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QUIZ: How Irish are you?

March 17 is St. Patrick’s Day, a time to celebrate all things Irish
Guinness is a beer associated with Ireland. What style of beer is Guinness? (Wikimedia Commons)

St. Patrick’s Day, on March 17, is a religious and cultural holiday and a time to celebrate Ireland and Irish culture.

The day is in honour of the patron saint of Ireland and there are plenty of Irish-themed events and celebrations around the world on that day.

In Newfoundland and Labrador, the day is a holiday for provincial government employees.

If you are Irish, or if you wish you were Irish, this is a day to wear green and participate in the festivities.

How much do you know about this day and Irish culture? Put your knowledge to the test with these 10 questions.

Good luck.

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The shamrock is associated with Ireland. What type of plant is the shamrock? (Wikimedia commons)
A man in a leprechaun outfit participates in a St. Patrick’s Day parade. What treasure is associated with leprechauns? (Wikimedia Commons)
Participants take part in the St Patrick’s Day parade on the streets of Dublin, Friday March 17, 2017. (Brian Lawless/PA via AP)

John Arendt

About the Author: John Arendt

John Arendt has worked as a journalist for more than 30 years. He has a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Journalism degree from Ryerson Polytechnical Institute.
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