The shamrock is the official symbol of Ireland and Boston, Massachusetts. This is a clover Trifolium repens species that contains magical and legendary connotations inherited from the Celtic tradition. It, along with the color green and the figure of the beloved gnome named Leprechaun, the representation of the culture of the island of Ireland and his excitement is visible in the festivities of St. Patrick's Day, celebrated on March 17 at different points the planet.
According to legend, the leprechaun has a pot of gold hidden somewhere, and he must give up his treasure to the one who catches him. You'll have to step lively and think quickly to capture a leprechaun's gold though, because this sly little fellow will fool you into looking away an instant while he escapes into the forest.
Según la leyenda, el duende tiene una olla de oro escondida en alguna parte, y debe renunciar a su tesoro para el que lo atrapa. Tendrás que dar un paso vivo y pensar con rapidez para capturar el oro de un duende , porque este hombre poco astuto le engañe a apartar la mirada un instante, mientras él se escapa en el bosque.
A story is told of the man who compelled a leprechaun to take him to the very bush where the gold was buried. The man tied a red handkerchief to the bush in order to recognize the spot again and ran home for spade. He was gone only three minutes, but when he returned to dig, there was a red handkerchief on every bush in the field. As long as there are Irishmen to believe in the "little folk," there will be leprechauns to reflect the wonderful Irish sense of fun, and many a new story of leprechaun shenanigans will be added to Irish folklore each year.
Se cuenta la historia del hombre que obligó un duende que le llevará a la gran arbusto donde estaba enterrado el oro. El hombre ató un pañuelo rojo a la selva con el fin de reconocer el terreno de nuevo y corrió a casa de su nombre. Él se había, pero cuando volvió a cavar, no había un pañuelo rojo en cada arbusto en el campo. Mientras hay irlandeses a creer en la "gente pequeña", habrá duendes para reflejar la maravillosa sensación irlandesa de la diversión, y más de una nueva historia de travesuras donde se añadirá al folclore irlandés cada año.
The Chicago River is a river that runs 156miles, also known as the Chicago Loop. Though not especially long, the river is notable for being the reason why Chicago became an important location. This was done for reasons of sanitation. The river is also noted for the local custom of dyeing it green on St. Patrick's Day.
Saint Patrick's Day is a religious holiday celebrated internationally on 17 March. It commemorates Saint Patrick , the most commonly recognised of the patron saints of Ireland, and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland. Saint Patrick's Day was made an official feast day in the early 17th century, and has gradually become a secular celebration of Irish culture in general. Wearing of green attire (especially shamrocks).
Patrick was born to a Romanized British family and at the age of 16 was kidnapped and sold into slavery. He spent six years as a slave in Ireland before escaping and, after much hardship and another brief captivity, returned to his home. Some time later Patrick returned to Ireland with the intention of converting the Irish to Christianity. Many legends have grown up around him. Today the Shamrock is the national flower of Ireland and is worn to commemorate Patrick .
The city hosts the colorful costumes and the enthusiasm of the Irish celebrate St. Patrick's Day. You can see the Chicago River dyed green as every year. After the parade where the predominant part of course green.
A leprechaun is a type of fairy in Irish folklore, usually taking the form of an old man, clad in a red or green coat, who enjoys partaking in mischief. Like other fairy creatures, leprechauns have been linked to the Tuatha Dé Danann of Irish mythology. The Leprechauns spend all their time busily making shoes, and store away all their coins in a hidden pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Popular depiction shows the Leprechaun as being no taller than a small child, with a beard and hat, although they may originally have been perceived as the tallest of the mound-dwellers