- Corned beef is completely an American invention
- 19 U.S. Presidents have claimed Irish heritage.
- Leprechauns are hard-workers although sometimes mischievous! They are the official shoemakers to the fairy kingdom.
- The three-leaf clover was used by St. Patrick to explain the Holy Trinity to pre-Christian Ireland.
- Legend says that St. Patrick chased all the snakes out of Ireland.
- St. Patrick was born in Scotland, but spent 40 years preaching Christianity in Ireland.
- Irish immigrants living in New York actually outnumbered Irish living in Dublin, Ireland at one time!
- How much gold is in their pots? One gold coin for each year of the leprechaun’s life is in the pot.
- 4 leafs on a clover meaning-One leaf is for HOPE... The second for FAITH...
The third for LOVE... And the fourth for LUCK!
Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Did you know.......?
Posted by KIM at 4:02 PM