TROY (WXYZ) — Saint Patrick is the primary patron saint of Ireland. And in island nation, Saint Patrick's Day is a religious holiday.
It's also become a day for Irish Americans and others to join together in celebrating Irish heritage and cultural traditions.
Watch the video above to see Kimberly Craig's report on rhythmic Irish dancers and traditional fellowship among family and friends across metro Detroit.
Special thanks to Michigan Irish Dance Academy, Motor City Irish Dance Academy, Gaelic League Irish American Club and McVee's Pub and Grub — formerly of Southfield — in their new location at 129 E. Long Lake Road in Troy.