Monday, 17 March 2008

Saint Patrick's Day

Saint Patrick's Day is a holiday honoring Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. It is held annually on March 17. St. Patrick's Day is a national holiday in Ireland, it is celebrated worldwide by Irish people and increasingly by non-Irish people as well.

People wear green clothes, eat traditional Irish food or take shamrocks with them. There are parades, dance performances and fireworks display. Click here to get more information on Saint Patrick's Day. You can also play some games online.

By the way, do you know what a leprechaun is?


Kaka_o_rei said...

In Boston, the local NBA team, "Boston Celtics" also celebrates Saint Patrick's Day, and for all games in these week the team wears a conmemorative jersey like that:



Marisa García said...

I didn't know that basketball players also celebrate Saint Patrick's Day in Boston!!! The T-shirt is nice, and it has got a shamrock on it! It will bring them good luck!