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Leprechaun Porn Is So Hot Right Now

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After a long day of the requisite corned beef & cabbage, Guinness, and whisky on St. Patrick's Day, you might find yourself alone and at home. How to top off the celebration? Well, with leprechaun porn, of course. And you'd be far from alone in getting down with those little folks.

Data from St. Patrick's Day 2015 recently shared by PornHub Insights shows that people go crazy for leprechaun porn around March 17, with searches spiking by 8,142% on this not-so-hallowed holiday. But leprechaun lust isn't the only thing on the rise. Yes, that's a penis reference, but searches for “St Patrick's Day” (+6177%), “Irish Creampie” (+5129%), and “Irish Anal” (+1714%) also trended upward, demonstrating that people are into the Irish in the weirdest ways possible. 


 

What's causing this profound Irish interest? A conflating of snakes in Ireland with deep sexual anxiety and a resulting attraction to St. Patrick, perhaps? Nope. It appears people are just really into holiday-themed porn. For example, look at the graph below, which shows searches for the word "Irish." You'll notice interest builds up just before St. Patrick's, peaks on March 17th, and then fades, suggesting this is not a symptom of anything larger than a sexual expression of St. Patrick's Day spirit. 

Just one more reason to skip the after-party. 

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Kara King is a News Writer at Thrillist and thinks leprechauns are just OK. Send news tips to news@thrillist.com and follow her at @karatillie.