St. Patrick's Day is celebrated every year on March 17 which is the day Saint Patrick (patron saint of Ireland) died in AD 461. It became a holiday in the early seventeenth century and it celebrates the arrival of Christianity in Ireland. St. Patrick's Day also celebrates the culture and heritage of the Irish people. This day is celebrated through parades, festivals, and parties all with the color green and shamrocks. St. Patty's Day is typically celebrated in: Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Montserrat, Labrador, Newfoundland, Britain, Canada, Argentina, Australia, New Zealand, and the United States of America.
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