Asked in Ireland, Northern Ireland
Where is there a statue of St. Patrick in Ireland?
There are statues of St. Patrick in many churches in Ireland. There are also statues of him in significant places associated with him, like Croagh Patrick, a mountain in county Mayo. ...
Asked in Ireland
What was the national color of Ireland at the time of St. Patrick?
The official colour of Ireland is actually blue, not green as many people think. It is known as St. Patrick's blue. At the time of St. Patrick, Ireland would not have had a national colour. ...
Asked in Northern Ireland
Why was St Patrick saint of Northern Ireland?
Saint Patrick is the patron saint of all of Ireland. Northern Ireland is only in existence as a separate entity since 1922. St. Patrick brought Christianity to all of Ireland and there are a number of places in modern day Northern Ireland that he is associated with, like Downpatrick and Slemish mountain. The Catholic Church is organised on an all-Ireland basis, and the head of the Catholic Church in Ireland is based in Armagh, which is in Northern Ireland. ...
Why is the shamrock important to Ireland?
It is one of the symbols of Ireland, though not the official symbol. When St. Patrick came to Ireland it is said that he used the shamrock as a way of explaining how there are 3 gods in one God. ...
Asked in Saints
What was the name of the mountain where Saint Patrick worked to take care of the sheep?
According to legend, following his capture and being brought to Ireland as a slave, Patrick worked as a shepherd at Slemish Mountain for about six years, from ages 16 through 22. ...
Asked in Actors & Actresses
What actors and actresses appeared in Lament for Patrick Ireland - 2010?
The cast of Lament for Patrick Ireland - 2010 includes: Robert Ballagh Patrick Ireland as himself ...
Asked in Saints
Who was St. Patrick and what is his connection with Slemish?
St. Patrick brought Christianity to Ireland. He is Ireland's patron saint. He spent some time on Slemish mountain as a slave minding sheep. ...