lots of celebrations going on in metro Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/17/2012

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Rice May Be The Cure For Your Phone On St. Paddy’s Day

If you have a plan to do any St. Paddy’s Day drinking with your cell phone around – you may want to keep a bag of rice handy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/17/2012

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St. Paddy’s Day Recipes: Corned Beef, Irish Stew And Green Sodas

Here’s our version of corned beef and cabbage and green sodas for a festive St. Patrick’s Day meal. What’s your favorite Irish recipe?

CBS Detroit–03/16/2012

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Best Bets For Irish Music In Detroit

Celtic music has a long, storied history rich in tradition. Break out your finest green attire and revel in that tradition at some of Detroit’s most popular Irish-themed events and establishments.

03/15/2012

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Best Places For Fine Irish Whiskey In Detroit

For an authentic St. Patrick’s Day this year, sip on some traditional Irish whiskey at some of the best pubs the Detroit Metro area has to offer.

03/14/2012

Andy Lee (R), of Limerick, Ireland, punches during his 6th round Middleweight bout against Dennis Sharpe of Bayonne, New Jersey during a 2006 fight in New York. (credit: Getty Images)

Pre-St. Patrick’s Day Brawl Will Feature Irish Fighter

The head of Kronk gym is hosting a Pre- St. Patrick’s day brawl Saturday night.

97.1 The Ticket–03/10/2012

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