Did You Know? Countdown to St. Patrick’s Day (03/09)

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Did You Know? Facts, Figures & Folklore About St. Patrick’s Day March 09 : 08 days till St. Pat’s Day

Did you know that Patrick was neither Irish nor particularly religious, at least not initially?

Patrick was born Maewyn Succat in 385 CE in the Welsh town of Banwen, and for the first sixteen years of his life he was an avowed pagan.

Celebrating the patron saint of Ireland, its said that on St. Patrick’s Day everyone is Irish! The day is celebrated worldwide with shamrocks, parades and green beer!

We’ll be presenting a new “Did You Know?” fun fact each day so join us as we countdown to St. Patrick’s Day, Thursday March 17, 2011!

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