ST. PATRICKS DAY SYMBOLSThe shamrock,symbolizes therebirth of spring. It waslater adopted as asymbolof Irish nationalism.The leprechaun.The Celtic Cross.
ST. PATRICKS DAY SYMBOLSMusic is a very importantpart of Irish life.The traditional food is Irish baconand corned beef.
ST PATRICKS DAY TRADITIONSFamilies traditionallywear green and go tochurch in the morningand celebrate in theafternoon.The first St. Patty Day parade waswhen Irish soldiers in the Britisharmy went through New York Cityon March 17, 1762.
ST. PATRICKS DAY TRADITIONSThe Chicago River has been painted greenevery year since 1962.
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