The Work and Luck of the Irish

Ever wonder why Irish Americans get their own holiday when the ethnic origins of so many others seem to go unobserved?

This year, as you're planning which green outfit you're going to wear to work on St. Patrick's Day, and deciding which eateries you're going to visit (or avoid) because they're serving green beer, it might help you to know a little bit more about the Irish Americans in our midst, and how they stack up against the population in general.