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St Patrick’s Day

St Patrick's Day

St Patrick’s Day is a special day of fun, celebration, and luck! Every year on March 17th, people across the world come together to honour the patron saint of Ireland, Saint Patrick. St Patrick’s Day began as a Christian feast day in the 17th century to commemorate the life of this beloved saint. For centuries now, it has become an international celebration of all things Irish! Green clothing and decorations are popular symbols of this occasion and shamrock plantings represent the Holy Trinity. Festivities around St Patrick’s Day often include parades, parties with music and dancing, bar crawls, feasts of traditional Irish dishes like corned beef and cabbage, and lots of jovial cheers! With stories, songs and memories shared from generation to generation, this special day brings with it a true sense of cheer throughout the globe.

Celebrate this day with these festive resources to spread some fun in your care setting!

Activity Ideas:

  • Try delicious Guinness Cake with a recipe – here
  • Enjoy a delicious Guinness tasting activity – here