Every March 17, millions of people around the globe don the green and turn Irish. They might march in parades, wear shamrocks, gather in pubs or simply get rowdy in honor of St. Patrick, who died on that day in the year 461. Who is this figure anyway? St. Patrick is known for introduced Christianity to Ireland in the fifth century. Today, St. Patrick stands as a beloved figure in Ireland and as one of the world’s most popular saints.

In this infographic, InsuranceQuotes.com takes a look at some of the good and the bad aspects of this beloved holiday.

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade of Facts


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