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Publié le jeudi 11 mars 2010.

Saint Patrick’s day

Let’s celebrate on March, 17th !!!


* Patrick, the Patron Saint of Ireland, was born into either a Scottish or an English family in the fourth century. He was kidnapped as a teenager by a man called Niall of the Nine Hostages. Niall later became a King of Ireland. Patrick died on March 17th in the year 461 at the age of 76.

Today here are several monuments to him in Ireland, but we don’t know exactly where his grave and his remains (= dépouille/restes/ossements) are.

St Patrick’s Day is The National Day in Ireland. Irish people around the world celebrate their national Saint by wearing only green, the colour of Ireland, and by parading in the streets.

 Remember :

Saint Patrick’s Day : March, 17th. It is The National Day in Ireland.

Colour : green.

Symbol of Ireland : the shamrock.