Who is St. Patrick?
Fun Facts
Facts you might not know
Facts about Ireland
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Where was St. Patrick born?

Britain

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What city colored their river green for St. Patrick's Day?

Chicago

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What mythical being is part of St. Patrick's Day lore and Irish culture?

Leprechauns

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How many flags does Ireland have?

2

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What did St. Patrick establish in his lifetime?

Monasteries, churches, and schools

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Where was the first St. Patrick's Day parade held?

America

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St. Patrick's Day is celebrated on March 17, which is the anniversary of what?

St. Patrick's death

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How many capitols does Ireland have?

2

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What age was St. Patrick kidnapped?

16 years old

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What was the original color associated with St. Patrick?

Blue

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What do places like Argentina, England, Norway, Turkey, New Zealand, Canada, Moscow, and India all have in common?

They all celebrate St. Patrick's Day

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What religion did St. Patrick convert the Irish people to?

Christianity

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What did St. Patrick use to explain the Holy Trinity?

The shamrock

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What is Ireland's national plant?

The shamrock

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What year was the first St. Patrick's Day Parade?

1762

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True or False: St. Patrick was from Ireland

False

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What day and year did St. Patrick die?

March 17, 461

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What are leprechauns likely based on?

Celtic Fairies

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Up until the 1970s, what used to be closed on St. Patrick's Day?

Pubs

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What flag inspired the Irish to do its colors?

The French flag

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