The Legend of Saint Patrick

Raggie Writes

Despite my family having roots in Ireland, I am yet to visit this stunning place. My green eyes have always been drawn to the emerald country, so until I get to visit, I will just celebrate the famous St. Patrick’s Day!

What started as a feast to honour Saint Patrick has evolved into a celebration of Ireland and all of its wonder.

Things may be a little quieter this Paddy’s Day, with social distancing and lock downs in place, so let’s take the opportunity to learn a little more about why we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.

The Legend of Saint Patrick

Interestingly, Saint Patrick was not born in Ireland. Born in Roman Britain, he was kidnapped at sixteen years old and taken to Ireland to work as a slave.

He managed to escape slavery after six years and returned home to Britannia to live with his family. It was here…

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