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St. Patrick’s Day Facts

St. Patrick’s Day Facts

  1. Shamrocks are the national flower/emblem of Ireland

  2. The color of St. Patrick's day was originally blue

  3. Beer is the one of the most widely consumed beverages on St. Patrick's Day

  4. Legend says that each leaf of the clover has a meaning: Hope, Faith, Love & Luck

  5. The first time Chicago dyed their river green for St. Patrick's day was in 1962

  6. Your odds of finding a four-leaf clover are about 1 in 10,000

  7. The first St. Patrick's Day celebration in the United States was held in Boston in 1737

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