Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick's Day -- a feast day providing a 24 hour respite from lenten restrictions on drinking alcohol.

But the traditional corned beef and cabbage meal might not be as traditional as you think.  NewsWorks Tonight Host Dave Heller talks about the origin of St. Patty's Day's iconic meal with Aaron Hostetter, Assistant Professor of English at Rutgers University in Camden.

Click the audio player to listen to the interview.