Have you ever wondered where St. Patrick's Day originated? Do you know the American city that held the first St. Patrick's Day celebration? Do you know why the harp became the national symbol of Ireland? The answers to these and many more questions are found in Irish Eyes Are Still Smiling. Here, you will uncover the legends, lore, and trivia that surround Ireland's - and America's - favorite March holiday. You discover why the official St. Patrick's Day color should be blue. And why leprechauns became associated with kindly fellows. And how St. Patrick became an important saint of the Emerald Isle. This is an update of our previously published When Irish Eyes Are Smiling chock full of even more trivia, content, and lore. So give yourself a hearty "rest of the afternoon," and check out Irish Eyes Are Still Smiling. Who knows? You might be celebrating the gift of Blarney at a home near you.