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St. Patrick's Day - St. Patrick, Leprechauns and a bit of Ireland

Follow the rainbow and learn about St. Patrick's Day, Leprechauns, and a few fun facts about Ireland.

Naomi Pentrel

on 15 March 2013

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Transcript of St. Patrick's Day - St. Patrick, Leprechauns and a bit of Ireland

So where is the pot of gold?? Was that a Leprechaun? Saint Patrick's
Day Saint Patrick's
Day March 17th is join the search for the end of the rainbow click next! Do you know why we celebrate
St. Patrick's Day? It is not because of the Leprechauns! It's because of... Saint Patrick, of course! St. Patrick died on March 17 in the year 461 AD. Nowadays this day is also a worldwide celebration of Irish culture and history. That's where the leprechauns come in! St. Patrick was born in 385 AD in Britain. When he was 16, he was captured and sold into slavery to a farmer in Ireland. Find the hidden facts in the prezi by clicking on these feet whenever you see them! Find the hidden facts in the prezi by clicking on these feet whenever you see them! Did you know that 34 million Americans have Irish ancestry? Do you know the Irish Flag? It's green, white, and orange or was it the other way around... answer in the next hidden fact! In his 30s he returned to Ireland as a Christian missionary. Indeed! Turn on your speakers to listen to some Irish music! He died in 461 AD and was buried at Downpatrick. He escaped 6 years later and went back to Britain. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the highest number of leaves found on a clover is 56! He christianized many Irish people. Irish folklore tells that one of his teaching methods included using the shamrock to explain the Christian doctrine of the Trinity to the Irish people. So what about these Leprechauns? Everyone knows they have a pot of gold. And to find it you only have to reach the end of the rainbow. so lets follow the rainbow further... But never forget: These leprechauns are very smart. NEVER take your eyes off of them or they will vanish. When they offer you 3 wishes, don't be fooled! These wishes can turn on you! But what will help you is knowing that leprechauns may not tell lies! So are you ready for finding the pot of gold? It is somewhere hidden in the beautiful landscape of Ireland. Maybe it is at some of the places below? Giant's Causeway Wait where did the gold go? Remember there are always two ends to a rainbow! Happy
St. Patrick's day! celtic folk music from "celtic fiddle festival" Carrick-a-Rede Malahide Castle Dromberg Stone Circle Rock of
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