Avery M. and Ava M., Staff Writer

☘️St. Patrick’s Day Riddles☘️

Why do people wear shamrocks on St. Patrick’s Day?
(Real rocks are too heavy!)
Why can’t you iron a four-leaf clover?
(Because you shouldn’t press your luck!)

What do you call a fake stone in Ireland?
(A sham-rock!)

What type of bow cannot be tied?
(A rain-bow!)

Where can you always find gold?
(In the dictionary!)

Why do frogs like St. Patrick’s Day?
(Because they’re already wearing green!)

What did the leprechaun do for a living?
(He was a short-order cook!)

How can you tell if a leprechaun is having a good time?
(He is Dublin over with laughter!)

What is Irish and left out on the lawn all summer?
(Paddy O’Furniture!)

Why did St. Patrick drive all the snakes out of Ireland?
(He couldn’t afford plane fare!)

When is an Irish potato not an Irish potato?
(When it’s a French fry!)

What do you call a diseased criminal?
(A leper-con!)

Why can’t you borrow money from a leprechaun?
(Because they’re always a little short!)

☘️I hope you enjoy these festive riddles and jokes☘️



Facts about St. Patrick


  • St. Patrick died on March 17
  • He was the patron saint of Ireland
  • At 16 he was captured and then was a slave for 6 years after
  • He became a priest
  • St. Patrick used the clover to symbolize the Holy Trinity
  • He has been celebrated by the Irish for more than 1,000 years

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