VIDEO: The Many Lies Of St. Patrick’s Day

If you’ve ever met anyone who was born in Ireland, you probably know that Ireland isn’t all that into St. Patrick’s Day. Not in the same way as Americans, at least!

History Channel has gone as far as to make a video about St. Patrick’s Day’s biggest myths.

Some facts:

St. Patrick… WASN’T IRISH.

St. Patrick supposedly chased all snakes out of Ireland… But Ireland never had snakes to begin with!

“Shamrocks” don’t really exist. They’re actually one of several plants, like wood sorrel and white and yellow clover.

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with parades… started in America!

Watch the full video below:


 

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