Interesting Facts about St. Patrick's Day

Posted by Niamh Allabyrne on the 13th of March 2013 at 09:52:40

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With only a few days to go before we bedeck ourselves in green, drink a Shamrock Shake or some Green Beer, prepare the corned beef and peel the potatoes perhaps while singing as song or two and doing a jig – here are some facts that you may not know about Ireland’s most famous holiday – St. Patrick’s Day!


Couple celebrating St. Patrick's Day





Leprechauns celebrating St. Patrick's Day




St. Patrick



So, I hope you learned some facts about St. Patrick and perhaps even inspired you to take a trip to the Emerald Isle! From Croagh Patrick in Mayo to St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin and the cathedrals of Down and Armagh, click to Custom your tour of Ireland and follow in St. Patrick’s footsteps!


And if you liked reading about Ireland's greatest holiday St. Patrick's Day, have a look at our Irish Wedding Traditions and Superstitions which may even inspire you to honeymoon in Ireland!



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