It’s that one day of the year when we celebrate everything Irish and green even though very few us even know what it’s all about. I know I’m certainly eager to go and create snow-angels in a paddock of clover right about now. But then what does this day mean. Do the Irish really take this day seriously? Do they Irish take anything seriously?

If you want to know more of the history of this day and who St Patrick actually was visit the St Patrick’s Day site.