Halloween was derived from an Irish festival called Samhain. St. Patrick’s clearing of the Emerald Isle of snakes isn’t true. There have never been any snakes in Ireland. St. Patrick was not actually Irish, he was Roman. There are more mobile phones in Ireland than there are people. Irishman John Tyndall was the first scientist to ever be specifically referred to as a physicist. William Edward Wilson was the first person to accurately measure the temperature of the sun (6059 C). There are more Irish people living OUTside of Ireland than in. The term ‘boycott’ comes from Irishman Captain James Boycott. Ireland’s oldest pub, Sean’s Bar, was founded some 900 years ago. Had you heard any of those before?
What an interesting part of the country! When I saw the name Yorkshire I thought of the beautiful little puppies - Yorkies (Yorkshire Terriers). The I went to Wiki & read a long article. B/t Whisker's article & Wiki I have a feel for that part of England!! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yorkshire