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In the evening, Varadkar was set to participate in the annual shamrock ceremony at the White House, presenting Trump with a bowl of Ireland’s famous greens.
Barack Obama did it, too—but his bunch of shamrocks somehow looked a lot more vivacious than Trump's.
The Prime Minister will then return to the White House for the ceremonial Shamrock Bowl Presentation, where Varadkar will present Trump with a crystal bowl full of shamrocks.
Green Beer Day celebration with drink specials, shamrock necklaces while supplies last and house-crafted Irish inspired menu features.
Fortunately for those who find joy in green derbies and blinking shamrock ties, there are plenty of events around the Phoenix metro area and across Arizona to appeal to the Irish in everyone.
Brianna Kishel, 16, balanced on a rolling fiberglass globe decorated in green shamrocks.
Another DeMonte piece, on the wall opposite, is a collection of good luck charms from societies all around the world: ladybugs, flowers, shamrocks, rainbows, cats.
Spectators can expect bands and bagpipers in the streets and a sea of revelers in shamrock-wear on the sidewalks.
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Origin and Etymology of shamrock
First Known Use: 1577See Words from the same year
SHAMROCK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of shamrock for English Language Learners
: a small plant with three leaves on each stem that is the national symbol of Ireland
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