Thursday, March 17, 2011

All things Green on St. Patty's! Cheers!

Saint Patrick's Day is known for all things green and Irish, but here are some things you should know about the occasion.

Things you might want to know about St. Patrick's Day:

  • The Real St. Patrick wasn't even Irish. He was born in Britain around A.D. 390 to an aristocratic Christian family with a townhouse, a country villa, and plenty of slaves.
  • Corned beef and cabbage is a traditional dish on Saint Patrick's Day.
  • People consumed about 13 million pints of Guinness compared to 5.5 million pints of Guinness consumed around the world on any Given day
~Beth Davies Ryan, global corporate relations director of Guinness.
  • According to Patrick used a three-leafed shamrock to explain the Holy Trinity to the Irish locals.
  • The first St. Patrick's Day parade took place in the United States on March 17, 1762, when Irish soldiers serving in the English military marched through New York City.
The Leprechaun

~ According to, The Leprechaun is a type of fairy in Irish Folklore, usually taking the form of an old man, clad in red or green coat, who enjoys partaking mischief. They spend all their time making shoes, and store away all their coins in a hidden pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.The leprechaun had nothing to do with Saint Patrick's day it was just an American invention that quickly evolved onto a recognizable symbol of Saint Patrick's Day and Ireland.

The Four-leaf clover

~ is rare variation of the common, three-leaved clover. According to tradition it will bring good luck especially when found accidentally . each leaf represents: hope, faith, love, and luck for the fourth leaf.

Saint Patrick's Day to Everyone, Wishing you all a Very Good Luck!
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