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Green Beer – Greensboro, NC

Green Beer is the ‘unofficial’ song of the annual Saint Patrick’s Day celebration, a day filled with leprechauns, shamrocks and, of course, green beer.  It is sung to a “Die Dee, Die Dee, Die Dee, Die Dee” melody. Once upon

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Posted in Beverages & Beer, Festivals and Parades, Music

King Fin Varra – Tir Na Nog

King Fin Varra (Peadar Lamb) is the leprechaun ruler of the underground kingdom of Tir Na Nog, the home of the “Little People” on the fantasy series MYSTIC KNIGHTS OF TIR NA NOG/FOX/1998. Fin Varra’s subjects included a feisty red-winged fairy

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Posted in Television

Dooley the Leprechaun – The Land of Beyond

Dooley the Leprechaun – Enchanted leprechaun featured on the Saturday morning children’s marionette adventure THE WHISTLING WIZARD/CBS/1951-52 produced in New York City. The show was the first of its kind to be broadcast in color. THE WHISTLING WIZARD was a

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Posted in Props, Toys, Dolls & Puppets, Television

Hoss and the Leprechaun – Virginia City, NV

Hoss and the Leprechauns was an episode on the western adventure BONANZA/NBC/1959-73 (Episode No. 146 aired 12/22/1963). While fishing on the shores of a lake, Hoss Cartwright (Dan Blocker) hears a cry for help from a little man clad in

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Kelly’s Leprechaun – Wilmington, DE

Kelly’s Leprechaun is the unofficial mascot of a Kelly’s Logan House, the oldest Irish Bar in Delaware. It is located in Trolley Square (the interection of Delaware Avenue and Dupont Street) at 1701 Delaware Avenue in Wilmington, New Castle County,

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Posted in Restaurants, Bars and Eateries, Statues and Carvings

Running of the Leprechauns – Nags Head, NC

Running of the Leprechauns is an 8K run sponsored by Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant in Nags Head, North Carolina. Inaugurated in 2009, The 8K (“race for the Pot of Gold”) was launched to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Kelly’s

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Posted in Festivals and Parades

The Blue Leprechaun – Ann Arbor, MI

The Blue Leprechaun, (aka, “The Lep”) is a an Irish themed sports bar located on 1220 South University (at S. Forest Avenue), just a short walk from central campus of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. It took

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Posted in Restaurants, Bars and Eateries

Logan the Leprechaun – Columbia, SC

Logan the Leprechaun is the official mascot for the St. Pat’s Day celebration at the Five Points Festival in Columbia, SC. The event is listed as the third largest St. Patrick Day in the country. Throughout the town, Logan the

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Posted in Festivals and Parades, Statues and Carvings

Leprechaun Door – Syracuse, NY

The Leprechaun Door is located at Coleman’s Irish Pub on historic Tipperary Hill at 100 South Lowell Avenue in Syracuse, New York. Established as a working man’s saloon in 1933, Coleman’s Irish Pub features a 15-inch tall door (aka, “Wee

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Posted in Fairy Houses and Doors, Restaurants, Bars and Eateries

Mill Ends Park – Portland, OR

Mill Ends Park is located at the intersection of Southwest Naito Parkway and Taylor Street, near the Willamette River in downtown Portland, Oregon. It is situated on a median in the middle of the parkway. In 1971, the Guinness Book

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Posted in Parks - Municipal

Lucky the Leprechaun – Boston, MA

Lucky the Leprechaun is the official trademark for the World Champion Celtic’s basketball team in Boston, Massachusetts. Sinne Boston has some of the deepest Irish roots anywhere in the country, it i no surprise that the Celtics team symbol is

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Posted in Sport Mascots

Lucky the Leprechaun – Minneapolis, MN

Lucky the Leprechaun – Breakfast cereal mascot created by the folks at General Mills in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Its magically delicious marshmallow treats originally came in the bite-sized shapes of hearts, moons, stars, clovers, and diamonds. In the commercials, Lucky (voiced

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Posted in Advertising Mascots, Television

The Leprechaun – Notre Dame, IN

The Leprechaun is the official symbol for the University of Notre Dame located in St. Joseph County in the town of Notre Dame, Indiana. The feisty bearded little man with fists raised ready for battle represents the never-say-die fighting spirit

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Posted in Advertising Mascots, Sport Mascots
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