Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone . . . . here are a few interesting facts about this day.

Lá Fhéile Pádraig Sona Duit! is Happy St Patrick’s Day in Irish – pronounced ‘Law Ale-yeh Pawd-rig Sunna Ditch!’

It is a national holiday in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada and also the Caribbean island of Montserrat which is also know as the Emerald Isle of the Caribbean, all places home to large communities with Irish heritage.

The Chicago River is dyed green for St Patrick’s Day.

Well known St Patrick Day saying:

  • In heaven there is no beer. That’s why we drink it here!
  • There are only two kinds of people in the world, the Irish and those who wish they were.
  • Better good manners than good looks.
  • May the luck of the Irish be with you!

One of the biggest St. Patrick’s Day parades is in New York down 5th Avenue.

Have a great day everyone!