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“Everybody is Irish!” March 17th St. Patricks Day!

Posted by | March 03, 2015 | Blog, Creative Ideas! | No Comments

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St. Patrick’s Day is an Irish holiday celebrated all around the world to honor the patron saint of Ireland, Saint Patrick.

Fun Facts about St. Patrick’s Day:

  •  St. Patrick’s was the patron said of Ireland but born in Wales!
  • Did you know that when St. Patrick was a teenager was kidnapped from his country by PIRATES and sold into slavery?
  • There is much Irish folklore that surrounds St. Patrick’s Day.
  • Though originally a Catholic holy day, St. Patrick’s Day has evolved into a day of celebrating many things like GREEN, all things Irish and kissing 😉
  • The first year celebrated in America in 1737 in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • The first official St. Patrick’s Day parade was held in New York City in 1766.
  • Over 100 U.S. cities now hold Saint Patrick’s Day parades.

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