7 Lucky Facts about St. Patrick’s Day (Infographic)


St. Patrick’s Day may be an Irish holiday, but it is celebrated in many countries around the world, with the breathtaking parades, funny costumes, shamrock-shaped treats, green beers, and crazy parties. The question is: how many of us do know the origin of the holiday? Why is green color so meaningful? What are the lucky charms? Why was St. Patrick’s Day named after a man who was not Irish?

Facts about St. Patrick’s Day

There are more questions than answers, but some facts are known. Even though today’s festivities and traditions are a little bit different from the real origins of the Irish holiday, here are seven things you probably did not know about St. Paddy’s Day.


  1. Luck of the Irish?
  2. Lucky number 7
  3. Special Shamrocks
  4. Other lucky charms
  5. Green: is it Lucky?
  6. Lucky Leprechauns
  7. Kiss the What