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  • St. Patrick’s Day
  • Who is Saint Patrick?
    • St. Patrick was born in Britain but was kidnapped by Irish raiders.
    • He was taken to Ireland but managed to escape and return to Britain.
    • He promised he would return to Ireland to save the Irish.
    • He used the Shamrock to explain the Holy Trinity.
  • St. Patrick and the Snakes
    • It is said that St. Patrick chased all the snakes out of Ireland and into the sea.
    • There are no snakes in Ireland nowadays, but this is a myth.
  • Celebrations
    • St Patrick’s Day is celebrated on 17th March every year.
    • In many cities across the world there are parades and everybody wears green.
  • Dublin
  • Belfast
  • Chicago
  • Argentina
  • The White House
  • What happens on St. Patrick’s Day?
    • Usually, after the parades there are concerts.
    • Then, people drink alcohol until the early hourse in the morning, especially Guinness.
  • Rugby
    • In Northern Ireland a rugby match is played on St. Patrick’s Day.
    • The teams are of different schools in Northern Ireland and the winner receives the School’s cup.
    • The matches are played all year but the final is on St. Patrick’s Day.