St. Patrick was born in Britian around 390 A.D before being taken into captivity due to his religious convictions. He eventually incorporated Celtic traditions into Christianity. The day of his death on March 17th is celebrated as feast day. The following series of St. Patrick’s Day slogans are listed below. These have been used by others and meant to serve as an inspiration to your own slogan.
Now that you know a little history, how are you celebrating St. Patrick’s Day?
A best friend is like a four leaf clover: hard to find and lucky to have.
A cold beer – and another one!
A pretty girl and an honest one.
A quick death and an easy one.
An Irishman has an abiding sense of tragedy which sustains him through temporary periods of joy.
An Irishman is never drunk as long as he can hold onto one blade of grass to keep from falling off the earth.
And may you be in heaven half an hour before the devil knows you’re dead.
Anyone acquainted with Ireland knows that the morning of St. Patrick’s Day consists of the night of the seventeenth of March flavored strongly with the morning of the eighteenth.
Drink is the curse of the land. It makes you fight with your neighbor. It makes you shoot at your landlord-and it makes you miss him.
Here’s to a long life and a merry one.
Here’s to you and yours and to mine and ours. And if mine and ours ever come across to you and yours, I hope you and yours will do as much for mine and ours as mine and ours have done for you and yours!
If a man who cannot count finds a four-leaf clover, is he lucky?
If you’re enough lucky to be Irish, you’re lucky enough!
In Heaven there is no beer that’s why we drink it here!
Irish diplomacy is the ability to tell a man to go to hell so that he looks forward to making the trip.
It is better to spend money like there’s no tomorrow than to spend tonight like there’s no money!
Many an opportunity is lost because a man is out looking for four-leaf clovers.
May God bless and keep in good health your enemies’ enemies.
May misfortune follow you the rest of your life, but never catch up.
May the roof over your head be always strong.
May the saddest day of your future be no worse than the happiest day of your past.
May you live as long as you want and never want as long as you live.
May you never forget what is worth remembering or remember what is best forgotten.
May your blessings outnumber the shamrocks that grow, And may trouble avoid you wherever you go.
May your glass be ever full.
May your home always be too small to hold your friends.
Never iron a four-leaf clover, because you don’t want to press your luck.
St. Patrick… one of the few saints whose feast day presents the opportunity to get determinedly whacked and make a fool of oneself all under the guise of acting Irish.
St. Patrick’s Day is an enchanted time – a day to begin transforming winter’s dreams into summer’s magic.
The Irish forgive their great men when they are safely buried.
The list of Irish saints is past counting; but in it all no other figure is so human, friendly, and lovable as St. Patrick – who was an Irishman only by adoption.
There are only two kinds of people in the world, The Irish and those who wish they were.
The following infographic outlines the history and trends of celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day worldwide. In New York City alone, the St. Patrick’s Day parade has been performed over 250 times since 1762. An estimated 40 lbs of green dye is used on the Chicago River to turn it green for this celebratory event.