We all know that St. Patrick’s Day is a day to celebrate everything Irish, from the food and drink to the culture and people. It also happens to be a time when everyone gets their share of good-natured jokes about what it means to be Irish. Here are 55 of our favorite St. Patrick’s Day jokes, guaranteed to have you laughing all day long.
This is one holiday that my children are adamant about celebrating every year.
And the screams from pinching their big sister (since she forgot to wear green) and the constant request for eating green food and reading holiday themed books make for some great memories.
But there’s one tradition in our home that stands strong, no matter what holiday we are celebrating – having a “punny” funny celebration.
Here are some of the most hilarious St. Patrick’s Day jokes for kids. And to help your children learn a thing or two about this special holiday, you’ll also find famous Irish sayings and blessings to share with your loved ones.
What Are Some St. Patrick’s Day Sayings?
St. Patrick’s day is a very popular holiday, and there are many special sayings that go along with it!
Some of the more popular sayings include, “The luck of the Irish” and “Kiss me, I’m Irish.”
Other Irish sayings include:
May the luck of the Irish be with you.
Top o’ the morning to ya!
May the wind always be at your back
May you live as long as you want, and never want as long as you live.
If you’re enough lucky to be Irish…you’re lucky enough!
May the luck of the Irish be with you on this day and everyday.
May neighbors respect you, trouble neglect you, the angels protect you, and Heaven accept you.
I complained that I had no shoes until I met a man who had no feet.
May your heart be light and happy, may your smile be big and wide, and may your pockets always have a coin or two inside.
May you have the hindsight to know where you’ve been, the foresight to know where you are going, and the insight to know when you have gone too far.
What is St. Patrick’s Day?
St. Patrick’s day has become one of the most widely celebrated holidays around the world! However, it doesn’t have its origins in any country or culture, but rather just a saint who was born on this holiday over 1800 years ago!
He became known as one of the patron saints of Ireland and is often celebrated as such.
How Do You Celebrate St Patrick’s Day?
Many people wear shamrocks, green or they go to a parade on this day! It can also include going out for some Irish food like corned beef and cabbage!
Why Is St. Patrick’s Day Celebrated In North America?
This holiday has become so popular because it gives people the chance to embrace their Irish heritage by celebrating with family and friends! Another part of its popularity comes from all of the fun traditions associated with the day like parades and wearing green.
What Is A Nickname For St. Patrick’s Day?
St. Patrick’s Day has many names, including St. Patty’s Day, St Patrick’s Day, and Paddy’s day!
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What Do Leprechaun’s Do On St. Patrick’s Day?
Leprechauns are known to be mischievous creatures that do many different things on St. Patrick’s Day! Most commonly, they hide their pots of gold at the end of the rainbow. But, the only way to snatch their pot of gold is to catch a leprechaun and have him take you to the gold!
What’s A Good Irish Blessings?
Some common Irish blessings include:
May you live to be 100 years, with one extra year to repent.
May the roof above you never fall in and those gathered beneath it never fall out.
May the saddest day of your future be no worse than the happiest day of your past.
May the most you wish for be the least you get.
May the enemies of Ireland never eat bread nor drink whisky, but be tormented with itching without the benefit of scratching.
May misfortune follow you the rest of your life, and never catch up.
May your home always be too small to hold all your friends.
May the worst you’ve ever seen be the best you’ll ever see again.
The Best Leprechaun One Liner Jokes
Why can’t you borrow money from a leprechaun? Because they’re always a little short.
Why do leprechauns like shamrocks? Because real rocks are too heavy.
What do you call a leprechaun who collects plastic bottles, used newspapers, and aluminum? A “wee-cycler!”
Why should you never iron a four leaf clover? You don’t want to press your luck.
What did the leprechaun say when the video game ended? Game clover!
Why did the leprechaun cross the road? To get to the Irish pub!
What did the leprechaun say when he got kicked off of St. Patrick’s Day? “I’m shamrocked!”
