Shamrock History as Symbol of Saint Patrick and Ireland

Shamrock History as Symbol of Saint Patrick and Ireland

The shamrock has been recognized for centuries as a symbol associated with Saint Patrick. According to legend, this three-leaf member of the clover family was used by the Emerald Isle’s patron saint to explain the Christian concept of the Holy Trinity to the ancient Celts. Over time, the shamrock has gone beyond its connection to […]

Teen Dies After Completing the 2014 Shamrock Half-Marathon [Video]

Teen Dies After Completing the 2014 Shamrock Half-Marathon [Video]

A 16-year-old girl has died after completing the 2014 Virginia Beach Shamrock Half-Marathon. The teen, Cameron Gallagher, finished the race but fell ill afterwards and was taken to a first aid tent. Due to a medical emergency at the tent Gallagher was transported to Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital, where she died. Gallagher, from the […]