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  Patron saints
What are patron saints?
St Andrew: Scotland
St David: Wales
St George: England
St Patrick: Ireland

 
Green is worn to celebrate St Patrick's Day
Green is worn to celebrate St Patrick's Day
St Patrick: Ireland
Ireland celebrates St Patrick's day on 17 March.

Irish people across the world take part in parades, wear green clothes and some even dye rivers green!

The shamrock is the symbol of St Patrick's day because it is said St Patrick used it in his teaching.


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