Happy Saint Patrick’s Day

By dinahhillsdon

Saint Patricks Day green clover ornament

Saint Patrick’s Day, despite being a cultural and religious celebration to honour the patron Saint of Ireland, Saint Patrick, is an internationally recognised day commemorating the arrival of Christianity in Ireland.

Shamrocks, the three-leaved green plant offers the explanation as to why its common for the Irish to be dressed in green for national events, particularly on Saint Patrick’s Day as well when supporting their national sports teams. The shamrock was used as a reference to explain the Holy Trinity to the pagan Irish hence why it is also the symbol for Ireland, being used in the same way that the …read more

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