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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Patrick%27s_Day

Saint Patrick's Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick is a cultural and religious celebration held on .... On St Patrick's Day, it is customary to wear shamrocks, green clothing or green accessories (the "wearing of the green"), the colour .... By 2006, the festival was five days long; more than 675,000 people attended the 2009 parade.

www.csmonitor.com/USA/Society/2010/0317/St.-Patrick-s-Day-Why-do-we-wear-green

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 ...

time.com/4699771/green-irish-st-patricks-day-color

Mar 16, 2017 ... St Patrick's Day means green is everywhere. Here's the surprising history of how the color became associated with all things Irish.

www.rd.com/culture/wear-green-st-patricks-day

Not quite the way people celebrated St. Patrick's Day in the 7th century. Back then, St. Patrick's Day ... And isn't that reason enough to wear green? More: Culture ...

www.latintimes.com/why-do-you-wear-green-st-patricks-day-see-history-behind-emerald-tradition-301368

Mar 14, 2017 ... Learn why green is the color to wear on St. Patty's Day! ... On March 17, we celebrate St. Patrick's Day, a day rich in tradition that goes way back in history. ... green and go around pinching people that aren't wearing green.

www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/st-patrick-day-2017-today-ireland-google-doodle-patron-saint-why-wear-green-shamrock-pinch-how-did-a7634906.html

Mar 17, 2017 ... Why wear green? ... Wearing green for St Patrick's Day only dates back to 19th century New York .... 2) Why do we pinch people on March 17?

www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/15/st-patricks-day_n_1348003.html

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 ...

www.bhg.com/holidays/st-patricks-day/traditions/how-to-wear-green-for-st-patricks-day

Wearing green shirts and leprechaun costumes on St. Patrick's Day are traditions that started in the 17th century, when people wore green ribbons and ...

www.bustle.com/articles/148061-why-do-we-wear-green-on-st-patricks-day-a-brief-history-behind-this-tradition

Mar 15, 2016 ... Originally, the official color of the St. Patrick's Day was blue (which ... wearing the color, which has developed into others pinching people to ...