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Celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day!

Saint Patrick’s Day is celebrated every year on March 17th, honoring Saint Patrick, the patron of Ireland. This day had turned into a global celebration of Irish culture, with parades, special foods, music, dancing, and a whole lot of green! The story goes that Saint Patrick used three-leaf shamrock to explain the Holy Trinity to the Irish, which is why shamrocks are associated with the day. You will often hear people talking about leprechauns, the little fairy of Irish folklore, who are supposed to be mischievous and have a hidden pot of gold at every end of a rainbow.
In Ireland, it’s a public holiday with a lot of historical and religious significance. They have massive parades, especially in Dublin. It is also a time for families to gather together and have feasts. Traditionally, people would attend church services, and the Lenten restrictions on eating and drinking alcohol would be lifted for the day.Now, in places like the United states, Canada, and Australia, among others, Saint Patrick’s day is a big deal as well. Cities with large Irish populations, like Boston and New York, have huge parades and turn landmarks green. It’s a day to embrace Irish culture, wear green.
Lastly, it is not just about partying, it’s about coming together and celebrating a rich heritage, people of all backgrounds join in on the fun. It’s a day that brings people together and everyone’s a bit of Irish on Saint Patrick’s day! See below how Page High School celebrates with style! Mrs. Molpus and Ms. Macaulay are pictured beside in emerald green. 

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My name is Libby Hoyle and I am a freshman at Page. I am a competitive dancer but also play soccer and tennis. I have a little brother and a golden retriever named Ray. I also love to travel and love spending time with friends and family.

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