Did You Know? Facts, Figures & Folklore About St. Patrick’s Day March 12 : 05 days till St. Pat’s Day
Did you know that the Irish celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by wearing shamrocks on their lapels’ and dressing their children up in the colors of the Irish flag: orange, white and green?
The green on the flag symbolizes the people of the south, the orange represents the people of the north. The white stands for peace, which brings the green and orange together as a united nation.
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!