30 Amazing Facts About St. Patrick’s Day

Last updated on May 10th, 2021

27. St Patrick’s Day is celebrated in countries including Canada, Australia, Japan, Singapore, Russia and other countries of the Irish Diaspora (refers to Irish people and their descendants who live outside Ireland).

28. More than 1 million people take part in the St Patrick’s Festival (between March 15th and 17th) in Dublin every year.

John F Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States
John Fitzgerald Kennedy On November 22, 1963, Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. Image credit – Wikipedia.org

29. John Fitzgerald Kennedy the 35th president of the United States of America worn a green tie for photographs when Ireland’s ambassador to the US, Thomas Kiernan, turned up at the White House with a bowl of shamrock on 17 March.

30. Finding a four leaf clover on St Patrick’s Day is considered lucky as you only have one chance in 10,000. Generally, you will find a three leaf clover.