Here are some odd and interesting facts you might not know about St. Patrick's Day. Some of these really surprised me. Did you know any of these facts? Have a Happy St. Patrick's Day!
Odd Facts About St. Patrick's Day
St. Patrick was actually a Roman
Blue was the original color to be associated with St. Patrick
St. Patrick taught the Irish about Christianity using a shamrock
It’s also National Muay Thai Day in Thailand
The Church lifts Lenten restrictions on alcohol and eating
St. Patrick’s Day is an official public holiday in only three countries
The shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade is in Dripsey, Cork, Ireland
Guinness cashes in, a lot. This one is obvious but it’s estimated that more than thirteen million pints of Guinness will be consumed on St. Patrick’s Day. It is, after all, the reason for the season.