St. Patrick’s Day brings to mind green beers, late-night debauchery and buttons like “Kiss Me, I’m Irish.”
But as with Valentine’s Day, after you have children, St. Patrick’s Day appears to become a different experience. Between the failures of Pinterest, the battle to persuade a small person to wear green, and the messes of Lucky Charms, the holiday is not as worried as it was once.
But surely it’s full of humour opportunities. We have rounded up some funny tweets from parents about the experiences of St. Patrick’s Day with babies. Take a Guinness and read:
As the saying goes, on St. Paddy’s Day, everybody is Irish! To celebrate this lively Irish holiday on March 17, we’ve completed some of the best St. Patrick’s Day quotes so you can raise a glass to Éire’s patron saint — and hopefully earn some good luck for the new year (even if you can’t find a four-leaf clover this year or meet a leprechaun).
Once you change into your best green outfit and grab a happy St. Patrick’s Day drink with friends toast the holiday, read and repeat these quotes to yourself to celebrate St. Patrick’s spirit— then listen to those great Irish songs and watch the best Irish movies for even more good luck for the day. And if you’re the one throwing this year’s get-together, don’t skip our best Irish feast and craft ideas too— after all, there’s no St Patrick’s Day pictures without some green beer and rainbow-themed decorations.
An Irishman has an intrinsic sense of sorrow that sustains him during times of temporary happiness. Irish saying The Irish forgive their great men for being buried safely. Irish saying Anyone familiar with Ireland knows that St. Patrick’s Day morning consists of the night of March 17 strongly flavoured with the eighteenth morning. Unknown
Wherever you go, may your blessings outnumber the shamrocks that grow, and may trouble you.
Irish blessing Never iron a four-leaf clover, as you don’t want your luck to press. Unknown A best friend is like a four-legged clover: hard to find and fortunate to have. Unknown
The list of Irish saints is past counting; but no other figure in it is as human, friendly, and lovable as St. Patrick–who was an Irishman by adoption only. Stephen Gwynn May caress you through the Irish hills.
May its rivers and lakes bless you.
Can Irish luck enfold you?
May you see the blessings of Saint Patrick.
Blessings to Ireland
Oh, atmospheric music!
An’ the joy that’s everywhere-Shure, the whole blue vault of heaven is a wan grand triumphal arch, An’ the earth below is gay Wid its tender green th’-day, Fur the entire world is Irish on March 17!
Thomas Augustin Daly If Ireland’s eyes smile, indeed it’s like a spring morning.
You can hear the angels sing in the lilt of Irish music, When Irish hearts are happy, the whole world looks bright and gay, And when Irish eyes smile, they steal away your soul.
Olcott Chauncey and Graff George, Jr. (Lyrics), Ernest R. Ball (Music)
For’ is green, green, green, where the ruined towers are grey, And it is green, green, green all the happy night and day; green of leaf and green of the grass, green of ivy on the wall, And the blessed Irish shamrock with the fairest green of all.
Mary Elizabeth Blake Where our fathers ‘ homes were But their everlasting Green?
Unknown author: Oh! St. Patrick was a gentleman who came from decent people; in Dublin city, he built a church and put a steeple on it.