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10 Irresistible Irish Dishes to Soak Up the Booze on St. Patty’s Day

When you think of St. Patrick’s Day, alcohol often gets all the attention. Sure, March 17 is our annual excuse to down green beer after green beer or get wasted on whiskey, but the Irish love to eat, too. Drinking on an empty stomach is always a bad idea, so this year, before you subject your liver to Armageddon, make sure you fill up on some delicious Irish delicacies.

Irish food has several recurring themes: it often includes meat and potatoes, it’s warm and comforting, and it’s easy to make. So before you raise your glass, tuck into one of these 10 incredible Irish dishes, either prepared at home or ordered from your favorite local pub. And maybe, just maybe, you’ll be a little less hungover the morning after.

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