St. Paddy’s Day in Black and White

St. Patrick’s Day, Belfast, 2017

There’s nothing like a day of solid rain to remind you that, although it’s Spring, you’re in Ireland and “You don’t come to Ireland for the weather”.

This St. Patrick’s Day we were reminded we were in Ireland. In case there was any doubt it was cold as well.

Waiting in the rain
Waiting in the rain

You have to feel for the people who organise these events, especially as many are volunteers. They give up their free time, live and breathe planning the event and on the morning it’s all to happen – it rains. But they won’t let it put them off, they make the best of it, work to make it a success and they’ll be back next year. Continue reading “St. Paddy’s Day in Black and White”