Nearly Half Of Americans Will Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

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UTICA, N.Y. – Almost half of U.S. adults planned to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, according to a recent poll by IPOBE Zogby. One in three will wear something green today in honor of the patron saint of Ireland.

According to the poll,

  • 42% of U.S. adults will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day
  • 33% will wear something green
  • 18% will eat something Irish
  • 12% will drink something Irish and
  • 9% will go to an Irish pub.

Though only 12 percent have visited Ireland, 28 percent plan to go and 79 percent have a favorable opinion of the country.

The IPOBE Zogby interactive poll of 2,097 U.S. adults was conducted between March 2-4 and has a margin of error of +/-2.2 percent.

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