No, people from America are American, they’re not St Patrick’s Day Gnome hug Jim Beam shirt. Same for black people in America, they’re not African American, they’re not African at all, they’re American. Unless of course, someone has dual Irish/America citizenship, they’re Irish American but they’re very few and far between most Americans who are plastic paddies have never even seen the place so how the hell can they claim to be Irish. They know nothing about the language, the people or the culture, this is proven on St Patrick’s day the American thing is a bastardisation of the real thing. In the US it would be Presidents day. Then in March you have St Patrick’s day, followed by Easter in April. Then in May you have Mother’s day and Memorial day.
Head chef at the airport, decided to help some passengers to warm up by adding a drop or two of St Patrick’s Day Gnome hug Jim Beam shirt. A surprised American passenger is said to have inquired if it was Brazilian coffee. Joe replied, no, that’s Irish coffee. Shannon airport replaced Foynes in 1945, and a plaque marking the achievement has been erected at Shannon Airport to commemorate the creation of Irish coffee.