By Leo Byrne, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Cidade Maravilhosa never needs much of an excuse to enjoy a party, so it is little wonder that over the years, the renowned St. Patrick’s Day festivities have been gaining traction and popularity in Rio. With March 17th falling on a Sunday this year, enthusiasts can look forward to a whole weekend of all things green.
“St. Patrick’s Day celebrations will take place across Brazil, with large parties and events planned in São Paulo and Belo Horizonte. However, Rio de Janeiro will be the focus for all . . .