O’Connell Bridge over the River Liffey in Dublin, Ireland (@ Design Pics/Corbis)
- More than 500,000 people descend on this capital each year to honour a man who wasn\t even born here.""You know what they say - we\re all Irish today!
- It\s not every year that St Patrick\s celebrations fall on a Saturday.""A huge party is assured - so what\s happening near you?
- Back in 1759, a local lad named Arthur signed a 9,000-year lease to brew his special brand of beer here.""It was a wise move - one billion pints are now produced locally
- This city boasts bridges commemorating the literary genius of locals James Joyce and Samuel Beckett.""Do you think there\s something in the water?