How do you keep a leprechaun from running away? Put some gold coins in your pocket!
Why do leprechauns love to garden? They have green thumbs!
Why are there never any leprechauns at birthday parties? Because they don’t have the pot of gold!
How can you tell a leprechaun is having a good time? He’s Dublin over with laughter!
Do leprechauns make good secretaries? Sure, they’re great at shorthand!
Why did the leprechaun climb over the rainbow? To get to the other side!
How did the leprechaun beat the Irishman to the pot of gold? He took a shortcut!
Why do leprechauns hate running? They’d rather jig than jog.
What did one shamrock say to the other when it saw a leprechaun? Look clover there.
The Top Clean Leprechaun Jokes
What’s a leprechaun’s favorite kind of music? Sham-rock and roll.
What do leprechauns love to barbecue? Short ribs!
What position did the leprechaun play on the baseball team? Shortstop!
What do you call a leprechaun who goes to prison? A lepre-con!
Why are leprechauns so hard to get along with? Because they’re very short-tempered!
Why do leprechauns prefer dollar bills over coins? Because they’re green!
What did the leprechaun yell when he couldn’t find his keys? Where are my lucky charms?!
What does a leprechaun call a happy man wearing green? A Jolly Green Giant!
The Best Irish Jokes For Kids
What did the Irish referee say when the soccer match ended? Game clover.
How can Irish people tell when it’s summer? The rain gets warmer.
Why shouldn’t you iron a four-leaf clover? You might press your luck!
Who was St. Patrick’s favorite superhero? Green Lantern.
What did St. Patrick order to drink at the Chinese restaurant? Green tea.
What did one Irish ghost say to the other Irish ghost? Top O’ the moaning to you!
What do you call a big Irish spider? A Paddy long legs.
When is an Irish Potato not an Irish Potato? When it’s a FRENCH fry!
Where can you always find a shamrock? In the dictionary.
What do you say if you lose a game on St. Patrick’s Day? Game clover.
What do you say to the smartest person you know on St. Patrick’s Day? You’re very clover!
Why do frogs like St. Patrick’s Day? Because they’re always wearing green.
What should you say to a runner in the St. Patrick’s Day marathon? Irish you luck!
How is a best friend like a 4-leaf clover? Because they are hard to find and lucky to have.
What does it mean if you find a four-leaf clover? That you have too much time on your hands!
What do you get when you cross a pillowcase with a stone? A sham-rock!
What do they call the Irish jig at McDonalds? A Shamrock Shake.
What instrument would a show-off play on St. Patrick’s Day? The bragpipes.
What do you get when you find a four leaf clover in a patch of poison ivy? A rash of good luck.
Why can’t Irish golfers ever end a game? They refuse to leave the green.
Are people jealous of the Irish? Sure, they’re green with envy!
How should you buy drinks on St. Patrick’s Day? With soda bread.
How do musicians show off on St. Patrick’s Day? They play their brag-pipes.
What do you call a bad Irish dance? A jig mistake.
The Best St. Patrick’s Day Knock Knock Jokes
Warren anything green for St. Patrick’s Day?
Irish I were an Oscar Mayer Weiner!
Pat your coat on and let’s go to the St. Patrick’s Day parade!
Clover here and I’ll tell you.
Saint no time for questions, open the door!
Erin as fast as I could but couldn’t catch the leprechaun.
Irish I could find a 4-leaf clover.
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! We hope you have a wonderful day celebrating with family and friends, enjoying all of the Irish traditions associated with this holiday! What’s your favorite funny St. Patrick’s Day joke? Which one will make you laugh until it hurts? Let me know in the comments below.
Micah Klug is a wife, homeschooling mother to five children, and author. She teaches time-tested solutions to help parents remember what matters most in life, including strengthening their home, faith, and family relationships. To learn how a child who grew up in an authoritarian home is now creating an environment of peace and joy in her own home visit this page. If you want to contact Micah, send her an email here or email [email protected]