Did you know that St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland whose holiday day is celebrated in March, was not Irish? What do shamrocks and Leprechauns have to do with St. Patrick’s Day? Continue reading to find out the answers to these questions and more.
St. Patrick's Day Parade People all over the world enjoy celebrating St. Patrick’s Day every March 17th. For many Americans, it’s a day of drinking, dancing, feasting, and general revelry. Many of us attend parades, or parties, or both!...
The Irish are well known for having 'the gift of the gab'—the ability to use words to make anything sound good! There is a wonderful tradition of Irish sayings, proverbs, and blessings—some funny, some wise.
Wearing green is the most popular way to celebrate St. Patrick's day. Originally, green had nothing to do with the foundation of the holiday. The tradition of wearing green came from the expression of Irish pride.
Need hors d'oeuvres ideas for your St. Patrick's Day party? From green drinks to green appetizers, try these ideas for a successful party!
Instead of printing out pre-made shamrocks and clovers, learn to draw your own! This craft is great for a decorating and could easily be done by a group of kids in a classroom setting.
Discover non-alcoholic drink ideas perfect for children, family, designated drivers, and anyone else wanting to have a little fun on St. Patrick's Day.
Avoid awkward situations at your St. Patrick's Day Party with these wonderful non-alcoholic drinks for your nondrinking friends. In fact, everyone will likely be pleased by a few of them. Add alcohol if you like.
Legends depict leprechauns as tricksters, so part of St. Patrick's Day is all about the wearing green, playing tricks on people, and having fun. Learn how to prepare a leprechaun hunt with clues!
St Patrick is the most famous of Ireland's three patron saints, and a symbol of all things Irish around the world. St Patrick's Day (17th March) has been celebrated in Ireland since Medieval times when Saint Patrick brought Christianity to the...