Exactly how Irish is St Patrick’s Day?

It seems that the world turns Irish on St Patrick’s Day. It is one of the most internationally celebrated days of the year.

It’s no surprise really – the Irish have spread across oceans throughout the centuries and their ancestors remain proud of their heritage.

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Liam Neeson is just too intense to be Santa Claus

Hollywood superstar Liam Neeson has created a great video in which he auditions for the role of a shopping mall Santa Claus, but just can’t leave his hardman image behind.

The Taken star created the short clip in preparation for appearing on the Stephen Colbert show, and it had the audiences in stitches as he meancingly stared down the camera and snarled: “I see you when you’re sleeping!” Continue reading “Liam Neeson is just too intense to be Santa Claus”