If you like to go hard on St. Patty's Day, lucky you, TODAY's FRIDAY so you've got plenty of time to recover!
Here’s some stuff to think about when you’re getting your green beer on:
People around the world drink about 13 million pints of Guinness on St. Patrick’s Day every year. That’s enough to fill two and a half Olympic-sized swimming pools.
While business booms in Ireland on March 17th, nobody parties harder than Americans. Total U.S. spending on the holiday is expected to reach $5.3 billion – way up from $4.4 billion last year.
56% of Americans, some 139 million people in total, are going to celebrate.
While the bars in America will be filled with sloppy drunks, this isn’t really the Irish way. Pub culture over there was never about getting drunk. It was about socializing, usually around storytelling and music.