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St. Patricks Day

History Of St. Patrick's Day in Ireland
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Belinda Knott

on 16 March 2015

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St. Patrick's Day
St. Patrick
* born in
England
*brought to Ireland as a
slave
*escaped and returned to England to become a
Priest
*returned to Ireland and brought
Christianity
to Ireland
Celebrations In Ireland
*Every Year there is a St. Patrick's day festival in
Dublin,
Ireland.

Activities that take place are
parades, concerts, outdoor events, theater productions and firework
shows.
History of St Patrick's Day
*St. Patrick's day is celebrated every year on
March 17
, which is the day St. Patrick died.
*The Irish have celebrated this religious event for over one thousand years
* On St. Patrick's Day, Irish families go to
church
in the morning, and then celebrate for the rest of the day.
*people traditionally wear a small bunch of
shamrocks
on their jackets or caps. Children wear
orange, white and green
badges, and women and girls wear green ribbons in their hair.
Fun Facts about Ireland

*The
harp
is the symbol of Ireland.
* The color
green
is also commonly associated with Ireland, also known as “the Emerald Isle.”
*The Irish flag is green, white and orange. The
green
symbolizes the people of the
south
, and
orange
, the people of the
north
.
White
represents the
peace
that brings them together as a nation.
*Legend says that each leaf of the clover means something: the first is
for
hope,
the second for
faith,
the third for
love
and the fourth for
luck.
*According to legend, kissing the
Blarney stone
endows the kisser with the gift of persuasiveness
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