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Awesome little-known facts about St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick's Day 2020 is coming – on March 17, different countries around the planet will be celebrating it with dances, parades, food and lots of green. Let's find out more about this special day.


If you think you already know a lot about the festival and its heritage, try this simple and short St. Patrick's Day trivia quiz first!

Will you take part in St. Patrick's Day parade 2020?

If you are looking for more fun, we definitely have a perfect trivia quiz for you on this page.

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12 Comments
Donald Mcdaid
He definitely was'nt English. He may be Welsh.
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Feb 22, 2020 4:53PM
Simon Taylor
The article said he was British, which does also include Scotland and Wales, England and Northern Ireland.
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Mar 15, 2020 4:59AM
njmuscat
Donald Mcdaid, Yes He was from Wales... 😱😱😱
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Mar 14, 2020 4:29PM
Barrie Goodall
Wayne Roberts, this is the colour of the rebublic of Ireland Flag 🇮🇪 Northern Ireland flag is what you’re thinking about !!
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Feb 26, 2020 6:40AM
Cheryl McMeekin
Interesting info
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Feb 23, 2020 12:33PM
ike
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Supposedly he was born in Scotland
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Feb 23, 2020 8:09AM
Kirk Tanaka
A few misconceptions brought to light. Learn something new everyday.
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Feb 23, 2020 1:45AM
littledick
Oh, Paddy dear and did you hear the news that's goin' 'round. The shamrock is forbid by law to grow on Irish ground. For now the color we must wear is England's cruel red and there's a bloody law ag'in the wearin' of the green.
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Feb 23, 2020 12:37AM
micvall
Interesting ( little did I know )
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Feb 22, 2020 8:49PM
Wayne Roberts
Nobody flys the “Flag of St Patrick” either!!! They fly the flag of the Republic of Ireland!!!!!! If interested it is a red diagonal cross on a white background. But as it is part of the Union Flag of St George, St Andrew and St Patrick. Republic Irish see it as a symbol of British colonialism! It is also correct that the colour for St Patrick is blue!
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Feb 22, 2020 6:28PM
Moldwarp
Donald Mcdaid, And you can give proof?
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Feb 22, 2020 5:09PM
Brigitte Kurowski-Wilson
There is no parade ,but I had no idea that ST. Patrick was English. Thanks for the information.
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Feb 22, 2020 3:20PM

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