American songwriter Marla Lewis‘ Everybody’s Irish on St. Patrick’s Day reflects a common theme for the annual observance celebrated with parades, food, and drink.

Wearing green on Saint Paddy’s day extends back to the 1680s, but many people sport the color on March 17 regardless of their genealogy, in order to join the fun.

In step with the Saint Patrick’s Day emphasis on ancestral roots, AncestryDNA dropped its regular $99 price for a DNA-based family origin search by $40 to $59.

Swap a saliva sample, following provided instructions, place the sample in the mailer, and send it in.

Six to eight weeks later you’ll receive notification that your test results are available for online viewing.

AncestryDNA provides locations of origin from more than 500 defined regions, in some cases as granular as a specific city.

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