**added 3/17/09** A little over two years later, this video still shows everything I love about Ireland and one of the best times of my life. Beannachtaí na féile Pádraig and thank you guys so much for your positive comments! I'm glad you love Gaelic Storm and Ireland as much as I do. :0) Welcome to my contest entry! As the video suggests, I'm a New Yorker who was lucky enough to spend some time in Ireland -- and before anyone asks, I did not actually steal that life preserver. I want to thank my amazing friends again for putting up with my project, Gaelic Storm for being generally awesome, and of course, all my love goes out to the man in the picture.