HINTS: It is an English-speaking country. Some of the country’s symbols are: Its nickname is “ Emerald Isle” because the grass on its hills is so green. The Harp The Shamrock The Fairy The Leprechaun
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Facts about St. Patrick He was a Christian missionary He lived in the fifth century The legend says that he drove snakes out of Ireland He traveled across Ireland preaching Christian religion He died on March 17th.
On St. Patrick’s Day, everyone wears the colour green and puts a shamrock on his hat ! If somebody forgets to wear green clothes, you have the right to give him a pinch ! St. Patrick’s Day is not just a religious festivity. It is also an occasion to have fun with family and friends. Parades take place in Irish town and cities on this day.
Saint Patrick’s day is very popular all around the world , because many Irish families live abroad. In Chicago , on this day, the city’s river turns green !
The Leprechaun is very popular in Irish folklore. A Leprechaun looks like a little old man , dressed like a shoemaker. He likes to live alone, hiding from humans. If you catch a Leprechaun, It can take you at the end of the rainbow , where he keeps a pot of gold! Another Irish Tradition: the Leprechaun He's not so friendly!
St. Patrick & Ireland -Vocabulary -Shoemaker -Alone -To hide -To catch -Pot of gold -Rainbow -To guess -Emerald -Shamrock -Fairy -To travel -To preach -Snake