For instance, making traditional Irish corned beef and cabbage can be done on a tight budget, since corned beef is only about $2.99 per pound and cabbage is about $0.29 a pound.
A pint of Guinness at your local Irish pub runs for only about $5 a pop and happy hour prices may be even lower.
For entertainment, apollosaxes.com offers bagpipes as low as $27.48, and buycostumes.com sells St. Paddys attire like a plush leprechaun hat and beard for $9.99.
While a pot of gold is hard to come by in this economy, sweetfactory.com sells bags of chocolate gold coins for just $1.79.
However, you have a few greenbacks to spare, you may want to splurge on St. Paddys by renting a leprechaun midget for $200 an hour from tinyentertainment.com.
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