St. Paddy's Day Trivia !

Real Estate Agent with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage NRDS # 146013739

Happy St. Patrick's Day!



While drinking your green beer and eating Corned Beef & Cabbage

You can have some fun - asking these questions!


St. Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland.


Q) How many U.S. Residents claim Irish heritage?

A) 33 Million! (7 times Ireland's total poulation) according to Ripley's 


Q) What color was originally associated with St. Patrick? 

A) Blue! - It gradually changed to green.


Q) Where was St. Patrick born?

A) Britain - He was captured and brought to Ireland.


Q) When did St Patrick Die? 

A) Generally, it is beleived 420 AD but these is a point of contention with historians.


Q) Where is St. Patrick buried?

A) Downpatrick - March 17 is the accepted date of his death.


Q) What did St. Patrick drive out of Ireland according to legend?

A) Snakes - There are no snakes in Ireland


Q) What is associated with St. Patrick? a) the Blarney Stone - b) sword, c) bell.

A) "c" - His bell is located in the National Museum of Ireland.


Q) What plant is connected to St. Patrick?

A) Shamrock - He left them behind to show the snakes would not return!


My Maiden name is "Moran". My dad was a huge fan of the "Fighting Irish".

He sparred with my husband who is a USC fan!



 Have a great St. Patrick's Day!


St Patrick's Day





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Sheila Anderson
Referral Group Incorporated - East Brunswick, NJ
The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133

Good morning Sheri. A lot of good information is here. Have a great day.

Mar 17, 2017 07:22 AM #2
Abby Stiller
Premier Realty Homes of SWFL - Cape Coral, FL
Real Estate Agent Serving Southwest Florida

happy St Patricks Day Sheri Sperry - MCNE® 

Mar 17, 2017 07:29 AM #3
Rebecca Lewis
ODAT Realty Services, Inc - Grayson, GA

Happy St Patrick's Day. Great trivia questions. I only knew about half of them.

Mar 17, 2017 07:33 AM #4
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

I learned a lot from your post. Thank you for the trivia

Mar 17, 2017 07:45 AM #5
Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®
RE/MAX Realty Center - Waukesha, WI
Giving Back With Each Home Sold!

I love your trivia...I know some and was clueless on others!

Mar 17, 2017 07:48 AM #6
Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad

Hi Sheri

Fun read on this special day. I wonder how many people would be stumped?

Happy St. Patrick's Day! And have a wonderful weekend!


Mar 17, 2017 08:39 AM #7
Nina Hollander
RE/MAX Executive | Charlotte, NC - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

Great post, Sheri and Happy St Patrick's Day to you. It's a nice holiday when even those of us who have no Irish blood, can pretend that we do!

Mar 17, 2017 08:42 AM #8
Michael Jacobs
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena Area Real Estate 818.516.4393

Happy St Patrick's Day, Sheri -- thank you for the trivia.  However you spend it, enjoy the day.   

Mar 17, 2017 08:55 AM #9
Amanda S. Davidson
Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group - Alexandria, VA
Alexandria Virginia Homes For Sale

Sheri, fun facts to share today, I enjoyed your post! Happy St. Patricks Day!

Mar 17, 2017 11:05 AM #10
Hannah Williams
Re/Max Eastern inc. - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-953-8818

Happy St Patty's Day Sheri Sperry - MCNE®  best be wearin the green

Mar 17, 2017 11:06 AM #11
Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

Thanks for the trivia!  Didn't know any of that.  Have a fabulous day and enjoy your weekend! -Kasey

Mar 17, 2017 11:50 AM #12
Doug Dawes
Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
Your Personal Realtor®

Hi Sheri Sperry - MCNE® 

My mother's mother's last name was Murphy. She traveled to this country and arrived through Prince Edward Island

Mar 17, 2017 12:05 PM #13
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


The only Irish I may have may be from eons ago, when the Vikings were around.  On my father's side, my grandfather had traced the family back to the Viking that came to Russia.

However, we celebrate regardless.  A

Mar 17, 2017 03:31 PM #14
Lou Ludwig
Ludwig & Associates - Boca Raton, FL
Designations Earned CRB, CRS, CIPS, GRI, SRES, TRC


Interesting post . . . . Thanks for sharing the facts on St' Partick.

Good luck and success.

Lou Ludwig

Mar 17, 2017 05:44 PM #15
Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

Nice little St. Paddy's Day trivia. I was glad that I know most of it.

Mar 17, 2017 05:50 PM #16
Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

Those are interesting facts surround St. Paddy's Day, Sheri!  For one reason or another, my mother always sent me to school wearing orange on St. Patrick's Day when I was a kid.  

Mar 17, 2017 06:19 PM #17
Chris Ann Cleland
Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA - Bristow, VA
Associate Broker, Bristow, VA

I only knew a couple of these.  Nice to be able to pick up some new St. Patrick's Day trivia.

Mar 17, 2017 08:32 PM #18
James Dray
Fathom Realty AR LLC - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Good morning Sheri.  According to my DNA I have no Irish blood however, my mother has called me a thick headed Irishman from time to time

Mar 18, 2017 03:10 AM #19
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Hi Sheri - I feel informed that I know most of them.  Living in New York, there are many celebrating Irish.

Mar 19, 2017 10:56 AM #20
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD
Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

Thank you very much for sharing your St. Patrick's Day trivia.

We have a Moran as a neighbor.

Mar 19, 2017 11:45 AM #21
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