I don't care what her principal says - my daughter's trap caught a lot more leprechauns (and at least one teacher) than any of the other stupid "lucky charms and a trap door in a cardboard box" things her classmates brought in to kindergarten.
The 1901 National Labor Tribune from Pittsburgh, PA, offers this recipe: “The Shamrock Shake” consists of a well-iced blending of the following ingredients. Juice of one lemon, half pound of loaf sugar, three cups of Lipton tea (strong), one quart of Lipton scotch whisky, one quart of American champagne, one whisky glass of Maraschino, one of curacao, one of green chartreuse, one pint of brandy, one pint of sherry. Garnish with sliced banana, pineapple and orange, and served in small sherry glasses. Named in honor of Sir Thomas Lipton of yacht fame.