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Irish dude in Germany

Depicted above, St. Kilian, an Irish dude who got martyred in Germany in the 7th century, along with two Irish friends, Sts. Kolonatus and Totnan. The citizens of W├╝rzburg parade their (rather brown) skulls around the city on this day each year, as prelude to the opening of a fair and weeks of revelry. The picture above is Kilian’s statue on the old bridge over the river Main, which has a gallery of Germans, Jews and Irish dudes important to Franconian history.

Irish dude in Manitoba

Depicted above, a polar bear, which according to the news today, is a bear of Irish descent. It would appear today has been a day for the Irish getting around a lot.


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