Starts in 5 Months, 21 Days
March 17, 2018 12:00 am
- PATRICK’S DAY
|Last Year (2015)||Tuesday, March 17|
|Present Year (2016)||Thursday, March 17|
|Next Year (2017)||Friday, March 17|
In the month of March, St Patrick’s Day is observed one of the most popular days and is celebrated in the remembrance of Ireland’s patron saints, St Patrick. The celebration of the Day is based on the Irish themed parties, drinks and food. To make this feast more memorable Irish clubs and pubs start making preparations for the day. Large street parades mark St Patrick’s Day in places like Savannah, Chicago, Boston, Houston, Toronto, New York and more. In most, if the towns the water is dyed green in public places.
Many activities and events make us familiar with the personality of St Patricks and his deeds. He was one of Ireland’s patron saints and many Americans with Irish ancestry remember him on March 17. To make this day an everlasting memory, the most common symbol that is used is Shamrock, which are the leaf of the clover plant and a symbol of the Holy Trinity.
While many see St Patrick’s Day as an excuse to drink endless pints of Guinness while wearing a green wig, there’s a little more to it than that.
Not only this, there are many other symbols that are used which includes everything that is green, as a symbol the green, orange and white flag the republic Ireland is used, Brands of beer associated with Irish Culture, snakes and serpents and more.
St Patrick is credited with bringing Christianity to Ireland. Every year people make preparations in full swing for this year’s Parades and Festivals across the globe. Celebrating this day is the oldest Irish tradition and it is celebrated with Irish rituals for long to keep the followers in touch with the Irish Culture.