The Luck of the Irish

The saying “luck of the Irish” was virtually born in the West. Consider: Jimmy Doyle, Jimmy Burns, and Johnny Harnan, who made their fortunes at Cripple Creek, Colorado in the 1890s.  Doyle, wandering over a piece of ground chanced upon a small, unclaimed parcel of land, triangular in shape and covering only one-sixth of an … Continue reading The Luck of the Irish