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St. Patrick’s Day The holiday commemorates thedeath of St. Patrick,a missionary who convertedthe Irish to Christianity in the5th century. The legend has itthat he banished all the snakesfrom Ireland, which is nowconsidered just a metaphor for
1.Irish Flag-the green represents the native people of Ireland (most of whom are Roman Catholic). The orange represents the Britishsupporters of William.2.The four leaf Clover- the origins believe that domesticatedanimals fed on a diet rich in clover grow fat and produce good milk.
3.The Irish Celtic Cross-A mixture of pagan worshipand Christianity comes together in this design.4. The traditional Irish ring- – thecring– symbolises friendship, love and loyalty.5. Rainbows -Many people believe that theleprechaun keeps his gold at the end of a rainbow.
6.Leprechaun- As legend holds, Leprechauns love to collect gold, which they store in a pot and hide at the end of a rainbow. If a human catches a leprechaun, the fairy must grant the human three-wishes before he can be release.7. The harp- It appears on Irish coins, thepresidential flag, state seals, uniforms,andofficial documents.
Curiosity about Ireland• Ten Irish people have been awarded with the Nobel prize: Sean McBride (Peace), Mairead Corrigan and Betty Williams (peace), John Hume and David Trimble (peace), Ernest Thomas Sinton Walton (physics).• Ireland is known as the “Emerald Island”• The Irish alphabet has only 18 letters. There is no
Some Irish• Life is proverbs like a cup of tea, its all in how you make it• A friends eye is a good mirror.• A light heart lives long• Age is honorable and youth is noble.• An Irishman is never at peace except when hes
THANKS FOR WATCHING! Baltimore - IRELANDPrepared by:Justyna Bieńkowska, III C