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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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 Celtic Clipart - Detailed free collection of celtic imagery designed primarily for use on web.
Free Celtic Clipart - Explore a wide range of celtic tiled patterns, with some complex dropcaps available to jazz up your invitations/cards/website.
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Fantasy Fonts provides you with access to a collection of - you guessed it - fantasy-themed fonts. Among the medieval and sci-fi related fonts included in this collection are a number of Celtic-inspired typefaces, which are perfect for creating St Patrick's Day social media graphics, event invitation and posters. Jump in and enjoy these free downloadable fonts.
Kate.net has made available an impressive range of St Patrick's Day wallpaper images, which 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.
Free Celtic Fonts - Six freeware fonts for you to download.
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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.
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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 -
Irish-Themed Dad Jokes has brought together 17 of the best, clean St Patrick's Day jokes, which are suitable for sharing at the pub, workplace or around the dinner table this March. Use these to give your classroom or morning drive a fresh spark of laughter on St Paddy's morn, filled with rib-tickling Irish humor.
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Healthy St Patrick's Day Recipes - If you intend to plan a party for St Patrick's Day this year, or wish to contribute a surprising dish to a potluck at work, this collection will lead you in the right direction. Health Food Recipe is offering up a lucky 7 Irish-inspired recipes, each of which is designed to be healthy and delicious. From Shamrock Smoothie Bowls through to a hearty Irish Root Vegetable Stew (yum) and the tempting Irish Apple and Barley Pudding dessert, these are bound to have you feeling warm and comforted this St Paddy's Day.
Yummly St Patrick's Day - Learn how to prepare a number of traditional Irish dishes, ranging from sweet treats to delicious soups, and to themed breakfasts designed 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.
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Unveiling the Mysteries of the Claddagh Ring - Whether you're considering gift ideas ahead of this St Patrick's Day, or wish to have some fascinating trivia ready to share at your get-together on the day, this detailed exploration of the classic Irish Claddagh Ring and the superstitions attached to the item is definitely worth a read.