This March 17, the world will join together in celebrating the majesty of Ireland and its people. Saint Patrick has long symbolised Ireland's on-going stuggle from oppression, whether religious, social or political. This is both a significant and cherished event, and a darned good excuse to kick up your heels and have a wee lil' bit o' fun.
Now, thanks to the marvels of the Internet, Irish decendents can come together from all around the world to share their love of the country. Below, you will find links to Irish chat rooms, St Patrick's Day clipart, screensavers, jokes, recipes and more - all set to put you in the mood for a mighty celebration of celtic culture.
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Jokes & Humor |
- Clipart -
4YEO - Superb graphical set for your Irish website, free to those sites that agree to link back to 4YEO. FOr a website theme that is heavy on shamrock/clover, look no further.
Aon Celtic Art - Incredible range of celtic-themed clipart and web graphics. Free for non-profit use. Their range includes knotwork, crosses, spirals, animal iconography, claddaghs, borders, buttons and more.
BWS Long-Playing Computer Graphics - Detailed free collection of celtic imagery designed primarily for use on web.
Free Celtic Clipart - Wide range of celtic tiled patterns, with some complex dropcaps available to jazz up your invitations/cards/website.
- Downloads -
Kate.net has made available an impressive range of St Patrick's Day wallpaper images, wchih are available for use on your computer or mobile device desktop for free. Resolutions range from 800x600, all the way up to 2560x1600, enabling you to celebrate St Patrick's Day on even the biggest of monitors.
- Greetings -
Blue Mountain - Send a humorous animated St. Paddy's Day greeting to your friends and relatives. Some of these come complete with your choice of traditional Irish background music, while others are animated and/or interactive; a great range altogether.
Greetings Island - This site, being a little more obscure than some of the bigger electronic greeting card resources, is a good place to find unique and original ecard creatives. They currently have about two dozen St Patrick's Day card images available for sending at no cost.
- Fun-n-Games -
The Spruce Crafts have compiled a collecton of several free St Patrick's Day word search puzzles. These make a great little novelty activity for use on St Patrick's Day for both individuals and small groups, such as classrooms. If your students are looking for a free St Patrick's Day activity to expand their vocabulary and increase their understanding of this celebration, these puzzles could be a good place to start.
- Jokes -
Fatherly has brought together 20 of the best clean St Patrick's Day jokes, which are suitable for children. Use these to give your classroom or morning drive a fresh spark of laughter this March, filled with rib-tickling Irish humor.
- Recipes -
Yummly - Learn how to prepare a number of traditional Irish breakfast dishes, to get this St Patrick's Day celebration off to the right start. Enjoy a hearty full breakfast, Irish stew, brunch fritter or stack of Irish pancakes this year.
- More Irish Goodies -
Free Celtic Fonts - Six freeware fonts for you to download.