Press Release Summary: All over the world St Patrick's day is recognised all over the world as a day of celebration and fun for all the family enjoying the tradition and a few drinks with friends and family
Press Release Body: For some St Patrick's day is just an excuse to enjoy a pint of guiness but for many it means much more and hear we find out more about St. Patrick's day. Whether you are Irish or simply love Irish traditions and holidays, St. Patrick\'s Day brings Irish cheer to many people around the world. St. Patrick\'s Day is a celebration of all things Irish, commemorated on March 17 when many families gather and have drinks and food. The holiday also sparks a tradition of shopping for and wearing Irish t-shirts and apparel, usually the colour green. People celebrate by wearing cute Irish accessories and fun clothing to create humour on the holiday. Brief History of St. Patrick\'s Day The holiday remembers St. Patrick, one of Ireland\'s patron saints. St. Patrick was born to a family of aristocrats in Whales and was set on course to become a priest. He was captured at 16 years of age and taken to Ireland by Irish raiders. For six years, he was held captive, but was also able to grow spiritually during this time. He believed he heard the voice of God commanding him to leave Ireland, so he escaped to Britain after walking hundreds of miles. St. Patrick\'s Day Online Shopping Those wanting to celebrate \"St. Paddy\'s Day\" can find great items online for the occasion. There are Leprechaun crafts and gifts. For work or school, lots of people wear Irish T-shirts and apparel. For the true fan, there are even Paddy mugs, mouse pads, teddy bears, pillows, buttons, and tote bags. One custom is to wear green so you won\'t get pinched. These items have plenty of green for protection! One such company offering St Patrick's day fun is http://www.novelties4parties.co.uk/department/st-patricks-day/ who supply party goods and fancy dress online. St. Patrick\'s Day offers a fun-filled holiday of remembrance for everyone, young or old. It\'s a day focused on an important turning point in Irish history, but is celebrated by people of all descents.
Celebrations of St. Patrick\'s Day Today, St. Patrick\'s Day is celebrated around the world. In Ireland, it was once a religious holiday, but is now used to draw millions of tourists each year with parades, fireworks, and live entertainment. In America, there are parades, Irish dances and jigs, Irish singing, wearing Leprechaun-themed outfits, clovers with three leaves, and more. The holiday is celebrated with a day of prayer by many Irish Catholic families. St. Patrick\'s Day is often called by a nickname, St. Paddy\'s Day.
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