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While many outside the community wrongfully joke that St Patrick's Day is one big drunken party, the fact is that much of the actual Irish community begin the day celebrating Mass (See below for St Colman's Mass and activities for example) and then enjoy the day responsibly. The media loves to show a picture of some teen acting up after having his first beers but in reality that stereotype is dated, insulting and just plain wrong. 99% of the people celebrating will enjoy the week's events and the Parade in a responsible manner. Don't be fooled by the 1% who attract all the attention.
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