HAPPY St Patrick’s weekend!

Undoubtedly one of our favourite times of the year, as it gives you an opportunity to kick back with a Guinness and just have a good old time with your friends.

St Patrick's DayThe St Patrick’s Day parade in Dublin (Brian Lawless/PA)

However, St Patrick’s Day is so much more than an opportunity for a cheeky bit of day drinking. The question is: how much do you really know about this time of year? Don’t worry - we’ve got your back.

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Prepare for some serious learning – everything from why green is such an important colour and where Patrick is actually from. All the key stuff.

Now go and impress all of your friends over a Guinness with your newfound knowledge. You’re welcome.

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