Tag: St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick's Day trivia: 12 fun facts about Ireland's patron saint and the holiday honoring him

<strong>What was St. Patrick's given name at birth?</strong><br>

Maewyn Succat.<br> I can't image saying "Happy Maewyn Succat's Day!" Happy St. Patrick's Day rolls far more trippingly off to the tongue. When he became a priest, he changed his name to Patricius, from the Latin term meaning "father figure."
<br>Source: <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/03/17/st-patricks-day-history-m_n_502386.html#s74433" target="_blank">The Huffington Post</a>

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Regardless of your heritage, everyone’s Irish on March 17th.  Get your green on, bust out your brogue, and impress your friends and family with this fun St. Patrick’s Day trivia. See how much you really know about Ireland, St. Patrick and the traditions that surround the annual celebration of him. You May Also Like: 11 Favorite... Read more »

St. Patrick's Day activity for all ages: write limericks

St. Patrick's Day activity for all ages: write limericks
One fun, easy and literary way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day is write limericks together. A limerick is a witty or nonsensical poem that is short and simple, so kids, tweens and adults alike can all write them.  Limericks are meant to be humorous and while they are often bawdy, you can leave that aspect... Read more »

St. Patrick's Day favorites: Irish recipes, books, music and more

We'll sip our tea out of these cups, the one day of the year we do so. My Belleek china tea set has been in the family since the 1920s and says “<em>deanta in eireann,</em>” Gaelic for "made in Ireland.
On March 17th, we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, the day that everyone is Irish! Here are some ways that Tween Us will be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. Below is a preview of our Irish celebrations. Scroll through the gallery below to see what we’ll be drinking, eating, wearing, listening to and reading on the holidays,... Read more »
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