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Welcome to the St. Patrick's Day page! Have you ever thought if St. Patrick was a person? Did you wonder why the color green was associated with St. Patrick's Day? We'll here are your answers. Cool and unusual facts about Leprechauns , Luck , Cluricauns and much more! Come and explore the wonderful world of St. Patrick's Day ! You'll have a lot of FUN!
For those of you who don't know St. Patrick was a person who was born around 385 AD. We celebrate St. Patrick's Day to remember all the achievements that this man has made. He traveled through out Ireland establishing monasteries. His given name was Maewyn. Far from being a saint, until he was 16 he considered himself a pagen. That is the story of St. Patrick!
Sometimes luck is hard to find. Throughout history people have relied on a 4-leaf clover and the color green. Because of its hard to find 4 leaves ,a 4-leaf clover is double luck. Wearing the color green is luck. Children all over the world wear green to school on St. Patrick's Day which started a tradition. So go out looking for luck or let it come to you!
Customs and Traditions
For thousands of years people have kept customs and traditions. Having parties, parades and wearing green. The first American celebration of St. Patrick's Day was in Boston, Massachusetts in1737. The largest parades are usually in New York. You may have a custom locked up in your family somewhere or maybe a tradition. As the saying goes on everybody is Irish.
Leprechauns are little Irish fairies. They are about two to three inches tall and they are known as shoemakers. They are related to the Cluricans. The Cluricans tend to be lazy and do not like to work. Leprechauns are hard to find because they are so small. Look carefully and you may see a leprechaun walking down the streets of Ireland.