18 March.Washington D.C., DC, USA
President Joe Biden held a virtual summit with Ireland PM. (Photo Credit: AFP Photo)

  • Biden also placed plenty of focus on Saint Patrick's Day
  • Biden began by attending early Mass at a church in his hometown of Wilmington, Delaware
  • Biden told Martin he wanted to "celebrate the deep, deep affection Americans have for Ireland."

17 March.California City, CA, USA
Photo credit: Brand USA

What’s more surreal than enjoying a glass of wine amidst views of majestic vineyards on Saint Patrick's Day? 

17 March.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The Irish have observed St. Patrick's Day as a religious holiday. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Emigrants to the United States made St Patrick's Day into a large secular holiday
  • Boston celebrated its first St. Patrick’s Day parade in 1737
  • Both Irish and non-Irish commonly celebrate the day in the "wearing of the green"