When people ask what’s your favorite day of the year is, of course the usual replies are birthdays, Christmas (although even though it’s not my holiday I prefer Thanksgiving). Of course, as an Irishman and the owner of an Irish Bar, St Patrick’s Day gets an honorary mention as a high holiday. All that having been said, however, I have to say that over the past 14 years, the one day I have come to look forward to the most is Opening Day. Especially here at Foleys, where it is
As a kid growing up in Ireland March of course meant St Patrick’s Day which meant we got a dispensation to eat sweets (candy) in an otherwise sweet-less Lent, also meant a day off school, Mass (as it’s a religious holiday) my sisters birthday (Happy Birthday, Angela) and going to full and boring parades. Later it meant being in said dull and boring parades and when I was old enough to work in the family biz (12), it meant working when everyone else drowned the shamrock.