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Irish Culture

  1. 1. By:<br />Colleen Greene <br />Irish Culture<br />
  2. 2. Irish Music<br /><ul><li>Drums, flute, fiddle, and pipes
  3. 3. Lyrics talk about past events in Ireland
  4. 4. Sung in English and Gaelic
  5. 5. Irish drinking songs</li></li></ul><li>Irish Dance<br /><ul><li>Soft Shoe: includes dances known as Reels, and Jigs
  6. 6. Hard Shoe: includes dances known as Hornpipe, Hard Jig, and Treble Reel.
  7. 7. Traditional dress</li></li></ul><li>Food <br /><ul><li> Irish Breakfast
  8. 8. The potato
  9. 9. Corned beef and cabbage </li></li></ul><li>St. Patrick’s Day<br /><ul><li>He drove the snakes out of Ireland
  10. 10. To honor their missionary patron
  11. 11. First parade was in America in 1762</li></li></ul><li> Shamrocks and Clovers<br /><ul><li>Shamrocks represent the Holy Trinity
  12. 12. Used by St. Patrick
  13. 13. 4 leaf clover
  14. 14. Love
  15. 15. Faith
  16. 16. Hope
  17. 17. Luck</li></li></ul><li>In County Cork<br />Magical powers<br />Gives the gift of eloquence <br />Blarney Stone<br />
  18. 18. Ireland and the color green<br /><ul><li>Green landscape  “Emerald Isle”
  19. 19. Introduction of Christianity by St. Patrick
  20. 20. Sign of sympathy for independence in the 1700’s
  21. 21. The Irish flag </li>

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