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A St. Patrick’s Day Shout Out

Article By Katie Marion, Mary Martinez and Mary O’Neill (only Posted by Allan Friedman)

When we look back on that trip to Ireland in the summer of 2004, everything about it exceeded our expectations.

The weather was mostly sunny and warm although we had been prepared for rain.  The people, often described as friendly were more than that.  They were kind and warm with a more genuine appreciation of Americans than any of the other EU countries any of us had visited.  But our most vivid memories of the trip were the days we spent with Phil O’Reilly and Tod Moore.