Tag: St. Patrick’s Day
St. Patrick’s Day
So what is St. Patrick’s Day? Did you know it was a Christian Holiday? Who is St. Patrick, what is the shamrock and why the color green and more … #StPatrick #StPatricksDay #Green #SaintPatrick #SaintPatricksDay
Don’t mistake a shamrock for any old clover
Don’t mistake a shamrock for any old clover – Much like New York City’s Empire State Building or Egypt’s great pyramids are in their respective countries, the shamrock is an icon in Ireland that has grown to symbolize Irish heritage and culture. Many products, sports teams and businesses with ties to Ireland feature shamrocks in their logos
The origins of the leprechaun myth
The origins of the leprechaun myth – Leprechaun imagery is ubiquitous during St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, but even the most ardent Paddy’s Day revelers may know little about these mythical creatures. #leprechauns
Why does the world celebrate St. Patrick’s Day?
Why does the world celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? – March 17 is a special day for people of Irish heritage and other celebrants across the globe. Each year, millions of people pay homage to St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, with parades, parties and religious services. Celebrations occur even though many celebrants may know little about this legendary saint.
The meaning behind the shamrock
The meaning behind the shamrock. Irish flags and even harps are symbolic of the nation, but there is perhaps one symbol that most widely represents the country: the shamrock #shamrock #seamróg #YoungClover #StPatricksDay
The significance of Croagh Patrick
The significance of Croagh Patrick – Croagh Patrick is significant in Irish history because it was both a place of worship predating the arrival of Christianity in the country, but also the place St. Patrick was purported to have completed a 40-day Lenten ritual in the 5th century.
The meaning behind popular St. Patrick’s Day symbols
The meaning behind popular St. Patrick’s Day symbols. St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday that is quite rich in traditional symbolism. Even though many of these symbols are familiar and even celebrated, people may not know the full meaning behind their usage. #StPatricksDay
Invisibility, leprechauns and national pride tied to wearing green
Invisibility, leprechauns and national pride tied to wearing green – Part of what makes celebrating St. Patrick’s Day so enjoyable is the scores of traditions surrounding the holiday. The month of March ushers in parades, festive foods, lively music, and as much green attire as a person can handle.