Saint Patrick's Day by Ana Álvarez

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Saint Patrick's Day by Ana Álvarez

  1. 1. SAINT PATRICK´S DAY It´s an Irish Sain´t Day and is celebrated in Ireland and the USA. On 17th March,there are parades and the people dress in green, the colour ofIreland. Some people dress up as Leprechauns, a type ofmischievous fairy. Leprechauns spend their time making shoesand store their money in a potof gold at the end of a rainbow.Saint Patrick was an English priest who converted Ireland toChristianity during the fifth century . His symbols is theshamrock, wich is now also one of the symbols of Ireland. SaintPatrick used the three leaves of theplant to illustrate the holyTrinity: Father,Son and Holy spirit. One legend aboutthe saint says that he drove all thesnakes aut of Ireland. And this really is alegend, as there is no evidence thatthere have been any snakes in Ireland!By Ana Álvarez Lafuente (from 6th level)

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