SAINT PATRICK'S PARADE IN DUBLIN - MARCHING BANDS

Today's St Patrick's Day celebrations have been greatly influenced by those that developed among the Irish diaspora, especially in North America. Until the late 20th century, St Patrick's Day was often a bigger celebration among the diaspora than it was in Ireland.
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I like this modern representation of the legend associated with St. Patrick. I especially like the reference to Michael Flatley (see the writing on the snakes).  A major part of the legend of St Patrick is that he drove all snakes out of Ireland forever. Of course this is probably just a metaphor for the fact that he drove out pagan beliefs and rituals, which are commonly associated with snakes.

Dublin Street Art – Banishing the Serpents From Modern Ireland Image by infomatique Banishing the Serpents From Modern Ireland I like this modern representation of the legend associated with …

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