publication date: Wednesday, October 23, 2013 (part of Fall 2013)

category: Religion

clue: First a slave, then a scholar, then a snake banisher, then Ireland's most important saint.

explanation: Patrick was a slave who became a missionary and eventually a bishop. One of the most famous pieces of folklore about him is that he drove all the snakes from Ireland, explaining why there are none on the island. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Erik Bates, and Elaine Beckland

Kiss Me, I'm Irish: D'fhéadfadh gá duit éirí leat Gaeilge a aithint ar na cúig cáiliúla as Éirinn. Bíodh spraoi! (You may need the luck of the Irish to recognize these five celebrities from Ireland. Have fun!)

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