St. Patrick’s Day• St. Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland.
The Irish Flag• People from              • People from  the South                • Peace.     the Northh  (Catholic)      ...
St. Patrick’s DayIrish symbols.• Shamrocks      • Leprechauns   • Harps
St. Patrick’s Day• Shamrock comes from the GAELIC  “seamrog” = summer plant• In ancient Ireland, shamrocks were  thought t...
St. Patrick’s Day• Leprechaun comes from the GAELIC  “leipreachan” = DUENDECILLO• Leprechauns love gold!!
St. Patrick’s Day• In ancient Ireland, harps were played to  tell stories and sing songs.• Harps are depicted on Irish coi...
St. Patrick’s Day• Green is the colour of Ireland.• Ireland is “The Emerald Isle”
St. Patrick’s Day• On Saint Patrick’s Day the most common  colour is…………..         GREEN!!!
St. Patrick’s Day in             Chicago• St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated all around  the world!!!
What did Saint Patrick do?• He drove all the snakes out of Ireland.
HAPPYSt. Patrick’s Day!!
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  1. 1. St. Patrick’s Day• St. Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland.
  2. 2. The Irish Flag• People from • People from the South • Peace. the Northh (Catholic) (Protestant)
  3. 3. St. Patrick’s DayIrish symbols.• Shamrocks • Leprechauns • Harps
  4. 4. St. Patrick’s Day• Shamrock comes from the GAELIC “seamrog” = summer plant• In ancient Ireland, shamrocks were thought to have magical powers, and number 3 was a powerful number.
  5. 5. St. Patrick’s Day• Leprechaun comes from the GAELIC “leipreachan” = DUENDECILLO• Leprechauns love gold!!
  6. 6. St. Patrick’s Day• In ancient Ireland, harps were played to tell stories and sing songs.• Harps are depicted on Irish coins since 1500.
  7. 7. St. Patrick’s Day• Green is the colour of Ireland.• Ireland is “The Emerald Isle”
  8. 8. St. Patrick’s Day• On Saint Patrick’s Day the most common colour is………….. GREEN!!!
  9. 9. St. Patrick’s Day in Chicago• St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated all around the world!!!
  10. 10. What did Saint Patrick do?• He drove all the snakes out of Ireland.
  11. 11. HAPPYSt. Patrick’s Day!!

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