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St. Patrick's Day in DC!

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St. Patrick's Day is fast approaching and no matter where you end up you can expect lots of green, lots of shamrocks, and plenty of beer. To give you some random trivia about this holidays, did you know that originally, the color associated with Saint Patrick was blue? Over the years it switched over to green and green ribbons and shamrocks were worn in celebration of St Patrick's Day as early as the 17th century. Saint Patrick is said to have used the shamrock, a three-leaved plant, to explain the Holy Trinity and the wearing and display of shamrocks and shamrock-inspired designs has become a feature of the day.

While Saint Patrick's Day is not a legal holiday in most of the United States, it is nonetheless widely celebrated. The day is filled with prominent displays of the eating and drinking, religious observances, and numerous parades.

Here's a list of the Top 8 Irish Bars in DC! Each worthy to celebrate St. Patrick's Day proper!

Irish Whiskey Public House (1207 19th St., NW)

Rí Rá Georgetown (3125 M St., NW)

Duffy's (2016 Vermont Ave., NW)

The Dubliner (4 F St., NW)

Kelly's Irish Times (14 F St., NW)

Fadó (808 7th St., NW)

James Hoban's (1 Dupont Circle, NW)

The Blaguard (2003 18th St., NW)

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