March 17, 1988 |
President Reagan paid a surprise visit to an Irish pub in this Washington suburb today, hoisting a pint of beer in honor of the wearing of the green--and picking up the tab. Reagan munched on corned beef and cabbage at Ireland's Own with conservative columnist James J. Kilpatrick under the watchful eyes of dozens of loud, singing, St. Patrick's Day customers. The President, a moderate drinker, left most of the beer in his glass.
March 10, 1988
The leprechauns are about, and it's time to celebrate the wearing o' the green. St. Patrick's Day is always a special day whether you're Irish or not, and Pear Patrick Dessert will be a delightful addition to holiday dinner menu. PEAR PATRICK DESSERT 1 (16-ounce) can pear halves 1 (3-ounce) package lime gelatin 1 cup boiling water 1/2 cup cold water 1/2 cup whipping cream 2 teaspoons powdered sugar 1/2 cup chopped nuts Lime slices Drain pears, reserving 1/2 cup pear syrup and 3 pear halves.
March 14, 1987 |
Prime Minister Charles Haughey, eager to boost U.S. investment in Ireland, will make a three-day trip to Washington next week to celebrate St. Patrick's Day and confer with President Reagan. Haughey will also be eager to counteract what is perceived here as pessimistic foreign press comments on Ireland's economic prospects in coverage of his narrow election victory last month, a government spokesman said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 18, 1985 |
A message in green on a white T-shirt Sunday at Bowers Museum read: "You can always tell an Irishman . . . but you can't tell him much." Still, the Irish who attended the Erin on the Green festival in Santa Ana may have learned something new about their heritage from the artisans, musicians and entertainers there to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.