Top 5 Things Not to Do on St Patrick’s Day in Ireland

Julia | 26 - 02 - 2021
Not to Do on St Patrick's Day

With St. Patrick’s Day approaching faster, make sure to know about its history, facts, and most importantly, about the things to do in Ireland on St. Patrick’s Day and about the things not to do on St. Patrick’s Day. There are millions of people around the world who used to come to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. If you are one of them, then get into our blog to know about St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland traditions and their facts. 

1. Drink in Public

Drinking is not a part of St. Patrick’s Day, and drinking too much and partying has not been welcomed in Ireland. The government has also banned drinking and many pubs from selling liquor between the years 1927 to 1970.

2. You Shouldn’t Wish People “Happy St. Patty’s Day!”

Many of you might think that patty is a nickname for Patrick and wish “Happy St. Patty’s Day!”. Patty is a nickname for Patricia and not Patrick.

What Will You Get If You Don't Wear Green on St. Patrick's Day in the United States?
  • A. A Slap
  • B. A Pinch
  • C. A Chocolate
  • D. None of the Above

3. Don’t Ignore the Laws

On St. Patrick’s Day, lots of people come from different parts of the world to celebrate it.

Ignoring the laws in Ireland on St. Patrick’s Day is a significant crime, and you might get arrested too.

4. Don’t arrive too late for the parade

There are plenty of activities that revolve around St Patrick’s Day, and therefore the celebrations start almost every week before St Patrick’s Day which consists of a parade, wearing green, trying traditional St. Patrick’s day foods. You might miss out on the most wonderful opportunities to learn about Irish culture.

5. You Should Wear Only the Irish Flag

Dressing up with a tricolor flag, Irish hat, crowns, or a leprechaun costume is standard on St. Patrick’s Day so make sure you dress appropriately.

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