The very first St. Patrick's Day parade was not in Ireland. It was in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1737.
Patrick’s ‘real’ name was Maewyn Succat, or in Latin, Magonus Succetus. He
The average amount American St. Patrick’s Day revelers will spend this holiday is $36.52 per person, totaling a combined $4.6 billion.
According to the most recent census data, 33.3 million U.S. residents claim Irish ancestry, which is seven times Ireland's total population.
There are no female leprechauns. If Irish folk tales are to be believed, the mystical beings are expressly male.
If, by chance, one did happen to find a mystical pot at the end of a rainbow this St. Patrick's Day, and it contained 1,000 gold coins weighing one ounce each, the total current worth would be $1.26 million.