People wear green on St. Patrick's Day to avoid being pinched.
This tradition originated in the United States, along with the legend that wearing green protects one from leprechauns. Those not wearing green are pinched, a reminder that they are fair game for mischeivous sprites.
On St Patrick's Day it is customary to wear shamrocks and/or green clothing or .....
For most Irish people in Ireland the day has little to do with religion at all. St.
Here are the four reasons green is equated with St. Patrick's Day: ... those fairy
creatures who randomly pinch people no matter what color they're wearing.
Mar 17, 2010 ... On St. Patrick's Day, a look at how three well-known traditions came to ... People
began pinching those who didn't wear green as a reminder ...
Mar 15, 2012 ... St. Patrick's Day was originally a Roman Catholic holiday ... On the holiday,
people in Ireland do not wear as much green or celebrate quite as ...
Mar 10, 2015 ... Nowadays, St Patty's Day is an excuse to party, drink, wear green and go around
pinching people that aren't wearing green. Now that you know ...
Mar 14, 2015 ... People traditionally celebrated St. Patrick's Day by attending mass and thinking
about the life and legacy of St. ... Why Do We Wear Green?
Mar 17, 2013 ... But what's the history of this emerald-hued holiday, and why do we celebrate ...
Wearing green has become a staple of St. Patrick's Day, but the ... In Ireland,
some people still adhere to the tradition of Catholics wearing green ...
One of the reasons that one wears green on St. Patrick's Day is because the
Catholic side of Ireland is identified with green, and St. Patrick is a Catholic Saint
Find out more about St. Patrick's Day, its origins, symbols, how it is celebrated ...
Irish culture with parades, dancing, special foods and a whole lot of green.