I lived in Ireland for eight years, so I've seen St. Patrick's Day celebrated every which way, including from the inside of many a pub. Truth be told, American St. Patrick's celebrations have a lot more green and sparkles involved than any typical Irish celebration does. Even though St. Patrick's Day might be more tame for the Irish and for all us parents, we can at least have a giggle during the holiday with these hilarious St. Patrick's Day memes.
From Kermit to Cromwell, there are memes that cover every aspect of the holiday. I mean, did you ever think it was possible to recount the Irish famine to the tune of "My Milkshake Brings All the Boys to the Yard"? I certainly did not, but I will definitely not be able to get that darn song out of my head anytime soon.
While we all get to laugh at these funny memes for St. Patrick's Day, there is one serious matter that bears discussing. From someone very close to the source, take it from me: It's spelled Paddy, not Patty. Paddy is what we call that old guy who drove the snakes out of Ireland, and Patty is, in fact, a lady. Once you've learned that vital fact, it's your duty as someone who celebrates St. Patrick's Day to henceforth call it Paddy's Day.
Now, back to the task at hand: having a proper giggle at these silly St. Patrick's Day memes, because we all know that March definitely feels like the longest month and we could all use a bit of a pick-me-up at this point in the winter.
1. St. Patrick’s Miracles
Turning water into hand sanitizer really would be the ultimate miracle this St. Patrick’s Day 2020 which is sure to be different from previous holidays with most people celebrating at home while social distancing. Ask Siri to play some bag pipes for you, and maybe crack a beer on your couch if you’re feeling festive.
3. Even Kermit Participates By Wearing Green
4. Little Party Animal
Let's be honest, the best thing about St. Patrick's Day as a parent is being able to put a giant bow on your baby's head — in addition to leggings, a skirt, and a onesie that all match. That's dedication to the cause of taking all holidays to the max. Baby doesn't even need a place to go for this outfit to be 100% appropriate — some might even say necessary.
6. Seamus All
You're definitely not the only one who pauses when they see the Irish name Seamus in writing. But hey, now you finally know how to properly pronounce it, and all it took was this cheesy meme.
7. Take Down Christmas Tree
8. When St. Patrick Gets Set Up With Medusa
9. Not So Lucky Irish
10. Rare Clovers
11. Feeling Regretful
12. Designated Driver
This might be the one year when a designated driver isn't needed because hopefully everyone's staying in.
13. Meanwhile, In Ireland
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