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St. Patrick's Day
Let's travel to Ireland
Ireland
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Ireland is an island in 
the northwest of 
Europe.
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It is the third­largest 
island in Europe.
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People who liv...
Symbols of Ireland
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The national flag of 
Ireland  is  green  white, 
and orange:
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Green for catholics
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Orange for prot...
The Emerald Isle
Green is the Irish colour.
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Firstly because the shamrock is the symbol of
Ireland.
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Secondly because Ir...
Other Irish symbols
Saint Patrick's Day
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Saint Patrick´s
Day is celebrated
each year on
March 17th.
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In Ireland, Saint
Patrick´s Day is
a na...
Saint Patrick's life
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He was born in
the year 385 and
died on March 17th
460.
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Saint Patrick had an
adventurous life.
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...
Saint Patrick's life
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He escaped to France 
and became a monk.
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In 432, he  returned to 
Ireland.
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He brought Christian...
St. Patrick and the snakes
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According to legend, St. Patrick drove all
the snakes in Ireland out of the country
and into ...
St. Patrick's Day
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Although St. Patrick's Day began in Ireland, it
is celebrated in countries around the world.
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Many pe...
St. Patrick's Day parades
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Saint Patrick’s Day is usually
celebrated with a parade. The one in
Dublin, the capital city o...
Irish legends
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There are legends that go along with
Saint Patrick’s Day.
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A popular legend is about the
leprechaun. Lepr...
Irish legends
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The legend says that if you catch a
leprechaun, he will lead you to his
pot of gold. Leprechauns hide thei...
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A brief presentation about Ireland´s National Day and the most common traditions on this celebration for Primary students.

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Saint patrick´s day

  1. 1. St. Patrick's Day
  2. 2. Let's travel to Ireland
  3. 3. Ireland ● Ireland is an island in  the northwest of  Europe. ● It is the third­largest  island in Europe. ● People who live in  Ireland are called Irish. ● The capital city of  Ireland is Dublin.
  4. 4. Symbols of Ireland ● The national flag of  Ireland  is  green  white,  and orange: ● Green for catholics ● Orange for protestants ● White for peace ● A shamrock is a clover  with 3 leaves. ● 3 is Ireland´s magic  number and the Irish  say  three­leafed  shamrocks bring good  luck.
  5. 5. The Emerald Isle Green is the Irish colour. ● Firstly because the shamrock is the symbol of Ireland. ● Secondly because Ireland is called the “Emerald Isle” with lots of green pastures.
  6. 6. Other Irish symbols
  7. 7. Saint Patrick's Day ● Saint Patrick´s Day is celebrated each year on March 17th. ● In Ireland, Saint Patrick´s Day is a national holiday. ● Saint Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland.
  8. 8. Saint Patrick's life ● He was born in the year 385 and died on March 17th 460. ● Saint Patrick had an adventurous life. ● He was captured by pirates at the age of 16. The Irish pirates brought him to Ireland and sold him as a slave.
  9. 9. Saint Patrick's life ● He escaped to France  and became a monk. ● In 432, he  returned to  Ireland. ● He brought Christianity  to the Irish.  ● He taught many people  to read and write.
  10. 10. St. Patrick and the snakes ● According to legend, St. Patrick drove all the snakes in Ireland out of the country and into the sea.
  11. 11. St. Patrick's Day ● Although St. Patrick's Day began in Ireland, it is celebrated in countries around the world. ● Many people wear green on this day. If not, you will be pinched.
  12. 12. St. Patrick's Day parades ● Saint Patrick’s Day is usually celebrated with a parade. The one in Dublin, the capital city of Ireland, is known as the Irish Mardi Gras. ● The largest St. Patrick’s Day parade is in New York City. It lasts for hours.
  13. 13. Irish legends ● There are legends that go along with Saint Patrick’s Day. ● A popular legend is about the leprechaun. Leprechauns are tiny men dressed in green who keep a pot of gold. ● They are shoemakers.
  14. 14. Irish legends ● The legend says that if you catch a leprechaun, he will lead you to his pot of gold. Leprechauns hide their pots of gold at the end of the rainbow. ● And if you are lucky enough to find a leprechaun, don´t take your eyes off him, because he´ll dissapear with his pot of gold.

A brief presentation about Ireland´s National Day and the most common traditions on this celebration for Primary students.

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