I have been to Ireland, but it wasn't during St Patrick's Day. Some day... that's on the travel bucket list. (I suppose I should create a blog list for that.)
But I definitely celebrate St. Patrick's Day no matter where I am. It's a fantastic (drinking) holiday to celebrate with friends...especially when it's a traveling holiday.
Here's some thowback photos to a few years ago when some girlfriends and I traveled to Chicago to celebrate. ;)
Yes, they put 45lbs of green dye into the Chicago River.
Green Beer? Yes, please!
This bar was appropriately called "Shenanigan's"!