Do You Plan to Wear Green Tomorrow?

Whether you can trace your families’ bloodlines to Ireland or not, most people celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.

Here are a few St. Patrick’s Day Fun Facts:

  • Tradition says that you wear green on St. Patrick’s Day to hide from leprechauns that would pinch you.
  • St. Patrick was not born in Ireland. It is believed he was born in Britain and kidnapped by Irish raiders.
  • The first-ever St. Patrick’s Day parade was held in America.
  • The 4 leaves of the clover symbolize Faith, Love, Hope, and Luck.
  • Beer is the most widely consumed beverage on St. Patrick’s Day.
  • Your odds of finding a four-leaf clover are about 1 in 10,000.
  • Ireland and Montserrat are the only 2 countries that have made St. Patrick’s Day a public holiday.
  • There are 34.7 million U.S. residents with Irish ancestry. This number is more than seven times the population of Ireland itself.

Need a little laugh this week?

  • Q: How can you tell if an Irishman is having a good time?
  • A: He’s Dublin over with laughter!

Q: What do you call a fake stone in Ireland?

  • A: A sham rock

I hope you enjoyed this information.

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

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