Shamrocks, Harps, and Shillelaghs

Break out your green – Saint Patrick’s Day (March 17) is fast approaching!  This traditionally religious holiday has in its emigration to America largely morphed into a secularized celebration of all things Irish – further punctuated by President Obama’s 2011 proclamation designating the month of March as Irish-American Heritage Month.  Check out some of these resources available from the Georgia State University Library that explore Saint Patrick and the holiday, Irish music, and Irish-American identity.

"Ireland's Historical Emblems"

From Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division

E-Books

Scholarly Articles

Online Films

 

Pres. Obama accepting shamrocks

President Obama accepts shamrocks at the signing of the "Irish-American Heritage Month" Proclamation

Music – for Listening and Playing

 

Books

Children’s and Teen Books

And don’t forget about the Atlanta’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade this Saturday at Noon!

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