House Resolution 111 - Introduced HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 111 BY STAED and BRADLEY A Resolution commemorating the celebration of St. 1 Patrick’s Day. 2 WHEREAS, on March 17, during the annual celebration 3 of the Feast of Saint Patrick, the Patron Saint of 4 Ireland, Irish Americans join with men, women, and 5 children of all other ethnic origins who, for one day, 6 become Irish and celebrate Saint Patrick and the love 7 of Ireland; and 8 WHEREAS, on St. Patrick’s Day, all who “wear the 9 green” live for a day in the spirit of Saint Patrick, 10 Saint Brigid, and Saint Colmcille; and 11 WHEREAS, Irish immigrants to the United States 12 helped form the cultural foundation of the nation and 13 those of Irish lineage today proudly proclaim support 14 for Ireland; and 15 WHEREAS, we celebrate the establishment of the 16 American Irish State Legislators Caucus with its aim 17 of fostering and strengthening the long-standing 18 relationship that exists between the United States 19 of America and Ireland to the mutual benefit of both 20 countries; NOW THEREFORE, 21 BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, That 22 the House of Representatives commemorates the holiday 23 of St. Patrick’s Day and recognizes the cultural 24 significance of the Irish immigration to the United 25 States, proclaims support for Ireland, and joins with 26 those both of Irish ancestry and “wearing the green” in 27 celebrating St. Patrick’s Day; and 28 -1- LSB 6254HH (3) 89 es/rn 1/ 2
H.R. 111 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the House of 1 Representatives is authorized and directed to transmit 2 a duly certified copy of this resolution to Senator 3 Mark Daly, Chair of the Senate of Ireland, which on 4 this year celebrates its 100-year anniversary, and 5 the national chairpersons of the American Irish State 6 Legislators Caucus. 7 -2- LSB 6254HH (3) 89 es/rn 2/ 2