English and Irish literature professor Maurice “Socky” O’Sullivan revels in his Emerald Isle heritage. He recently sat down with the Orlando Sentinel to share some little-known facts about Irish traditions and the Sunshine State’s connections to them.
Are St. Patrick’s Day parades an American invention? What’s Yogi Berra’s connection to them? These questions—along with a few lessons the Irish can teach us about peace and tolerance—are just a few of the topics in the Q&A. Read the full interview.