It is the feast of Saint Patrick on the old calendar, and I wish all keepers of the blessed man’s memory, both West and East, both Irish and human, many blessings. Níl mé ach ag magadh! To celebrate the feast, I present a charming cartoon about the life of Saint Patrick, based on a recording of a 1960’s school girl who was recounting Patrick’s life to her teacher. Behold, the story of Saint Patrick in Give Up Yer Aul Sins:
Her voice is precious. I fear that the little girl’s Ireland is quickly vanishing. What a loss. Elite Eurocrats and the secularized Irish are accomplishing in decades what the planters could not achieve in centuries.