Dublin over: St. Patrick's Day jokes for kids (A #TBT feature)

Dublin over: St. Patrick's Day jokes for kids (A #TBT feature)

Dear readers: This #TBT feature originally appeared on Grandma’s Briefs March 15, 2017. Thank you for reading—and chucklin’ over—my corny collection.

Time for another round of seasonal silly stuff for kids and their keepers, be they grandmothers or others. This go-round the subject is St. Patrick and his special day.

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A grand St. Patrick's Day performance: Get Your Green On!

st. patrick's day jibjab

In preparation for St. Patrick's Day, my grandsons, Jim, and I have been putting in long hours of practice on a special performance for our Grandma's Briefs friends.

Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you Bubby, Mac, Jak, PawDad and Gramma in Get Your Green...

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Dublin over: 16 St. Patrick's Day jokes for kids

Time for another round of seasonal silly stuff for kids and their keepers, be they grandmothers or others. This go-round the subject is St. Patrick and his special day.

st. patrick's day jokes for kids 

What do you call a big Irish spider?

A Paddy long legs

 

What does Ireland have more than any other country?...

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St. Paddy's fact and fiction plus GRAND Social No. 247 link party for grandparents

St. Paddy's fact and fiction

St. Patrick's Day, one of the few holidays everyone loves to celebrate in ways large or small — regardless of one's religious, political, ancestral, or astrological background — is this Friday. Whether it's shamrock cookies, brisket, green beer or any other of the bevy of traditional Irish goodies you share with friends and family on the happy day, consider sharing a wee bit o' the following Irish lore with them as well, some fact and some fiction, all courtesy History.com.

First, I will share with you my favorite fact from the list as well as my fave fiction.

Fave fact: I am one in a million. One of 34.7 million, to be precise, as I'm one of that many U.S. residents who have honest-to-goodness Irish blood (of some degree) coursing through their veins. Yep, I'm Irish (and Dutch... which I've been told, "doesn't amount to much.")

Fave fiction: Good ol' Patrick of whom the holiday was named wasn't Irish! Nope, Patrick was born in Britain, then, at the age of 16, was kidnapped and sent to Ireland as a slave. Who knew? Not me!

There's more where that came from! Right here, the full infographic of fantastic St. Paddy's Day fact and fiction:

st. patrick's day trivia

May the luck o' the Irish be...

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The Saturday Post: Into The Mystic edition

I'm proud to say that I am indeed Irish and not just on St. Patrick's Day. In honor of the holiday, here's my favorite Irish musician, Van Morrison, singing one of my all-time favorite songs of his.

May the luck o' the Irish be with us all!

Happy St. Patrick's Day!