Shamrock Day? SHAMROCK DAY?!
No lie. St. Patrick shoved down the Memory Hole. Of course, no mention that the Irish saint was reputed to use that non-offending shamrock as a visual aid for teaching pagans about the Holy Trinity.
According to the piece,
"Card shops have banners proclaiming the occasion; the Disney Channel is using the term; and some places in this country have changed the name of their community celebrations of Celtic heritage to the “nonoffending” terminology . . .
. . . the organizers of Shamrock Day celebrations, such as the Habitot Children’s Museum in California, cite the need for “cultural diversity to our audience without broaching religious boundaries.”
I need a beer.