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