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This presentation shows how Saint Patrick's Day is celebrated in English-speaking countries.

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  • St Patrick's Day CPI Tino Grandío
  • St Patrick's Day St Patrick's Day is celebrated by the Irish community everywhere in the world, in Ireland, in the United States, in Britain and whereever there are Irish people. 2
  • St Patrick's Day St Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland. He was probably born in Wales in about AD 389. At 15 some pirates took him to Ireland and he became a slave. At 21 he escaped and became a priest in France. 3
  • St Patrick's Day When St Patrick was about 33 he returned to Ireland as a bishop and converted many Irish people to Christianity. 4
  • St Patrick's Day St Patrick first introduced the Latin alphabet to Ireland. He died in 461 AD. 5
  • St Patrick's Day The shamrock is a symbol of Ireland because St Patrick used it to explain the Holy Trinity mystery. 6
  • St Patrick's Day How is St Patrick's Day celebrated now in Ireland? ● ● ● There is a four-day festival in Dublin. There are lots of three colour flags in the streets. Green is the colour. 7
  • St Patrick's Day What do colours mean? ● ● ● Green – Irish Catholics Orange – Irish Protestants White – hope for peace between Catholics and Protestants 8
  • St Patrick's Day How is St Patrick's Day celebrated in the USA? ● ● ● There are parades (in NY more than 150,000 people). Everyone wears green. The leprechaun is the Irish fairy. 9
  • St Patrick's Day If you have understood you'll be able to answer these questions: ● What colour is the Irish flag? Orange, white and... ● What colour is the shamrock? ● What colour are the leprechaun's clothes? ● ● On St. Patrick's day what colour is the food and drink Irish people eat and drink? What colour is Chicago River on the 17th March? 10
  • St Patrick's Day GREEN 11
  • St Patrick's Day Pictures from: ● Wikimedia ● Wikipedia ● St Patrick in Ohio, by Mike King (slide 2) 12