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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2017

Celebrated on 17th March, 2017 this is the day everyone wants to be Irish.  St Patrick’s Day (often known simply as Paddy’s) is celebrated in more countries around the world than any other.

Every year on St Patrick’s Day, people across the globe deck themselves out in shades of green, as ex-pats prepare to take part in this hugely popular celebration

The biggest of the St Patrick’s Day celebrations will, of course, take place in Ireland.   St Patrick’s Festival spans 4 days and includes 3,000 artists, musicians, dancers, poets and performers, the theme for 2017’sfestival is Ireland you are.

If you’re lucky enough to be heading across the pond to New York then you’ll want to take part in the NYC’s St Patrick’s Day Parade. This is a special time of year when New York honours it’s Irish heritage with a parade of traditional musicians and marching bands all topped off by more than a few Irish whiskeys.

Around the world celebrations for Ireland’s patron saint will see a host of ginger bearded Leprechauns dressed in their customary green suit typically with short trousers, knee length white socks and shiny buckled shoes.Often described as old men each leprechaun is said to have his own pot of gold, which can often be found at the end of a rainbow.

Should you ever be lucky enough to capture a Leprechaun, he will give you three wishes if you set him free. What would your wishes be?

How are you celebrating St. Patrick’s Day? Comment below and let us know.

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