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Happy St. Patrick's Day!

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St. Patrick's Day is celebrated on 17th March each year. St. Patrick's Day is an Irish holiday celebrated all around the planet to _1_ the patron saint of Ireland, Saint Patrick. He is said to have _2_ on March 17 around the year 493.

Although he was born in Britain, it is believed he _3_ 300 churches in Ireland and of having converted most of the population to Christianity. It is also believed St. Patrick _4_ all the snakes out of Ireland.

When Irish people started _5_ all over the world, they took the St. Patrick's tradition with them especially with the Irish who went to America. Boston began celebrating it in 1737 and the first St. Patrick's Day parade was held in New York City in 1766.

Saint Patrick's Day is celebrated with green clothing and themed-food, Irish Music, and _6_ of the Irish beer, Guinness.

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