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How The Irish Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

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March 17 is St Patrick’s day the day everyone is wearing green and if you don’t you get pinched! All fun and all, but the real question is how do the Irish celebrate the holiday St. Patrick day? Luckly, you got me to tell you all about it.

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St. Patrick’s Day officially became a national holiday in Ireland in 1903 it may not seem like that long ago but 119 years ago from today the Irish celebrate in different ways the 17th of March was practiced as a Holy day and families would pin bunches of shamrock to their jackets and go to Mass. Years later, the day became more of a celebration. Today parades for St Patrick’s Day are held all over the world inviting millions of people to celebrate being Irish for a day.

Did you know it wasn’t until 1995 when the Irish government decided to start holding a parade in Dublin? About 90% of people in Ireland start their St Patrick’s Day with a big fry up now, you’re asking yourself what a big fry? A big fry is a traditional English fry up consists of fried egg, bacon, sausage, fried bread, grilled tomato, sautéed mushrooms, and baked beans. Black pudding (aka blood sausage) is an optional extra.

Dublin’s is the most famous St Patrick’s Day parade, drawing up to half a million people to the streets of the capital, but every city in Ireland has their own parade. But since I know you want to know how to celebrate St Patrick’s day here are some things you can do Make an Irish meal try your best it doesn’t got to be perfect, and you can also have a shamrock cookie decorating contest that sounds like a lot of fun one more thing if your old enough go to the pub and celebrate St Patrick’s day differently.

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