On Saint Patrick’s Day, it’s customary to wear shamrocks, green clothing or green accessories. Saint Patrick is said to have used the shamrock, a three-leaved plant, to elucidate the Holy Trinity to the pagan Irish

On Saint Patrick’s Day, it’s customary to wear shamrocks, green clothing or green accessories. Saint Patrick is said to have used the shamrock, a three-leaved plant, to elucidate the Holy Trinity to the pagan Irish. This story first seems in writing in 1726, although it might be older. In pagan Ireland, three was a major number and the Irish had many triple deities, which can have aided St Patrick in his evangelisation efforts.

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