History of Reek Sunday: The Legend of St Patrick Driving the Snakes from Ireland

Several years ago, at this time of the Summer, on one of my teaching trips to Ireland, I found myself on the west coast, where they have a saying,

Ahh… west o’ here, the next parish over is Boston.

This Sunday, the last one in July every year, marks Reek Sunday or Garland Sunday in Ireland. During…

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Bill Petro

Bill Petro

Writer and technologist. Author of fascinating articles about history, tech trends, and pop culture. billpetro.com @billpetro