St. Patrick’s Day

Engleski van klupa

The National Day of Northern Ireland
and Republic of Ireland

♣ When is St. Patrick’s Day?

St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated on 17th March in honour of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland.

♣ What does the flag of St Patrick look like?

St Patrick's Flag
This is the flag of St. Patrick

♣ Who was St. Patrick?

Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, is credited with bringing Christianity to Ireland. He was born in Wales somewhere around AD 385. He was carried off by pirates and spent six years in slavery before escaping and training as a missionary.

The most famous story about Saint Patrick is about his driving the snakes from Ireland. He died on 17th March in 461 AD and this day has been commemorated as St. Patrick’s Day.

♣ What is the national emblem of Ireland?

ShamrockThe national emblem of Ireland is the shamrock. Patrick used…

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